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* Note, this list is in the proces of being updated and is not intended to be exhaustive.

 

International / Plurilateral Agreements

OECD

Anti-competitive practices (general)

Recommendation of the Council concerning co-operation between member countries on anticompetitive
practices affecting international trade (1995)
(from OECD site)

1995 Recommendation (from ACCC site)

1995 Recommendation (from FTC web site)

Cartels

Best Practices for the Formal Exchange of Information Between Competition Authorities in
Hard Core Cartel Investigations (2005)

Recommendation of the Council concerning effective action against hard core cartels (1998)

Mergers

Recommendation of the Council concerning merger review (2005)

ICN

Mergers

Guiding Principles for Merger Notification and Review

Recommended Practices for Merger Notification Procedures

Recommended Practices for Merger Analysis (2008)

Dominance/Substantial Market Power

Dominance/Substantial Market Power Analysis Pursuant to Unilateral Conduct Laws - Recommended Practices

Other

Recommended Practices on Remedies and Competition Agency Powers (2005)

 

Regional resources

Europe

European Competition Network

 

Bilateral and Tri-lateral agreements

Australia

International Agreements (ACCC web site)

Canada

ACCC - New Zealand Commerce Commission - Commissioner of Competition (Canada) Cooperation agreement (2000)

Fiji

ACCC - Fiji MOU (2002)

Korea

ACCC - Korea Fair Trade Commission Agrrangement (2002)

New Zealand

Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations

Cooperation Agreement between the ACCC and the NZ Commerce Commission (2007)

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the New Zealand Commerce Commission (NZCC)
Co-operation Protocol for Merger Review (2006)
(PDF)

ACCC - New Zealand Commerce Commission - Commissioner of Competition (Canada) Cooperation agreement (2000)

Australia - New Zealand - UK Cooperation and Coordination Agreement (2003)

ACCC - Taiwan Fair Trade Commission - NZ Commerce Commission (2002)

Taiwan

ACCC - Taiwan Fair Trade Commission - NZ Commerce Commission (2002)

United Kingdom

Australia - New Zealand - UK Cooperation and Coordination Agreement (2003)

United States

Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the USA relating to cooperation on
Antitrust Matters (1982)

Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement 2005 (see Chapter 14)

Australia-United States Treaty on Antitrust Enforcement Assistance (1999) (PDF)

Canada

Australia

ACCC - New Zealand Commerce Commission - Commissioner of Competition (Canada) Cooperation agreement (2000)

New Zealand

ACCC - New Zealand Commerce Commission - Commissioner of Competition (Canada) Cooperation agreement (2000)

Europe

United States

1991 and 1998 Cooperation Agreements (from Europa)

1991 Cooperation Agreement (from FTC)

1998 Enhanced Positive COmity Agreement (from FTC)

Best Practices on Cooperation in Reviewing Mergers (2002) (from Europa)

Best Practices on Cooperation in Reviewing Mergers (2002) (from FTC)

Fiji

Australia

ACCC - Fiji MOU (2002)

Korea

Australia

ACCC - Korea Fair Trade Commission Agrrangement (2002)

New Zealand

Australia

Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations

Cooperation Agreement between the ACCC and the NZ Commerce Commission (2007)

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the New Zealand Commerce Commission (NZCC)
Co-operation Protocol for Merger Review (2006)
(PDF)

ACCC - New Zealand Commerce Commission - Commissioner of Competition (Canada) Cooperation agreement (2000)

Australia - New Zealand - UK Cooperation and Coordination Agreement (2003)

ACCC - Taiwan Fair Trade Commission - NZ Commerce Commission (2002)

Canada

ACCC - New Zealand Commerce Commission - Commissioner of Competition (Canada) Cooperation agreement (2000)

United Kingdom

Australia - New Zealand - UK Cooperation and Coordination Agreement (2003)

Taiwan

Australia

ACCC - Taiwan Fair Trade Commission - NZ Commerce Commission (2002)

New Zealand

ACCC - Taiwan Fair Trade Commission - NZ Commerce Commission (2002)

United Kingdom

Australia

Australia - New Zealand - UK Cooperation and Coordination Agreement (2003)

New Zealand

Australia - New Zealand - UK Cooperation and Coordination Agreement (2003)

United States

Cooperation Agreements (list from FTC web site)

Australia

Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement 2005 (see Chapter 14)

Australia-United States Treaty on Antitrust Enforcement Assistance (1999) (PDF)

Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the USA relating to cooperation on
Antitrust Matters (1982)

Europe

1991 and 1998 Cooperation Agreements (from Europa)

1991 Cooperation Agreement (from FTC)

1998 Enhanced Positive COmity Agreement (from FTC)

Best Practices on Cooperation in Reviewing Mergers (2002) (from Europa)

Best Practices on Cooperation in Reviewing Mergers (2002) (from FTC)