Countries focus on protecting consumers amid and after COVID-19
Stakeholders gather to share experiences and exchange information to advance the welfare of consumers in open markets.
Peru adopts merger control law after 20 years of debate
Audio-visual sports rights experts step up to the plate
Consumer rights can spur development, meeting hears
UNCTAD announces the development of a digital tool that will help protect consumers in the digital age
Tactics by 'Big Pharma' to be discussed at global meeting on competition policy
Potentially anticompetitive practices in the pharmaceutical industry are among topics to be discussed at a global meeting on competition next week in Geneva.
Competition and consumer protection regulators must up their game in the Big Data era
Popular ride sharing giant Uber has certainly earned its reputation as a classic "disruptor", shaking up markets, leaving regulators scrambling to catch up, while also benefitting consumers. All over the world, taxi drivers fear the loss of customers, the work rights of drivers' are being questioned, and passengers are seeking redress when things go wrong.
Maximizing consumer welfare in Latin America
This year's meeting of the Working Group on Trade and Competition of Latin America underscored the importance of competition policy to ensure that consumers draw the maximum benefits from trade.
Results of Voluntary Peer Review presented to Namibian competition community
Namibian competition law enforcement was assessed during the dissemination event for the Voluntary Peer Review of Competition Law and Policy in Namibia that was organized by UNCTAD in collaboration with the Namibia Competition Commission.