Egypt

September 13, 2008 - December 13, 2008

Egyptian Competition Authority Senior Economist at FTC Fellows Program

Through the support and recommendation of the Commercial Law Development Program, the Senior Economist of the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) was accepted as a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) International Fellow worked in Washington DC from mid September 2008 until mid December 2008 in the FTC Bureau of Competition, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Bureau of Economics, Office of Policy Planning, Office of International Affairs, and Office of General Counsel.

August 25, 2008

Competition Law in Egypt

Since 2006, CLDP, in cooperation with the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department, has provided technical assistance to the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) to help implement the new competition law and foster a competition culture in Egypt.

June 30, 2008 - July 1, 2008

Regional Competition Conference

Competition officials and staff from several regional countries attended this North African Regional Competition Conference in Tunis, Tunisia on June 30, 2008, to present and discuss the issues, best practices and commonalities of their competition law advancement.

June 3, 2008

Egyptian and U.S. Standardization Systems

On Tuesday, June 3, 2008, representatives from government and private sectors of Egypt and the U.S. met to witness the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Egyptian Organization for Standardization and the American National Standards Institute.

May 12, 2008 - May 17, 2008

Antitrust and Economics

Following on several training programs and workshops for the newly organized Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA), CLDP sponsored the participation of legal and economic staff from the ECA to attend a workshop on Antitrust and Economics to be held from May 13-16, 2008 in Washington, DC.

March 25, 2008 - March 28, 2008

American Bar Association Antitrust Conference

Three officials from the Egyptian Competition Authority participated in the Antitrust Law Conference in Washington DC from March 25-28, 2008.

March 18, 2008 - March 19, 2008

Merger Notification and Procedures

In CLDP's continuing work in support of technical training for the staff of the newly formed Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA), four ECA staff members were sponsored to attend a workshop dedicated to Merger Notification and Procedures in Brno, Czech Republic on March 18-19, 2008.

February 23, 2008 - February 27, 2008

Workshop on Consumer Product Health and Safety

CLDP hosted staff of the Egyptian Consumer Protection Agency at the Annual Meeting and Training Symposium of the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization in Orlando, Florida.

November 4, 2007 - November 10, 2007

Competition Curriculum

William Kovacic, Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission and former Professor of Competition Law at George Washington University School of Law, traveled to Cairo to meet with the administration and staff of Cairo Universities to discuss the development of a curriculum designed to prepare legal and economic graduates for work in the protection of competition opportunities in Egypt.

September 26, 2007 - October 4, 2007

Antitrust and Law Policy

Three officials from the Egyptian Competition Authority were hosted to participate in the Fordham Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy in New York City and other intergovernmental meetings.