Egypt

March 21, 2009 - April 12, 2009

Egyptian Competition Authority Staff Internship

CLDP hosted two Egyptian Competition Authority senior staff to attend the International Competition Network Workshop on Unilateral Conduct March 23-24, the American Bar Association Spring Antitrust Meeting in Washington, D.C., and held select meetings and informational discussion with US Department of Justice staff from March 30 to April 3, 2009.

February 18, 2009 - February 21, 2009

Global Forum on Competition

Three officials from the Egyptian Competition Authority participated in the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development Forum that was held in Paris, France.

November 16, 2008

Fostering an Effective Competition Culture in Egypt

During the week of November 16, 2008 CLDP held a workshop in Cairo for 150 attendees that explained the challenges and solutions in developing the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) to a broad group of stakeholders.

November 10, 2008 - November 22, 2008

Consultations on Consumer Protection Law and Policy

In support of the mandate of the Egyptian Consumer Protection Agency, CLDP organized a two-week consultative visit to the US and Mexico for sixteen (16) Egyptian officials to meet with their U.S. and Mexican counterparts to discuss, inter alia, policies, regulations, procedures and practices relating to the consumer protection law framework and public/private sector coordination for protecting consumer rights.

October 26, 2008 - October 31, 2008

Cracking Cartels - Recent International Developments

Three officials from the Egyptian Competition Authority participated in the International Cartel Network workshop on Cracking Cartels - Recent International Developments on October 27, 2008.

October 26, 2008 - November 4, 2008

Presentations on the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program

CLDP sponsored the travel of USTR's Marideth Sandler to Tunisia and Egypt, October 24-November 4, 2008.

September 21, 2008 - September 27, 2008

Fordham University Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy

Egyptian Officials from the Egyptian Competition Authority participated in the Fordham Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy in New York City.

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.