Between 4 to 5 September 2018, in Vilnius, Lithuania occurred the 11th Annual FTC - Eastern European Competition Workshop organized by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in cooperation with the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba.
This workshop was attended by representatives of the Competition Council of Republic of Moldova: Gabriela CORCIMARI - deputy chief of the Law Department and Nadejda FLOREA - superior state controller, Department of Economic Mergers and Market Researches.
The event, which was organized by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in partnership with the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba, gathered participants from the competition authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia and Ukraine.
The topics of the workshop were the coordinated effects in merger assessment, counterfactual analysis/predicting anticompetitive effects, different approaches to market definition and designing remedies and step-by-step approach to organizing an investigation.
For each of these topics have been submitted for discussions case studies that focused on the particular topic, which represented an exchange of experience and an accumulation of the information.