The inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations described below are reliable sources of credible information about international and foreign competition law and policy. Much of this information is freely available for download from their respective websites.
- Competition Law Forum (CLF) of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)
The CLF brings together practitioners, regulators, and academics from the U.K. and elsewhere to exchange information, share ideas, and promote research in the field competition law. Selected research papers published by the Forum are available for non-members to download. (Scroll down from the top of the homepage.) Articles on competition law published in BIICL's journal, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, are available on multiple platforms.
- International Competition Network (ICN)
The ICN enables national competition authorities to informally discuss issues of mutual concern and build consensus towards sound competition policy principles across the global antitrust community. Visit the Documents Library to download reports and other materials from the ICN’s annual conferences and workshops. Search by keyword or scroll down to browse by topic.
- International League of Competition Law (Ligue internationale du droit de la concurrence (LIDC))
The LIDC is a network of professional associations that focuses on the interplay between competition law and intellectual property law at the national and international levels. Use the Resources menu to search or browse for selected resolutions, reports, working papers, and other publications authored by the LIDC’s transnational working groups. Note that some documents and publications are only accessible to LIDC members.
- Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
This intergovernmental organization provides a forum for its 38 member countries to share data and develop solutions to common problems on matters of public policy, including competition law. From the OECD’s Competition homepage, scroll down to the “Areas of Work” menu to browse by topic, or click on the Country tab to browse by jurisdiction. Members of the Georgetown community may access the OECD iLibrary, which includes publications that are not available on the OECD’s public web site.