Session: Promotion of Competition: New "Game Rules"

25 May, 09:30am - 01:00pm

The key task of this session is to show the role of antimonopoly regulation and protection of competition in the development of modern economic policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the prospects for its further development. Plan of the Nation “One Hundred Concrete Steps” of N.A. Nazarbayev, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, envisages changing of the concept of antimonopoly service work and its alignment with the OECD standards (53rd step). In October 2015, OECD conducted peer review of Competition Law and Policy in Kazakhstan at the meeting of the OECD Global Forum on Competition in Paris.
The “Promotion of Competition: New "Game Rules"” session participants will get acquainted with the latest changes in the competition law of the Republic of Kazakhstan for its conformity with the OECD standards and the international best practices.

Session speakers:
Mr. Bakytzhan Sagintayev, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Mr. Frederic Jenny, Chairman of the OECD Competition Committee
Mr. Nurlan Aldabergenov, Member of the Board (Minister) of the Competition and Antitrust Regulation, EEC
Mr. Bolsunbek Kazakov, Director of the State Agency of Anti-Monopoly Regulation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic
Mr. Artak Shaboyan, Chairman of Armenia`s State Commission for Protection of Economic Competition
Mr. Aldash Aitzhanov, President, JSC “Center for Development and Protection of Competition Policy”