In parallel May 1 press releases, the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) and FTC announced that the International Competition Network, an organization bringing together competition regulators and enforcers from 119 jurisdictions around the world, has adopted guidance on the investigative process in competition cases. The guidance is intended to promote fairness, effectiveness and predictability across jurisdictions in the use of investigative tools, the transparency of each jurisdiction’s policies and standards, the transparency and engagement of competition agencies during investigations, and the protection of confidential and privileged information disclosed in the course of investigations.