From December 19, 2016, users of national patent applications that have a favorable resolution in Colombia can expedite the processing times of their patent or utility models applications in Brazil, reducing the associated costs.

The first Self-Regulation Meeting of the Valuation Sector was successfully held in Bogota on November 25, 2016.

On October 26, 2016, the SIC, representing Colombia, handed over the Presidency of the Network of Consumer Safety and Health (RCSS, for its acronym in Spanish) of the Organization of American States (OAS) to the National Directorate of C

The SIC launched the campaign named "One gallon is one gallon", which aims to ensure that Service Stations (EDS, for its acronym in Spanish) provide consumers a precise and accurate measure in the supply of fuel.

The fourth version of the “International Congress on Free Competition” successfully concluded in Barranquilla. This event was organized by the SIC and was held on November 17-18, 2016.

The Superintendent of Industry and Commerce, Pablo Felipe Robledo Del Castillo, installed on November 3, 2016, the “Congress on Advertising and Law”, which was organized by this Entity in Bogotá city.

On October 27, 2016, in the context of the Mexico's State visit to Colombia made by the President of that country (Mr.

In September 2016, the SIC participated this year in the “Global Privacy Sweep”, activity that is annually leaded by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN).

Mrs. Liliana Cruz Pinzón, Coordinator of the Merger Working Group of the SIC, participated in the “2017 ICN Merger Workshop”, which took place in Washington D.C., United States.