PRESS RELEASE 19 July 2024 PCC forum promotes competition compliance in private sector Speakers at the “Fair Business Forum: Competition Compliance in Focus” (FBF) on July 10, 2024 in Parañaque City (from left): Lawyer Stephen Crosswell, Lawyer Hee-Eun Kim, PCC Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo, PCC Executive Director Kenneth V. Tanate, and PCC Knowledge Management Division… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 18 July 2024   PCC, DA-BFAR hold dialogue on fish importation regulations   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) convened a strategic policy dialogue (SPD) with the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on July 10, at the PCC office in Quezon City. The SPD was held to discuss the findings… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 11 July 2024 PCC issues guidelines for merger remedies The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has published the Guidelines on Merger Remedies, which outlines the agency’s approach when assessing the merging parties’ proposals to address competition concerns arising from merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. Approved by the Commission on 9 May 2024, the Guidelines… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 25 June 2024 Cebu business community pledges support for fair competition The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) hosts a roundtable discussion with leading business organizations in Cebu on June 19, 2024. Business organizations, trade associations, and cooperatives in Cebu have pledged their support to the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) in helping promote a culture… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 11 June 2024 PCC: Proposed JV of tower companies undergoing in-depth review The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has begun a Phase 2 review, which entails a more in-depth assessment, of a proposed joint venture involving independent tower companies in the country. PTCI Holdings Pte. Ltd. (PTCI), Connect Infrastructure (Philippines) Pte. Limited (CIP), and… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 29 May 2024 PCC leads plenary session on market studies at ICN 2024 Screenshot from Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica – Cade YouTube Page The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) led a plenary session on the role of market studies in emerging markets at the International Competition Network (ICN) Annual Conference in Sauípe, Brazil… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 9 May 2024 PCC shares post-pandemic enforcement strategies at ABA Antitrust Law Spring Meeting PCC Competition Enforcement Office Director Christian B. De Los Santos (right) participates in a panel session titled “Asia-Pacific Enforcers: Post-Pandemic Update” during the American Bar Association (ABA) 72nd Antitrust Law Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C. Courtesy of American Bar Association… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 29 April 2024 PCC clears proposed joint venture between Mitsui and KDDI  The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has cleared the proposed joint venture between the subsidiaries of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) and KDDI Corporation (KDDI).  In a decision dated 13 April 2023, the Commission said that after thorough assessment, it found that… continue reading ››