PCC Memorandum Circular 20-001: Process for Exemption from Compulsory Notification of Joint Venture Agreements Entered Into Pursuant to ‘Guidelines and Procedures for Entering into JV Agreements Between Government and Private Entities’ Issued by the National Economic Development Authority

PCC Memorandum Circular 20-001 Process for Exemption from Compulsory Notification of Joint Venture Agreements Entered Into Pursuant to ‘Guidelines and Procedures for Entering into JV Agreements Between Government and Private Entities’ Issued by the National Economic Development Authority    

Commission Resolution No. 012-2020: Extending the Effectivity During the General Community Quarantine of the Interim Guidelines on the Operations of the Mergers and Acquisitions Office During the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine

Commission Resolution No. 012-2020: Extending the Effectivity During the General Community Quarantine of the ‘Interim Guidelines on the Operations of the Mergers and Acquisitions Office During the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine’   Navigate to this page to: View MAO’s Interim Guidelines during the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) Request Access to MAO’s E-Notification System, for filing… continue reading ››

PCC pushes program for ‘competition agenda’ in House

  PRESS RELEASE 008-2020 27 May 2020 PCC pushes program for ‘competition agenda’ in House   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) continues to push the competition agenda in Congress, this time through a program meant to train legislative staff of the House of Representatives on competition law and policy. In partnership with the Office of… continue reading ››

Interim Guidelines On the Operations of the Mergers and Acquisitions Office during Periods of Community Quarantine

                PAST ISSUANCES   RELATED LINKS: Interim Guidelines on the Resumption of Adjudication Proceedings during General Community Quarantine (GCQ) and Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) Supplemental Guidelines for the Presentation of Documentary Evidence and Resource Persons for Hearings by Videoconferencing during General Community Quarantine (GCQ) or Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ)… continue reading ››

2019 PCC Long-term Research Program

CALL FOR PROPOSALS   1. The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) launches its PCC Long-term Research Program (PLRP) to advance research in the field of competition policy and law (CPL) in the Philippines. The program aims to encourage scholarly research to support merger and acquisition reviews, competition enforcement and advocacy initiatives of the PCC; fund research projects on… continue reading ››

Leniency Program

Cartels—businesses conniving to manipulate the market to their advantage—cause significant harm to consumers by engaging in coordinated anti-competitive behavior such as price-fixing, bid-rigging, output restriction, and market allocation. These acts are prohibited under Republic Act No. 10667 or the Philippine Competition Act (PCA). The penalties for violating the PCA can be very severe. Aside from… continue reading ››