PRESS RELEASE 10 January 2022 For Immediate Release   2021 Year-end Report By Arsenio M. Balisacan, PhD Chairperson, Philippine Competition Commission

PRESS RELEASE 13 December 2021   Asia-Pacific competition authority leaders shares experience and expertise on response to Covid pandemic, competition/industrial policy priorities PARIS, 13 December 2021–The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) today hosted the 6th Meeting of High-Level Representatives of Asia-Pacific Competition Authorities. The virtual event saw members of the most senior leadership… continue reading ››

  PRESS RELEASE 7 December 2021   Safeguarding Competition – A Post-Pandemic Response of ASEAN Competition Authorities   JAKARTA, 3 December 2021–The 9th ASEAN Competition Conference (ACC) was held online from 1-2 December 2021 under the theme Safeguarding Competition – A Post Pandemic Response. Attended by competition experts, academicians and private sectors, from within and beyond… continue reading ››

  PRESS RELEASE 30 November 2021 9th ASEAN Competition Conference to focus on competition authorities’ post-pandemic response   JAKARTA—The 9th ASEAN Competition Conference (ACC) will take place on 1-2 December virtually. With the theme, “Safeguarding competition—A Post-Pandemic Response of ASEAN Competition Authorities,” the conference shall discuss, among others, the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic to ASEAN… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 29 November 2021   PH, SG competition authorities ink MoU for cross-border cooperation   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) and the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today in a move to strengthen the bilateral ties between the competition authorities.   In a virtual ceremony, PCC… continue reading ››

22 November 2021  PRESS RELEASE     PCC opens first investigation station in North Luzon    The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is expanding its operations across the country with the opening of its first investigation station (i-Station) in Baguio City. The Commission approved the establishment of four temporary i-Stations across the country, namely Baguio City in… continue reading ››

17 November 2021  PRESS RELEASE    Int’l competition group selects PCC as advocacy co-chair    The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has been selected to co-chair one of the working groups at the International Competition Network (ICN), the premier organization of national and multinational competition authorities dedicated to promoting the highest standards of competition law enforcement…. continue reading ››

JOINT PRESS RELEASE PCC-BSP-PDIC-SEC-CDA 5 November 2021   Financial regulators sign accord to promote ease of bank mergers, consolidations, and acquisitions     The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation, Securities and Exchange Commission, Cooperative Development Authority, and the Philippine Competition Commission signed today a multi-agency agreement to streamline the merger, consolidation, and acquisition (MCA) process… continue reading ››

27 October 2021 PRESS RELEASE     PCC supports pro-competition measures in inter-agency streamlining of telco infra permits    The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) joins other agencies in issuing the guidelines meant to streamline the processing of permits and allow infrastructure sharing to expedite the rollout of telecommunications and internet infrastructure. On 25 October 2021,… continue reading ››