15 October 2021 PRESS RELEASE PCC hosts merger control training for Malaysian competition authority   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) hosted a training on merger control for the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) recently, in a move to strengthen ties between the two antitrust authorities through technical cooperation and capacity building. Through its Mergers and Acquisitions… continue reading ››

15 September 2021 PRESS RELEASE    PCC resumes motu proprio review of M&As after 1-year moratorium  The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is set to resume reviewing potentially problematic mergers and acquisitions (M&As) when the one-year moratorium under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2) expires on 15 September 2021. Section 4(eee) of Bayanihan… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 8 September 2021 PCC launches guide on competition law for bar examinees    The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) launched today a dedicated mini-site holding an online library of reference materials for law graduates and bar examinees. Available at https://www.phcc.gov.ph/competition-law-bar-reference-materials/ (shortened url: https://bit.ly/pca-bar-notes), the webpage offers highlight notes on the Philippine Competition Act (PCA-Republic Act No. 10667)… continue reading ››

Public Advisory: Interim Guidelines during Periods of Community Quarantine   RELATED LINKS: Commission Resolution No. 006-2021: Adopting the Interim Guidelines During Periods of Community Quarantine Interim Guidelines During Periods of Community Quarantine Mergers and Acquisitions E-Notification System Interim Guidelines on the Resumption of Adjudication Proceedings during General Community Quarantine (GCQ) and Modified General Community Quarantine… continue reading ››

Public Advisory: Continued Implementation of the Interim Guidelines under Commission Resolution 21-2020 and Commission Resolution No. 18-2020 during the ECQ and extended ECQ Period covering March 28-April 4, 2021 and April 5-11, 2021   To learn more about Commission Resolution 21-2020, go here. To read more about  Commission Resolution No. 18-2020, navigate to this page here.