PRESS RELEASE 2020-001 3 January 2020   2019 Year-end Report of the Philippine Competition Commission Arsenio M. Balisacan, PhD Chairman   ###  

PRESS RELEASE 2019-023 20 December 2019   PCC partners with PAEF for Fulbright academic, educational exchange   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) signed on Friday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF), agreeing to cooperate on academic exchanges and training programs, as the antitrust authority strengthens its institutional capacity. The cooperation… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 35-M-027/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Joint Venture Between Filinvest Alabang, Inc. and Mitsubishi Corporation   ABSTRACT:  The proposed transaction involves the formation of a joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation (“Mitsubishi”) and Filinvest Alabang, Inc. (“Filinvest Alabang”), through the acquisition by Mitsubishi of 40% of the issued and outstanding shares of… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 2019-022 18 December 2019   PCC fines Grab P16.15M for violating commitments in May-August rides   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has imposed a fine of P16.15 million on Grab Philippines for violating its price and service quality commitments during the 4th quarter of the initial undertaking, marking the completion of PCC’s first… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 2019-020 11 December 2019   PCC, ADB roll out 6-year project to strengthen competition capacities   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has secured a 6-year project from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to boost the country’s competitive environment, narrow the gap on competition expertise in the country, and build a domestic knowledge base… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 34-M-028/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Mikuni Toyo Co., Ltd. Of All Shares in Hitachi Terminals Mechatronics Philippines Corporation ABSTRACT: The proposed transaction is the acquisition by Mikuni Toyo Co., Ltd. of 100% of the issued shares belonging to Hitachi Omron Terminal Solutions (HOTS) in Hitachi Terminals Mechatronics Philippines… continue reading ››

    PRESS RELEASE 2019-018 20 November 2019    PH, China competition authorities ink MoU for technical cooperation    The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) and the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) of the People’s Republic of China signed yesterday a memorandum of understanding (MoU), in a move to strengthen bilateral ties on competition law enforcement…. continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 2019-017 18 November 2019   PCC extends Grab’s commitments, offers way to refund riders   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved a new set of voluntary commitments undertaken by Grab as a continuing condition for the antitrust authority’s clearance of Grab’s acquisition of Uber in the Philippines in 2018. In its Commission… continue reading ››