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 ››

  In this year’s biggest gathering of economists and development thought leaders in the country, the Philippine Competition Commission joins the 57th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Philippine Economic Society on November 7, 2019 at Novotel Manila, Quezon City, bearing the plenary topic: “Dynamic Markets, Growth, and Inequality: Can Antitrust Crack the Code?” The… continue reading ››

    PRESS RELEASE 2019-016 25 October 2019 PCC: SC rules on dawn raids to bolster cartel investigations The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) gets a boost from the Supreme Court through its issuance of rules governing the conduct of searches and inspections, strengthening PCC’s ability to carry out dawn raids on entities suspected of violating… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 32-M-026/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Liquigaz Philippines Corporation of Shares in Brenton International Venture Manufacturing Corp.   ABSTRACT:  The proposed transaction pertains to the acquisition by Liquigaz Philippines Corporation (LPC) of Three Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand (325,000) common shares of Brenton International Venture Manufacturing Corp. (BIVMC) representing all of… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 31-M-025/2019: In the Matter of In the Matter of the Proposed Acquisition by Proverbs 16, Inc. of Shares in BVI (PhilCo), ACE BVl (B), and ACE BVl (D)   ABSTRACT: The proposed transaction involves GNPower Kauswagan Ltd. Co. (GNPK), which is a company established to own and operate a 4x138MW (net) coal-fired… continue reading ››