The Rules on Merger Procedure of the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has been published in a newspaper of general circulation on 23 November 2017.

The Rules on Merger Procedure shall be used to guide PCC and its stakeholders on M&A notification process, phase 1 and phase 2 review, remedies, adjudication, confidentiality, as well as fines and penalties.

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Draft Guidelines on Notification Thresholds released for public comments


The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) invites stakeholders and interested individuals to submit their comments on the draft Guidelines on Notification Thresholds, which aims to guide businesses in determining whether they meet the notification thresholds under the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10667.

You may send an e-mail at on comments or proposed revisions not later than 5:00 of December 15, 2017, or send a hard copy at 2/F DAP Building, San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1600 from Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please use subject title “Comments on Notification Guidelines.”

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The Philippine Competition
Act: A Primer

Guide For Businesses

Handbook for the
General Public


Policy Note No. 1:
Anti-Competitive Effects of
Regulatory Restrictions
– The Case of the
Construction Sector

2016 Annual Report

Merger Review Guidelines