Press Release No. 2017-003 03 February 2017 PCC reviews competition landscape to make economy more efficient The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC), the country’s anti-trust body that turned a year this month, is reviewing the country’s overall competition landscape as part of its legislated mandate to ensure that industries and businesses don’t fall prey to anti-competitive… continue reading ››

NOTE: The effectivity of the PCC Memorandum Circular 2016-003 or Mandatory Notification Filing Fee has been moved to 24 January 2017 based on the Office of the National Administrative Registry (ONAR) requirement. For your compliance. ==================================================================================== The Philippine Competition Commission issues Memorandum Circular 16-003, implementing the filing fee requirement of Php 250,000.00 for merger notification… continue reading ››

As 2016 comes to a close, we reflect on our achievements and prepare for the challenges of the new year. #CompetitionMatters

Recognizing that not all businesses are created equal, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) sets the tone in how to deal with private and public-owned businesses in the Philippines. PCC held a two-day consultation with solons, officials from different partner agencies and international experts recently to promote “competitive neutrality” among different types of businesses. Present during… continue reading ››

  The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) spearheads the observation of the National Competition Day in the Philippines today through an event that brings together development partners, sector regulators and government agencies committed to promoting fair market competition in the country. It is the first time for the Philippines to observe the National Competition Day under… continue reading ››

The country’s antitrust body sent a battery of lawyers and economists to Bali, Indonesia to speed up its capacity-building in fighting cartels and businesses engaged in anti-competitive conduct in the Philippines. Ten delegates from the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) underwent intensive training last week on cartel detection and investigation through case studies, analyses, and scenario-based activities…. continue reading ››

THE JOINT Foreign Chambers (JFC) of the Philippines yesterday held a dialogue with the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) to clarify issues surrounding the country’s competition law, eight months after the Commission was created and already rolling down with reviews and cases. The foreign business group was represented by Guenter Taus, European Chamber of Commerce of… continue reading ››