2020: Toward a more robust competition regime

2020: Toward a more robust competition regime By Arsenio M. Balisacan, PhD January 15, 2020   In last week’s column, I discussed how 2019 proved to be a banner year for the Philippine Competition Commission. Having gained significant experience in the past three years, the PCC confidently flexed its enforcement muscle by deciding on several… continue reading ››

Call for Comments: PCC Circular on Guidelines and Process on the Exemption from Compulsory Notification in Joint Venture Agreements between the Government and Private Entities as Issued by the National Economic and Development Authority

  *** The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) invites stakeholders, representatives from the business, legal, academic, and trade groups, as well as other government agencies to submit their comments on the draft PCC Circular on Guidelines and Process on the Exemption from Compulsory Notification in Joint Venture Agreements between the Government and Private Entities as Issued by the… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 35-M-027/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Joint Venture Between Filinvest Alabang, Inc. and Mitsubishi Corporation

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 ››

Commission Decision No. 05-M-003/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Joint Venture among Bases Conversion and Development Authority, National Housing Authority, and Primelux Holdings Development Inc.

Commission Decision No. 05-M-003/2019: In the Matter of the Proposed Joint Venture among Bases Conversion and Development Authority, National Housing Authority, and Primelux Holdings Development Inc.   [MAO Case No. M-2019-003] ABSTRACT:  The transaction involves the proposed joint venture (JV) among Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), National Housing Authority (NHA), and Primelux Holdings Development, Inc…. continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 41-M-049/2017 Joint Venture between Prime Metro Power Holdings Corporation and San Lorenzo Ruiz Builders & Developers Group, Inc. (Wawa JVCo)

Commission Decision No. 41-M-049/2017 Joint Venture between Prime Metro Power Holdings Corporation and San Lorenzo Ruiz Builders & Developers Group, Inc. (Wawa JVCo)   ABSTRACT: The proposed transaction is a joint venture between San Lorenzo Ruiz Builders & Developers Group, Inc. (SLRBDGI) and Prime Metro Power Holdings Corporation (PMPHC) to form the “Wawa JVCo.” The… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 28-M-037/2017 Joint Venture by Federal Land, Inc. and Orix Risingsun Properties, Inc

Commission Decision No. 28-M-037/2017 Joint Venture by Federal Land, Inc. and Orix Risingsun Properties, Inc   ABSTRACT: Federal Land, Inc, leading Philippine real estate developer and wholly-owned subsidiary of GT Capital Holdings, Inc. shall be entering into a joint venture with Orix Risingsun Properties, Inc. The joint venture shall be undertaken by the Parties for… continue reading ››

Commission Decision No. 16-M-025/2017 Joint Venture by Federal Land Inc. and the Joint Venture of Isetan Mitsukoshi and Nomura Real Estate Development Co. Ltd.

Commission Decision No. 16-M-025/2017 Joint Venture by Federal Land Inc. and the Joint Venture of Isetan Mitsukoshi and Nomura Real Estate Development Co. Ltd.   ABSTRACT: Federal Land, Inc., Philippine real estate developer and a wholly-owned subsidiary of GT Capital Holdings, Inc. shall be entering into a joint venture with Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. (“Isetan… continue reading ››