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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Overview of the Singapore Cartel Regulation 2017 - article in GTDT

February 2017 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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Overview of the Singapore Cartel Regulation 2017 - article in GTDT

1 Feb 2017

Global Competition Review/ Getting The Deal Through Cartel Regulations 2017

The chapter comprehensively covers topics such as the extent of the Competition Commission of Singapore’s (CCS) investigative powers, the process for seeking immunity under Singapore’s leniency programme, the treatment of confidential or commercially sensitive information, the appeal process and the extent that civil damages actions can be sought for losses as a result of a cartel.

Competition Law Quarterly Update Q3/2016

January 2017 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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Competition Law Quarterly Update Q3/2016

16 Dec 2016

In this issue, the Competition & Regulatory Practice Group wraps up some of the major developments in the competition law world from the third quarter of 2016. 

The Group also outlines the key amendments to the Guidelines of the Competition Commission of Singapore, and highlight some of the potential implications for businesses.

To read the update, please click here.

Competition Law Quarterly Update Q2/2016

July 2016 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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Competition Law Quarterly Update Q2/2016

4 Jul 2016

In this issue, the Drew & Napier Competition & Regulatory Practice Group round up some of the major developments in the competition law world from the first quarter of 2016.

How businesses can avoid infringing Competition Law - article in Lianhe Zaobao

June 2016 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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How businesses can avoid infringing Competition Law - article in Lianhe Zaobao

20 May 2016

How businesses can avoid infringing Competition law in Singapore? Director Lim Chong Kin provided some tips in the foremost Chinese language newspaper, Lianhe Zaobao on 19 May 2016. 

His timely article provides tips on what businesses should do to avoid infringing cartel regulations and competition law in Singapore. This follows the Competition Commission of Singapore’s investigations into thirteen fresh chicken distributors, which supply more than 90 per cent of chicken products in Singapore, for engaging in price-fixing.

You may read the full article on p.26 of the 19 May 2016 issue of Lianhe Zaobao here.

 

Drew & Napier Competition Law Quarterly Update Q1/2016

February 2016 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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Drew & Napier Competition Law Quarterly Update Q1/2016

4 Feb 2016

In this bumper issue, the Drew & Napier Competition & Regulatory Practice Group brings you the most notable events in the competition law world in the second half of 2015.

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Drew & Napier Competition Law Quarterly Update Q3/2015

September 2015 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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Drew & Napier Competition Law Quarterly Update Q3/2015

21 Sep 2015

This issue of Drew & Napier’s Competition Law Quarterly Update features the article, “Competition Law and Intellectual Property: Product-Hopping and the Effort to Extend the Lives of Dominant Patents”. This article examines the treatment of product-hopping under competition laws, and the circumstances under which a dominant entity may be found to have abused its dominant position by engaging in such practices. The article also takes an in-depth look at the recent case of People of the State of New York v Actavis plc, Forest Laboratories LLC.

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Competition Law Quarterly Update Q1/2015

February 2015 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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In this bumper issue, the Drew & Napier Competition & Regulatory Practice Group brings you the most notable events in the competition law world in the second half of 2014.

In our feature article "Intel case clarifies position on anti-competitive rebates… or does it?", we discuss the European General Court’s decision to dismiss Intel’s appeal against an infringement finding by the European Commission. The landmark decision addressed how rebate and discount structures offered by dominant companies ought to be assessed.

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Competiton Law Quarterly Update Q2/2014

September 2014 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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In this edition's feature article "CCS airline industry market study", we discuss CCS findings from an airline industry market study which CCS commissioned to examine whether certain joint ventures between airlines operating through Singapore have actually resulted in net economic benefits.pdf

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Competition Appeal Board Dismisses Most Grounds of Appeal by Modelling Agencies

May 2013 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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On 10 April 2013, the Competition Appeal Board (CAB) dismissed all but two grounds of appeal by five modelling agencies that had been found by the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) to have engaged in price-fixing activities. CAB's decision resulted in a reduction in the total amount of financial penalties for the five modelling agencies.

COMPETITION ASSESSMENT OF THE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY MARKET IN SINGAPORE: CCS DECIDES THAT...

April 2013 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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NO IMMEDIATE ACTION IS NECESSARY

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
On 2 April 2013, the Competition Commission of Singapore ("CCS") published a paper titled "Competition Assessment on the Industrial Property Market in Singapore" ("CCS Paper"). Amongst other things, the CCS Paper reviewed industry practices and regulations in the industrial property market in Singapore from 2002 to the first quarter of 2012 that may hamper or distort competition. Other markets that have previously been studied by CCS include the retail petrol market and the retail mall space rental market.

International Arbitration Quarterly – Mar 2013

March 2013 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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In this issue, we discuss:

  • a recently concluded arbitration whereby an oil and gas group was awarded $20m by the tribunal;
  • jurisdictional challenge to an arbitration clause in a novated agreement; and
  • a recent change in the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission rules.

 

Competition Law Quarterly Update Q3/2012

September 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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In this issue
Singapore Competition Law Watch 1
Regulatory Updates 2
Industry News 3
– Anti-Competitive Agreements 3
– Abuse of Dominance 9
– Merger Regulations 10
– Procedural Matters and others 11
Feature Article 14
Hong Kong Passes its Competition Ordinance
Do you know? 16

MALAYSIA COMPETITION COMMISSION ISSUES GUIDELINES ON CHAPTER 2 PROHIBITION

August 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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The Malaysian Competition Commission (“MyCC”) has released its Guidelines on Chapter 2 of the Competition Act 2010 (“Chapter 2 Guidelines”), following its public consultation on the draft Chapter 2 Guidelines between 15 May 2012 and 15 June 2012.

CCS FINES TWO FERRY OPERATORS FOR UNLAWFUL PRICE INFORMATION EXCHANGE

August 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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On 18 July 2012, the Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) issued an infringement decision against Batam Fast Ferry Pte Ltd (“Batam Ferry”) and Penguin Ferry Services Ltd (“Penguin Ferry”) for infringement of section 34 of the Competition Act (Cap. 50B) (“Competition Act”).

CCS ISSUES REVISED GUIDELINES ON MERGER PROCEDURES

August 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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The Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) published its revised Merger Control Procedures Guidelines (“Revised Guidelines”) on 20 June 2012, following a public consultation in the first quarter of this year on proposed revisions to the merger notification procedures in Singapore.

FIRST THREE SETS OF GUIDELINES ISSUED UNDER MALAYSIAN COMPETITION LAW

May 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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Five months after the Competition Act 2010 (“Act”) came into force on 1 January 2012, the Malaysia Competition Commission (“MyCC”) has issued the final version of three guidelines (collectively, “Guidelines”) it had previously made available for public consultation last year. The Guidelines comprise of the following:

THE MALAYSIA COMPETITION COMMISSION ANNOUNCES QUANTUM OF FEES FOR EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS UNDER...

May 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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THE COMPETITION ACT

It was reported that the Malaysia Competition Commission (“MyCC”) announced on 27 April 2012 that a RM50,000 (S$20,400) fee would be payable for parties seeking to make an application for an exemption. In addition to the one-time application fee, parties who successfully obtain an exemption will have to pay an annual fee of RM10, 000 (S$4,100) for those under individual exemptions, or RM20,000 (S$8,200) for those under block exemptions.

CCS ISSUES PROPOSED INFRINGEMENT DECISION AGAINST FERRY OPERATORS

April 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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On 9 March 2012, the Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) announced that it had issued a Proposed Infringement Decision (“PID”) against Batam Fast Ferry Pte Ltd (“BFS”) and Penguin Ferry Services Pte Ltd (“PFS”).

Appeal by Sistic against ruling by the competition Commission of Singapore

In June 2010, the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) ruled against SISTIC for abuse of it's dominant position in the market and acting anti-competitively.

TWO COMPETITION BILLS TABLED IN THE PHILIPPINES

March 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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Two competition bills were recently tabled at the Senate of the Philippines – the “Competition Act of 2011”, which was tabled on 17 January 2012, and the “Competition Policy Act of 2011”, which was tabled on 26 January 2012.

SINGAPORE COMPETITION LAW WATCH

February 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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On 23 November 2011, the Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) released an infringement decision against 11 modelling agencies in Singapore for breaching Section 34 of the Competition Act (Cap. 50B) (“Act”). Section 34 of the Act prohibits, amongst other things, price fixing activities.

GUIDANCE PROVIDED ON MALAYSIAN COMPETITION LAWS

January 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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IMPLEMENTATION OF COMPETITION LAW IN MALAYSIA Competition law in Malaysia will become a reality next year, with the Malaysia Competition Act 2010 (“Act”) due to take effect from 1 January 2012.

The restraint of trade doctrine does not apply to forfeiture-for-competition clauses

January 2012 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by ATMD Bird & Bird LLP .

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By Venisha Lakshmi Nair

In the recent case of Mano Vikrant Singh v Cargill TSF Asia Pte Ltd [2011] SGHC 241, the High Court held that a clause in an employee incentive award plan which forfeits deferred incentive payments if the employee resigns and joins a competitor is not a restraint of trade.

CCS FINES MODELLING AGENCIES FOR PRICE FIXING

December 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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On 23 November 2011, the Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) issued an infringement decision against 11 modelling agencies for fixing fees for modelling services in Singapore under the aegis of its trade association, the Association of Modelling Industry Professionals (“AMIP”). Ten agencies were fined a total of S$361,596, with individual fines ranging from S$3,000 to S$132,315.

Energy & Resources

November 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Loo & Partners.

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Asian Legal Business (ALB): As a specialist practitioner in this field, could you please enlighten our readers on the current state of the Energy and Resources (E&R) industry?

International Arbitration Quarterly November 2011

November 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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In this issue
Reopening an Arbitral Tribunal’s Finding on the Legality of an Underlying Contract …………………………………………………1
By Cavinder Bull, SC & Kong Man Er
Recent Developments in the Enforcement of DAB Decisions in FIDIC Conditions of Contract ..…....…………………………….. 3
By Eugene Tan
ICC Rules of Arbitration 2012 ………….. 5
By Jimmy Yim, SC & Erroll Joseph
Accolades ……………..………………….... 7
Newsflash …………………….…………… 7

SINGAPORE COMPETITION LAW WATCH

October 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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In this issue Singapore Competition Law Watch ..................................................1

Regulatory Updates .……….………….2

Industry News …….…….….…………..4

– Anti-Competitive Agreements …….4

– Abuse of Dominance ……………....9

– Merger Regulations ………………13

– Procedural Matters …………….....16

Feature Article ....……………..……….17

Demystifying Merger Notifications – Procedures and Practical Tips Do you know? ………………..………..20

CCS FINES ANOTHER PRICE-FIXING CARTEL

October 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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The Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) issued an infringement decision on 30 September 2011, imposing financial penalties on 16 Employment Agencies (“EAs”) in Singapore, specifically for the fixing of monthly salaries of new Indonesian Foreign Domestic Workers (“FDWs”). The case, CCS 500/001/11 Fixing of monthly salaries of new Indonesian Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore (“EA Case”), serves as a reminder to all companies operating in Singapore, regardless of their size, to ensure compliance with Singapore’s competition laws in the conduct of their businesses.

DREW & NAPIER LLC COMPETITION LAW QUARTERLY UPDATE

August 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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1 Singapore Competition Law
Watch
5 Regulatory Updates

CCS RELEASES REPORT ON RETAIL PETROL MARKET INQUIRY

June 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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On 19 May 2011, the Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) published a staff report summarising its findings following a recent market inquiry into the competitiveness of the Singapore retail petrol market.

CCS AWAITS REPRESENTATIONS ON PROPOSED PRICE-FIXING DECISIONS

June 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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On 13 May 2011 and 18 May 2011, the Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) issued two proposed infringement decisions (“PID”) relating to suspected contraventions of section 34 of the Singapore Competition Act (Cap. 50B) (“Act”).

Quarterly Update: Competition Law

May 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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In This Issue
1 Singapore Competition Law
Watch
3 Regulatory Updates
9 Industry News
- Aviation
- FMCG
- Manufacturing &
Construction
- Pharmaceutical/Medical
- Others
20 Feature Article
22 Do you know?

Singapore receives boosts in fertility for growth of mergers and acquisitions

February 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Loo & Partners.

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Two years after worldwide M&A plunged into a deal famine, 2010 seems to be a time of valuable opportunity for those with an appetite for acquisitions. Recently, the market has been buoyant with good news of economic recovery pouring in.

QUARTERLY UPDATE: Competition Law

August 2009 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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(1) Singapore Competition Law Watch (2) Regional Focus - China (3) Regulatory Update (4) Industry News - Aviation - Petrochemical - Cement - Financial - IT - Others (5) Do you know?

Singapore Competition Law Watch

May 2009 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) plans to introduce a Marker system and a Leniency Plus system to the existing leniency programme to enhance the effectiveness of CCS’ enforcement action against cartels.

COMPETITION COMMISSION OF SINGAPORE PUBLISHES REVISED GUIDELINES ON LENIENCY

January 2009 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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The Competition Commission of Singapore (the “CCS”) has gazetted its revised “Guidelines on Lenient Treatment for Undertakings Coming Forward with Information on Cartel Activity Cases” (“Revised Leniency Guidelines”) on 8 January 2009. The Revised Leniency Guidelines came into effect yesterday.

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