Sailing along: The Asia-Pacific Tipline for 14 August 2020

Folks may have been eagerly awaiting this week’s final decision out of Australia on Google’s acquisition of Fitbit, especially given the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s stance toward large digital platforms, but they will have to wait until December. The ACCC has decided to push back its review to align with the European Commission, which recently launched a Phase II investigation into the deal and is looking at many of the same issues. We have coverage of that and a decision by Hong Kong’s competition authority to accept behavioural commitments from a shipping alliance.

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