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Japan revises merger notification guidance for digital economy

Japan’s competition watchdog has recommended that companies notify their tie-ups when the total value of the deal exceeds 40 billion yen (€339.3 million) and the merger is expected to affect Japanese consumers.

IBA week: The Asia-Pacific Tipline for 27 September 2019

Brazil and Korea grapple with women’s role in antitrust enforcement

Uber versus CCI: the end of deep discounting in India?

Learning to fly

Equipped with a new competition law as of December 2015, Hong Kong has embarked on an ambitious journey to bring strong enforcement to one of the world’s richest, but smallest, territories. Charles McConnell watches the fledgling enforcer’s first forays into antitrust.

Ex ante regulation is crucial in digital sector, UK and Australian enforcers agree

Officials from the UK and Australian competition authorities have emphasised the need for dedicated units and ex ante regulation to address the digital economy. 

Brazil and Korea grapple with women’s role in antitrust enforcement

Competition authorities overseeing two of the largest economies in the world have faced questions about the presence of women – or lack thereof – at those agencies.

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