Region: Indonesia

Indonesian enforcer appoints second new chair in seven months

Indonesia’s Competition Commission has appointed current member M Afif Hasbullah to lead the agency until April 2023.

20 September 2022

Indonesia opens abuse probe into Google’s Play Store payment policy

Indonesia’s Competition Commission has launched an investigation into Google on suspicion the company abused its dominance and engaged in discriminatory practices in the app distribution market.

16 September 2022

Indonesia accuses 27 cooking oil companies of price fixing

Indonesia’s Competition Commission has accused 27 cooking oil companies of allegedly fixing prices and restricting supply in a high-profile cartel case that has garnered widespread public support.

22 July 2022

Indonesian enforcer appoints new chair

Indonesia’s Competition Commission has appointed former vice-chair and current member Ukay Karyadi to lead the agency.

23 February 2022

Indonesia opens in-depth review into major domestic platform merger

Indonesia’s Competition Commission has opened an in-depth review into the completed merger between ride-hailing and digital payments company Gojek and online marketplace Tokopedia, which created the country’s largest technology company.

08 February 2022

Indonesia

Featured in GCR 100 2022

Deal notifications continue to be a key focus for Indonesia’s competition watchdog, which is reflected in the amount of time spent by local antitrust lawyers providing merger control advice.

10 December 2021

The Asia-Pacific Round-up (19 November 2021)

News in brief from the Asia-Pacific region… India’s competition watchdog is on the clock to determine whether Amazon misled the agency in acquiring a stake in a local retailer, which could lead to the revocation of the agency’s approval. Meanwhile, Meta – formerly known as Facebook – cleared its first major hurdle for its proposed acquisition of Kustomer.

18 November 2021

Indonesian enforcer passes away

The local antitrust community is mourning the loss of Kodrat Wibowo, the chair of Indonesia’s Competition Commission, who passed away on Friday.

09 November 2021

OECD recommends competitive fix for Indonesian logistics market

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has urged the Indonesian government to fix “structural and regulatory shortcomings” that are harming competition in the country’s sprawling logistics market.

27 May 2021

First Indonesian predatory pricing fine survives court challenge

Indonesia’s Commercial Court has upheld a fine issued by the country’s competition watchdog against a local cement company for selling its product at a loss to the detriment of competition.

11 March 2021

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