Region: Malaysia

Malaysia

30 October 2018

Malaysia appoints new chief executive and chair at MyCC

The Malaysian government has appointed a new chief executive at the country’s competition enforcer, three weeks after it installed a new chair at the same authority.

23 October 2018

Malaysia goes after Dagang Net

Malaysia’s competition watchdog has provisionally found that the country’s sole online customs communication platform abused its dominance by using exclusivity clauses with its partners and refusing to supply its mailbox software to non-partners.

19 July 2018

Uber/Grab deal sparks intra-governmental clash

The Philippine Competition Commission has ordered Uber to explain why it has discontinued operations in the country – despite the transport regulatory authority having ordered the ride-hailing company to stop business as part of its deal with taxi app Grab.

17 April 2018

UPDATED: Grab/Uber fight ASEAN enforcers’ interim measures

Uber and Grab have rejected the Philippine Competition Commission’s interim measures for their deal, and suggested alternative measures to the Singapore competition authority.

09 April 2018

Grab/Uber fight ASEAN enforcers’ interim measures

Uber and Grab have rejected the Philippine Competition Commission’s interim measures for their deal, and suggested alternative measures to the Singapore competition authority.

06 April 2018

Grab/Uber deal rouses ASEAN enforcers’ concerns

Competition authorities in Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore have expressed concerns about Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s southeast Asia operations, with Singapore imposing interim measures on the deal.

03 April 2018

Court upholds MyCC’s first abuse case

A specialist court has upheld the first-ever abuse of dominance decision by Malaysia’s Competition Commission, and imposed a 6.4 million ringgit (€1.3 million) fine against the operator of the government’s electronic services platform.

05 January 2018

Malaysia central bank chastises MyCC for auto insurance case

The central bank of Malaysia yesterday lashed out at the country’s competition authority, claiming it overstepped its bounds and undermined consumers by charging nearly two dozen automotive insurance companies with breaking competition law.

02 March 2017

Malaysian enforcer eyes €45 million fine on insurance companies

Malaysia’s Competition Commission last week said it plans to fine 22 insurance companies 213.45 million ringett (€45 million) for allegedly anti-competitive agreements with vehicle repair shops.

28 February 2017

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