Region: Singapore

Singapore will require data portability

Singapore plans to introduce a data portability requirement amid a sweeping review of the country’s Personal Data Protection Act of 2012, produced by the country’s competition and data protection enforcers.

26 February 2019

Singapore fines hotels for illegal information exchange

Singapore’s competition watchdog has fined the owners and operators of four hotels for illegally sharing commercially sensitive business information about their corporate customers.

30 January 2019

Singapore secures commitments in refusal to deal investigation

Two companies have promised Singapore’s antitrust watchdog that they will supply spare lift parts on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory terms to qualified purchasers who perform maintenance at public housing estates.

11 January 2019

Singapore official defends market definition in Grab/Uber

An official at Singapore’s competition authority has defended the market definition the enforcer used when it penalised ride-sharing companies Grab and Uber for their merger.

11 December 2018

Singapore

30 October 2018

Singapore set to take laboratory deal to Phase II

Singapore’s antitrust enforcer has said it will take an in-depth look into a potential merger between pathology companies Innovative Diagnostics and Quest Laboratories unless they address its concerns.

29 October 2018

Uber challenges Singapore fine

Uber has appealed against a fine handed down by the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore relating to the acquisition of its southeast Asian business by rival Grab, but the latter has decided not to join that challenge.

22 October 2018

Uber may appeal against Singapore’s remedies and fines on Grab deal

Singapore’s competition authority has fined Grab and Uber S$13 million (€8 million) for Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s southeast Asian business and reiterated its remedy proposals for the deal, but the ride-hailing companies dispute the enforcer’s market definition.

24 September 2018

Singapore’s biggest antitrust fine hits chicken cartel

Singapore’s competition authority has issued its largest fine to date – almost S$27 million – to 13 distributors of fresh chicken for fixing prices and agreeing not to compete during a seven-year period.

12 September 2018

Osborne Clarke opens in Singapore

OC Queen Street has established a new competition practice in Singapore with the recruitment of a former director at the country’s antitrust watchdog and Drew & Napier’s former assistant head of competition.

03 September 2018

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