Region: Singapore

Enforcers tackle e-commerce at OECD roundtable

Competition authorities have highlighted concerns about the collection of data in online markets, as well as barriers to entry and territorial restrictions, in a series of submissions ahead of the OECD’s roundtable on the implications of e-commerce for competition policy.

06 June 2018

Singapore says Wilhelmsen/Drew Marine is anticompetitive

Wilhelmsen Maritime Services’ acquisition of certain businesses from Drew Marine will substantially lessen competition in the market for the supply of marine water treatment chemicals in Singapore, the country’s antitrust enforcer has provisionally held.

25 May 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

Singapore probes Uber deal

Singapore’s antitrust watchdog today opened an in-depth review of a regional transport company’s buyout of an Uber business, following concerns the deal could be a merger-to-monopoly.

19 February 2018

Singapore seeks to streamline air alliance alert

Singapore’s antitrust enforcer plans to introduce a merger review-like “streamlined” notification procedure for airline alliance agreements.

22 January 2018

Singapore issues record fine to capacitor cartel

Singapore’s antitrust agency has fined five electronic makers and suppliers S$19.5 million (€12.2 million) for forming a cartel that began in 1997.

05 January 2018

Singapore takes Essilor/Luxottica to Phase II

Singapore’s competition enforcer has initiated a Phase II review of the Essilor/ Luxottica eyewear merger, citing concerns the deal may harm competition in Singapore.

12 December 2017

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