Region: Singapore

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

Singapore fines bid-rigging engineers

Singapore’s antitrust watchdog has ordered three engineering firms to pay S$626,000 (€392,000) after finding they rigged bids in two tenders, including for a contract to provide electricity to Formula 1 venues.

28 November 2017

Singapore holds up marine deal cleared in UK

The Competition Commission of Singapore has said Wilhelmsen Maritime Services must offer commitments to solve competition concerns or face an in-depth review of its proposed acquisition of certain businesses from Drew Marine.

10 October 2017

Singapore authority head: "novel scenarios" needed for tech merger control

Singapore's competition agency must prepare for the challenges it will face when enforcing competition law in the new digital economy, the agency's chairman said last week.

22 August 2017

Singapore advises on formula milk market

The Competition Commission of Singapore on Wednesday made recommendations to lower barriers to entry and improve price competition in the market for formula milk, after carrying out an inquiry into a sector in which prices have increased dramatically.

12 May 2017

Singapore issues provisional capacitors cartel decision

The Competition Commission of Singapore yesterday accused five capacitors manufacturers of price fixing and exchanging confidential information.

07 April 2017

Singapore charges engineering companies as cartelists

Singapore’s competition authority today issued a proposed infringement decision to several electric engineering companies for allegedly bid-rigging tenders on two occasions, including a contract with Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix.

21 March 2017

US will suffer in any trade war, ASEAN enforcers warn

While the US and some European countries seem to be shunning free trade agreements, senior competition officials from multiple Asian countries say they will continue to push for global trade regardless of their western counterparts.

02 March 2017

ASEAN enforcers lead impressive line-up at GCR Live Singapore

GCR Live 6th Annual Asia-Pacific Law Leaders Forum will gather speakers from government, private practice and academia in Singapore to focus on newer authorities, particularly in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations region.

09 January 2017

Singapore imposes conditions on Lufthansa/Singapore Airlines

Singapore’s competition watchdog has cleared a joint venture between Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines, conditioned on the airlines increasing their capacity on certain routes.

12 December 2016

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