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Thailand : Trade Competition Commission Imposes its First Penalty

The Trade Competition Commission has imposed fines in three competition cases passed to it by the previous Commission under the Department of Internal Trade,...

Australia : ACCC’s Increased Focus on The Appropriate Handling and Disclosure of Personal Information

The boundary between consumer protection and privacy regulation is being scrutinised and challenged by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), as the collection...

The Corporate Procurement of Power in Sub-Saharan Africa

 Renewable technologies are evolving at a rapid pace and have seen a dramatic decline in the costs associated with its procurement. This provides the...

Australia: Digital Platforms Inquiry: Final Report Released

The ACCC's Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report has been released with 23 recommendations for wide-ranging regulatory change in areas including competition and consumer law,...

UK Competition and Markets Authority Launches Digital Markets Strategy and Advertising Market Study

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched its Digital Markets Strategy and, linked to this, an online platforms and digital advertising market...

Malaysian Competition Commission Issues Guidelines on IP Rights and Competition Law

On 5 April 2019, the Malaysian Competition Commission (MyCC) issued the Guidelines on Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law (Guidelines). The Guidelines are intended...

Webinar Invitation: An In-Depth Look into the Paradigm Shift of the DOJ on Corporate...

The Department of Justice's view on corporate compliance took a dramatic turn with the recent announcement of a new policy by the Antitrust Division. ...

South Africa: Redesigning Legal Services in Africa

Investors in Africa face an increasingly complex business environment, with numerous geopolitical and economic risks to consider, as well as having to comply with...

Malaysia: New Guidelines on Mergers and Acquisitions Issued by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia...

Introduction The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission ("Commission") has introduced guidelines which establish a voluntary regime for competition assessments of mergers and acquisitions ("M&As") in...

Australia: ACCC Guidance on Gun-Jumping Risks

After successfully prosecuting the first penalty for gun-jumping in Australia earlier this year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recently released a...

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