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PH Competition Commission doubles threshold for review of mergers

Mar 05, 2018 - 6:00 PM

With inflation going up, the country's antitrust body adjusts the threshold for reviewing merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions to P2 billion, from P1 billion

THRESHOLD REVIEW. Arsenio Balisacan says PCC will continue to conduct regular monitoring of the M&A notifications and will revisit the threshold level periodically to make sure it is responsive to changes in the markets and the economy. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

PH Competition Commission eyes raising threshold for merger review

Feb 21, 2018 - 3:00 PM

The country's antitrust body is reviewing its existing P1-billion threshold, taking into account that inflation hit a 3-year high last January

THRESHOLD. Under Republic Act (RA) No. 10667 – also known as the Philippine Competition Act – the antitrust regulator should be notified for M&A deals with transaction values above P1 billion. Photo of Chairman Arsenio Balisacan from Philippine Competition Commission

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Aug 07, 2017 - 12:19 PM

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Jun 15, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Arsenio Balisacan the first chairperson of the Philippine Competition Commission says he is not one to run away from challenges

ACADEMIC STAR. Arsenio Balisacan considers his role as the first chairman of Philippine Competition Commission one of the biggest challenges in his life. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

PLDT, Globe, Meralco: Yes to foreign players

Nov 24, 2016 - 4:40 PM

The telecommunications companies and the power distributor say they are also trying to improve their services and make these more affordable

OPEN UP. Duterte says he will liberalize the telecoms and energy sectors, telling the giants that he owed them no favor and it is high time to share the market to foreign players

EU warns against curbing companies such as Uber

Jun 03, 2016 - 10:55 AM

Absolute bans of an activity should only be a measure of last resort says the European Commission

epa05341739 EU Commissioner in charge of Internal Market, Industry, Elzbieta Bienkowska of Poland, gives a press conference on collaborative economy in Brussels Belgium, 02 June January 2016. EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET

SEC rejects PSE's request for exemption over PDS merger

Mar 29, 2016 - 9:00 PM

The decision leaves the planned merger between the local equities market and the local bond market in limbo

NEDA chief resigns, moves to new commission

Jan 25, 2016 - 1:42 PM

Arsenio Balisacan is the first chairperson of the new Philippine Competition Commission

PPP THRUST. "I'm proud to say that the Philippines has come a long way in terms of developing bankable PPP projects and ensuring that they are successfully tendered," Balisacan says. File photo by Rappler.

Suggested Retail Price distorts market – DOJ

Jul 13, 2015 - 8:21 PM

A DOJ study shows that imposing SRP on products creates unintended consequences such as restricting competition

Is PH ready for Asean 2015?

Apr 30, 2013 - 2:10 AM

Filipino businessmen believe that while there s much to be done the Philippines can still play catch up and be ready for the AEC in 2015

HOPE FOR MANUFACTURING. The country's businessmen are still confident that the Philippines has a fighting chance in successfully integrating into the Asean Economic Community in 2015. Photo by AFP