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CLC-Trans-Asia deal under review

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) on Wednesday started a review of Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp.’s (CLC) acquisition of Trans-Asia Shipping Lines, Inc.

PCC green-lights SYNNEX acquisition of Convergys

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has green-lighted American business process outsourcing firm Synnex Corp.'s acquisition of US-based call center company Convergys Corp. 

PCC approves Rockwell-Carmelray JV

ROCKWELL Land Corp. is set to launch a 63-hectare mixed use estate in Laguna by the middle of 2019, after securing approval from the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) for its partnership with the Yulo family.

PCC starts further review of URC-Roxas Holdings deal

UNIVERSAL ROBINA Corp. (URC) on Thursday said it is acquiring the sugar milling and refining assets of Roxas Holdings, Inc.’s (RHI) subsidiary in Nasugbu, Batangas.

Competition watchdog approves Grab-Uber deal

THE PHILIPPINE COMPETITION COMMISSION (PCC) has cleared Grab Philippines’ (MyTaxi.PH Inc.) acquisition of the local business of Uber and Uber Systems, Inc., but will monitor for a year the former’s compliance with quality and pricing standards it had committed to.

PCC extends review period for Grab’s ‘voluntary commitments’

GRAB PHILIPPINES (MyTaxi.PH, Inc.) said it is inching closer to settling its voluntary commitments to the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) to address anti-competition issues flagged by the government regarding its acquisition of Uber Philippines in March.

Antitrust watchdog seeks longer period for M&A review

THE PHILIPPINE Competition Commission (PCC) wants more time in reviewing mergers and acquisitions, saying the current deadline is “very tight.”

Trade dep’t asks PCC to look into ‘excessive’ fees by foreign...

The Department of Trade and Industry has requested the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) to look into "excessive" charges imposed by foreign shipping lines to...

PCC approves three merger, acquisition plans

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved three merger and acquisition transactions in the real estate, housing and manufacturing sectors.

ConCom introduces proposal strengthening PCC

By Charmaine A. Tadalan A SUBCOMMITTEE of the Consultative Committee (ConCom) on Charter Change proposed creating a national competition authority to “strongly” regulate a liberalized...

PCC approves Udenna purchase of Nenaco minority shareholder

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said it approved Udenna Corp.’s acquisition of a Dutch firm that holds a stake in 2GO Group, Inc.’s parent...

LTFRB: Uber operations until April 15

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo, Reporter The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board said Uber Philippines (Uber Systems Inc)'s operations as a ride-sharing company or...

Consumer group calls for LTFRB to stop meddling in review of...

Consumer group Laban Konsyumer Inc. on Tuesday told the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to stop meddling in the ongoing review of...

Anti-trust body approves Robinsons Land-Shang Properties joint venture to develop Taguig...

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the joint venture between listed firms Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) and Shang Properties, Inc. (SPI) to develop...

Competition body readies more rules

By Krista A. M. Montealegre National Correspondent THE PHILIPPINE Competition Commission (PCC) plans to raise by June the threshold for deals that require regulatory approval as...

PCC supports mobile number portability to spur competition

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said it supports a bill which allows mobile phone users to keep their old numbers when switching service providers,...

Competition watchdog OK’s Chelsea’s Starlite acquisition

THE PHILIPPINE Competition Commission (PCC) has given the green light for Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. (CLC) to acquire domestic shipping firm Starlite Ferries, Inc. In...

PCC approves Federal Land JV with Orix

FEDERAL LAND, Inc. may move forward with its construction of a luxury condominium tower located in Taguig in partnership with Japanese firm Orix Risingsun...

PCC mulls legal options after CA upholds legality of telco deal

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) vowed to pursue other legal options after the Court of Appeals (CA) quashed its bid to review PLDT, Inc....

PCC approves GBP deal to buy 50% of Alsons unit

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved Global Business Power Corporation’s (GBP) acquisition of a 50% stake in Alsons Thermal Energy Corp. (ATEC), which...

Competition watchdog says PSE withdrew notice for PDS merger

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter THE country’s competition watchdog on Wednesday said the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has withdrawn the notification for a review of...