ALB: “Enforcement Update: Philippine Competition Act”

October 13, 2017

The August 2017 issue of the Asian Legal Business (ALB) includes a Philippine regional update by SyCipLaw partner Arlene M. Maneja entitled, “Enforcement Update: Philippine Competition Act”. The article summarizes the administrative, civil and criminal penalties that apply to companies that have yet to comply with the Philippine Competition Act (PCA). The transitional clause of the PCA to enable parties to renegotiate agreements or restructure their businesses to comply with the law expired on August 7, 2017.

Download the full ALB August 2017 Issue from the ALB website. The “Enforcement Update: Philippine Competition Act” is on page 8.

Arlene M. Maneja specializes in competition law, investments, public-private partnerships (PPPs), infrastructure, power, and renewable energy. Ms. Maneja advises clients regarding competition laws and anti-trust matters, and has represented the firm in the 4th ASEAN Competition Conference hosted by the Philippine Department of Justice.