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Philippine Competition Commission Adjusts Thresholds for Mandatory Notification of M&A Transactions

04 June 2019 by Asia law

On 21 February 2019, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) issued Resolution No. 03-2019 (CR 3-19) increasing the thresholds for mandatory notification of M&A transactions (i) from PhP5 billion to PhP5.6 billion for the size of person test, and (ii) from PhP2 billion to PhP2.2 billion for the size of transaction test.

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Post Clearance Audit and Prior Disclosure Program

04 June 2019 by Asia law

The Post Entry Audit Group (PEAG) of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) was a body created in January 2003 under Executive Order No. 160.

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Client Service Report: Philippines 2019

07 January 2019 by Asia law

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Philippine businesses grapple with data privacy regulations

30 August 2017 by Asia law

The implementing rules and regulations for The Philippines’s Data Privacy Act (DPA) came into force almost a year ago. However, businesses are still feeling the effects of the new law as they grapple with the requirements to seek consent from the individuals and organisations whose data they want to collect.

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Filipino property developers anticipate golden age of infrastructure

15 March 2017 by Asia law

More public and private money promises to transform the infrastructure of the Philippines from this year. Foreign

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Philippines outlines five-year IP rights action plan

12 December 2016 by Asia law

The IP Office of the Philippines has revealed its five year strategic plan, the IPR Action Plan 2017-2022

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Philippine Competition Commission issues first merger clearance under new law

01 November 2016 by Asia law

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has issued its first merger clearance under the Philippine