1 August 2019

The second quarter of 2019 saw new guidelines on mergers and acquisitions in the telecommunications sector in Malaysia, the introduction of an expedited merger review in the Philippines, and the new 2018 Law on Competition in Vietnam take effect. Overall, competition authorities have showcased collaborative efforts with other government authorities to monitor competition in certain industries.

Please click here for an overview of notable antitrust developments in South-east Asia during the period April to June 2019. To see if there has been any enforcement activity in your sector in the second quarter of 2019, please refer to the overview chart here.