Practical Guide to Merger Control in Singapore

01 Jul 2007

Drew & Napier Competition Law publication

From 1 July 2007, all mergers that have an effect in Singapore are subject to regulation under the Competition Act 2004.

The law prohibits mergers or anticipated mergers that substantially lessen the competition. It also grants the Competition Commission of Singapore extensive powers of investigation and enforcement. Potentially, every merger, acquisition, joint venture and acquisition of business may be affected by these amendments to the Competition Act.

Lim Chong Kin and Cavinder Bull, SC wrote a survival guide to the new merger control regime. Click here to read it.

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