Jurisdiction: Malaysia

MyCC strikes again

November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of the Malaysia Competition Commission’s (MyCC) first ever decision to impose fines on Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia for engaging in market sharing arrangements (see our previous post), the MyCC has issued...

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Stop the Trucks

September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

On 20 September 2013, the Malaysian Competition Commission (MyCC) gave notice to the Pan Malaysia Lorry Owners Association (PMLOA), its 11 members and 29 related lorry enterprises of its intention to issue interim measures to...

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First fines proposed in Malaysia

September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) has issued a proposed decision to impose its first fines for breaches of the Malaysian Competition Act.  The fines will be issued to the country’s two dominant airlines, Malaysia Airlines...

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While the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement has received little attention from the Australian media of late, the formulation of this multilateral agreement may have significant implications for Australian competition law. If you are wondering what...

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MyCC hardens its enforcement stance

January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

It has been one year since the enforcement of the Malaysian Competition Act and the Malaysian Competition Commission (MyCC) is strongly flexing its muscles and hardening its approach to enforcement. In a speech marking the...

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Co-operate and $ave

December 14, 2012 | 1 Comments

On 6 December 2012, the Malaysian Competition Commission (MyCC) issued a Final Decision against the Cameron Highlands Floriculturist Association, confirming its earlier finding (in its Proposed Decision, which we blogged about here) that the Association...

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MyCC in a flap over chicken culling

November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Malaysian Competition Commission (MyCC) has announced it is considering whether the culling of 5 million layer chickens by Malaysian farmers could involve a breach of the Competition Act 2010. According to reports, Malaysian farmers...

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Price-fixing in Malaysia – not a bed of roses

November 9, 2012 | 1 Comments

On 24 October 2012, the MyCC issued its first proposed decision in relation to a breach of Malaysia’s Competition Act 2010 (Act). The proposed decision stemmed from a news report in March 2012 which quoted...

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It is clear that thistle be a year in which companies operating in Malaysia will need to adapt to new ways of doing business as they prepare for a new era in competition law. A...

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MyCC consults on dominance guidelines

May 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

In its announcement on 11 May 2012, the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) invited public consultation on its draft Guidelines on Abuse of a Dominant Position. The MyCC is the statutory body entrusted to enforce Malaysia’s...

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