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  • 146
    03 April 2009
    The Taiwan Fair Trade Commission Fines Taiwan Digital Fiber for Failing to File a Pre-combination Notification

    By: Stephen C. Wu and Yvonne Y. Hsieh
    (The article reflects only the authors' opinion and does not represent the opinion of Lee and Li.)
    On 25 March 2009, at a commissioners' meeting the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission found that Taiwan Digital Fiber Technology Co. Ltd. had failed to file a pre-combination notification with the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission for its acquisition of more than one-third of the issued shares in several cable television system operators.

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  • 110
    11 March 2009
    Amendment of the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act of South Korea

    Amendment of the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act of South Korea
    By: Keum-Seok Oh and Seong-Un Yun
    On 6 March 2009, the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act was amended to abolish the 30 day deadline to file the pre-closing report of business combinations.

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  • 109
    10 March 2009
    Merger Control

    Korea - Merger Control 2009 (Global Competition Review)
    By: Seong Un Yun and Sang Hoon Shin
    The following article summarises the merger control regime in Korea, pursuant to the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act.

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  • 143
    09 March 2009
    The Taiwan Supreme Administrative Court Found Chinese Petroleum Corporation and Formosa Petrochemical's Concerted Actions Violated the Taiwan Fair Trade Act

    By: Stephen C. Wu and Sophia M. Chih
    (The article reflects only the authors' opinion and does not represent the opinion of Lee and Li.)
    On 19 February 2009, the Taiwan Supreme Administrative Court ruled that Taiwan's two largest motor fuel suppliers, Chinese Petroleum Corporation and Formosa Petrochemical Corporation, had engaged in concerted actions against Article 14 of the Taiwan Fair Trade Act.

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  • 116
    17 February 2009
    Taiwan Fair Trade Commission fined Uni President for failing to file pre-merger notification

    By: Stephen C. Wu and Sophia M. Chih
    (The article reflects only the authors' opinion and does not represent the opinion of Lee and Li.)
    The Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) decided on 11 February 2009 to fine Uni-President Enterprises Corp. (Uni-President) NT$500,000 for its failing to report the merger with Wei Lih Food Industrial Co., Ltd. (Wei Lih) to the TFTC. Both Uni-President and Wei Lih are well-known instant noodles manufacturers in Taiwan.

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