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  • 99330
    30 September 2013
    CCS Clears Visa’s Multilateral Interchange Fee System

    By Drew & Napier LLC

    On 3 September 2013, the Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) issued its decision in respect of Visa Worldwide Pte Ltd’s (“Visa”) long standing notification regarding their multilateral interchange fee (“MIF”) system. In a landmark decision, CCS determined that Visa’s MIF system was not contrary to Singapore competition law.

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  • 99355
    29 September 2013
    Thailand's Trade Competition Commission Approves Merger Review Thersholds

    By David Fruitman and Chai Lertvittayachaikul

    In meeting No. 2/2556, held on 6 June 2013, the Thai Trade Competition Commission (“TCC”) approved merger review thresholds proposed by the responsible sub-commission.

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  • 99331
    24 September 2013
    Singapore Merger Control Publication

    By Drew & Napier LLC

    Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Merger Control, (published in August 2013). For further information please visit www.GettingTheDealThrough.com

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  • 99309
    19 September 2013
    Benchmarks and index-based price setting mechanisms: where to now?

    By Paula Gilardoni and Emma Ringland

    The European Commission’s Proposed Regulation follows the announcement of a number of investigations that are currently being conducted by regulators in relation to index-based prices setting mechanisms which, in turn, followed regulators’ investigations into the manipulation of the LIBOR.

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  • 99311
    11 September 2013
    Federal Court hands down judgment in landmark Cement Australia competition case

    By Luke Woodward, Colleen Platford, Genevieve Rahman, Andrew Willekes, Airlie Goodman and Leanne Meyer

    Yesterday, 10 September 2013, the Federal Court handed down judgment in Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Cement Australia Pty Ltd & Ors [ 2013 ] (the proceedings) making interim declarations that the defendants, including Cement Australia Pty Ltd, had not engaged in contraventions of section 46 of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) (the Act) (now known as the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)).

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