Manila, 9 August 2021 - Quisumbing Torres provides an overview of competition litigation laws and regulations applicable to the Philippines in The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guide 2021.

Competition Focus Group Head Maria Christina Macasaet-Acaban and members Michael Macapagal and Camille Bianca Gatmaitan-Santos author this country-specific chapter.

From the inception of the Philippine Competition Act (PCA), our Competition Focus Group has been at the forefront of advising clients in various industries, such as healthcare, manufacturing, consumer goods and retail, technology, energy and infrastructure, on the impact of the PCA on their businesses. A deep understanding of the competition regime and regular engagement with the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) enable our lawyers to assist you in structuring your transactions and arrangements in order to achieve commercial objectives within the framework of the PCA.

Our lawyers engaged with the PCC in the development of the merger control regulations in the Philippines by making written submissions and actively participating in public consultations regarding the drafting of the PCA's implementing rules and regulations.