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Competition Law in Singapore - Principles, Practice & Procedure

The enactment of the Competition Act 2004 ushers in a new regime for anti-competition law in the business industry. It promotes the effective functioning of local markets and enhances the competitiveness of the economy by prohibiting anti-competitive behaviour that seek to unduly restrict, prevent or distort competition. To this effect, the Act established the Competition Commission of Singapore, which enforces these anti-competition laws.
Publisher: LexisNexis
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ISBN/ISSN: 9789812365354
Publisher: LexisNexis

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The enactment of the Competition Act 2004 ushers in a new regime for anti-competition law in the business industry. It promotes the effective functioning of local markets and enhances the competitiveness of the economy by prohibiting anti-competitive behaviour that seek to unduly restrict, prevent or distort competition. To this effect, the Act established the Competition Commission of Singapore, which enforces these anti-competition laws.

This book, the first of its kind in Singapore, aims to give in-house counsels, lawyers and businessmen a head start in the up-and-coming field of competition law. It gives the reader an insight into the practice of competition law and highlights the possible implications of the Act on businesses in Singapore.

The work also considers the effects of globalisation, conflicts and harmonisation of competition laws and their practical effects on local businesses. It also lists the procedure businesses should adopt so that they do not fall foul of the Act. The text includes references to some of the leading cases decided on the subject in the United States, the EU and Australia, making this a must-have for all in-house counsels, competition lawyers, businessmen and all interested in gaining an insight into competition law.

Written by three of the most established individuals in the field of competition law in the region, this publication is expected to quickly position itself as the definitive text for competition law in Singapore.

Important Features:
· Clear and in-depth comparative analysis of the history of and principles behind competition law globally as well as in Singapore
· Concise coverage with flowchart of the practical procedures businesses should adopt in compliance with the Act
· Detailed discussion of all leading cases in the US, the EU and Australia on competition law

Table of contents

· Chapter 1: Introduction 
· Chapter 2: An Understanding of Anti-Competitive Agreements: What You Should Know
· Chapter 3: The Duties of a Dominant Firm
· Chapter 4: Mergers
· Chapter 5: What a Business Must Do To Be in Compliance With Competition Laws
· Chapter 6: Enforcement
· Chapter 7: Globalisation, Conflicts and Harmonisation of Competition Laws, and Their Implications for Businesses in Singapore