David Fruitman

DFDL (Phnom Penh)
Senior Consultant

David Fruitman is Regional Competition Counsel and a Senior Advisor at DFDL based primarily in Phnom Penh. Prior to joining DFDL, he was a partner in the competition group of Davies, Ward, Phillips & Vineberg; LLP and an associate in the competition group of Blakes, LLP, both in Toronto. David has a J.D. from University of Toronto Law School.

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David Fruitman The National Assembly of Laos passes new law on business competition


On 14 July 2015, the National Assembly of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (“Laos”) passed the Law on Business Competition (No. 60/NA) (“Competition Law”), which states that it will come into force on issue by the President of the National Assembly of the Promulgating Decree and 15 days after (...)

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David Fruitman Laos: The Lao PDR lays the foundation for its competition regime


On July 14th, 2015, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic enacted its competition law. The law introduces the basic framework of the competition regime including the standard pillars of competition law (mergers, cartels and abuses of dominant position) as well as unfair trade practices. The (...)

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