CONFERENCE: ASEAN - COMPETITION POLICY - MERGER CONTROL - ECONOMIC ANALYSIS - EVOLUTIONS - GOALS

Cross Border Merger Controls and Notifications in the Asean Context (ASEAN Antitrust: The Future of Competition Law and Policy in the ASEAN Countries, Singapore, 24 April 2015)

The conference that took place in Singapore on the 23rd of April 2015 dealt with the future of competition law and policy in the ASEAN countries. The speakers of this panel mainly discuss three topics: the economic context of mergers in Indonesia and Singapore; convergence and differences on substantive issues, and international cooperation between competition authorities.

[1] Introduction Laurence Idot Professor, University Sorbonne-Assas International Law School ; Member, Competition Authority Paris ; President, Scientific Committee Concurrences Journal 1. It is my pleasure to introduce the first panel of the afternoon on merger control in the ASEAN context. As a French academic, I am not sure that I am qualified to chair it. However, it does not matter since we have four speakers who are very knowledgeable on the topic: first, we have two representatives of competition authorities with a large amount of experience in this field—if I introduce them alphabetically, we have Mr. Fung, Director at the Competition Commission of Singapore, and we have Mr. Rauf, Commissioner at the Indonesian Commission for the Supervision of Business Competition; second,

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas
  • Compass Lexecon (Oakland)
  • Mingde Economic Research (Washington DC)

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Laurence Idot, Jith Jayaratne, Wei Tan, Cross Border Merger Controls and Notifications in the Asean Context (ASEAN Antitrust: The Future of Competition Law and Policy in the ASEAN Countries, Singapore, 24 April 2015), February 2016, Concurrences Review N° 1-2016, Art. N° 77743, www.concurrences.com

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