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Saturday, September 10, 2011

ASEAN Competition Law

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

ASEAN
Competition Law

(in looseleaf format)

General Editors
Dr R IanMcEwin
Visiting Professor of Law, National University of Singapore
Senior Economic & Regulatory Advisor, Competition & Antitrust Practice
Rajah & Tann LLP
Kala Anandarajah
Partner & Head, Competition & Antitrust and Trade Practice
Rajah & Tann LLP

With a population of over 600million, ASEAN is fast emerging as amajor
economic trading block. To enhance regional economic performance, the
ASEANmember states have committed to introducing respective
nation-wide competition policy and law by 2015. A good understanding of
competition law is now essential for anyone doing business in the region and
ASEANCompetition Lawis primed to be the definitive guide to competition
and antitrust law in ASEAN.
Written by senior practising experts in the region, it demystifies competition
law for businessmen, lawyers and policymakers by concisely examining and
analysing both existing and prospective competition laws in each country.
Simple in language, ASEANCompetition Lawnot only explains the law but
provides step-by-step guidance on important proceduralmatters.Of
particular value to businessmen, lawyers and particularly corporate counsel
operating across the region are the comparisonsmade between the
different ASEAN countries. References will also bemade where relevant, to
the jurisprudence and policy issues fromAustralia, the United States and the
European Union, the last being the source fromwhichmost ASEAN
competition law draws base.
As this looseleaf title grows with its quarterly updates, the wealth of cases
and expert commentary willmake ASEANCompetition Lawthe foremost
source of competition law in the region - indispensable to any competition
law practitioner.
Table of Contents
Part A – ReviewOf Competition Laws
Part B – TableOf Summary Decisions
Part C – Legislation, Rules AndGuidelines
Key Features
• Simple and complete coverage of competition law in all ASEANmember
states. Eachmember state has its own dedicated chapter
• Explains not only the principles of competition law in each jurisdiction
but also its application and the role of the respective governing bodies
responsible for enforcement of such laws
• Includes competition law related legislation, rules and decrees for each
member state of ASEAN,making it a one-stop reference for all
• Table of Summary Decisions where available, gives users a rundown of
the types of infringements there are and the penaltiesmeted out in the
circumstances

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