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Keeping Hong Kong competitive
Rose Webb, chief executive officer of the Competition Commission of Hong Kong, talks about the city’s new Competition Ordinance.

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Recent examples of consent decrees in Korea and their implications
Despite an animated exchange of opinions regarding consent decrees since their introduction in Korea in 2011, expect the system to be used more actively in the future as companies have begun to view it as a viable way to resolve free-trade cases, write Chang-Ho Kum, Kenneth T Kim and Jin Woo Hwang of Yoon & Yang.

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Levelling the playing field in the Philippines
Before the enactment of the Philippine Competition Act in 2015, the Philippines was the only founding member of Asean that did not have a comprehensive competition law in place. Francisco Ed Lim, Patricia-Ann T Prodigalidad, Eric R Recalde of ACCRALAW review the new regime.

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India: The ‘single economic entity’ defence
Although India’s competition law framework is in its early stages, the Competition Commission has reviewed several cases where the ‘single economic entity’ defence has been raised. Ritika Ganju and Ankur Verma of Phoenix Legal analyse the precedent.

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