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Antitrust & Trade Regulation

ACCRALAW’s experienced lawyers are equipped with deep knowledge of antitrust, pricing, and unfair competition law. The Firm actively assists clients in ensuring compliance with antitrust and other competition laws and regulations. In particular, the Firm assists clients in complying with the Philippine Competition Act (PCA), implementing rules and regulations, and the issuances and advisories of the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) -  independent quasi-judicial body created to promote and maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct. The Firm provides business planning and structuring counseling, providing in-depth analysis and structuring of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and dispositions. In addition, the Firm represents clients in civil, administrative and criminal litigation arising from alleged violations of the various anti-monopoly and other competition laws.  Our lawyers have experience in reviewing pricing issues, including distributor pricing, resale pricing and price discrimination structuring and operation of buying groups, cooperative advertising, and other promotional services and allowances. The Firm has helped clients implement and monitor regulatory compliance and assist them in government investigations.