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In brief

On 25 April 2022, the Malaysia Competition Commission (“MyCC“) launched an online public consultation on proposed amendments to the Malaysian Competition Act 2010 (“the Act“). Key amendments include (i) introduction of a merger control regime; and (ii) amendments to increase MyCC’s investigation and enforcement powers and enhance its procedures. This is the first part of a two-part client alert on proposed amendments to the Act, and answers the most frequently asked questions about the merger control regime which is being proposed by MyCC (“Proposed Regime“).


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Author

Andre Gan is a corporate and securities partner who also heads Wong & Partners' Competition Practice Group. His practice areas covers mergers and acquisitions, corporate securities, venture capital and private equity, and competition. Andre has been acknowledged by Chambers Asia Pacific as a Band 1 practitioner for Corporate/M&A. Andre is also a recognised competition practitioner and is recognised by Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a Leading Individual for Antirust and Competition in 2021. Andre led the Firm to be recognised as a Firm of the Year for Antitrust and Competition in 2021 by In-House Community Magazine. Andre has worked in the Singapore and London offices of Baker McKenzie.

Author

Lydia Kong is a Partner in Wong & Partners, Kuala Lumpur office.

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