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Andre Gan is the managing partner of Wong & Partners. He is a corporate and securities partner who also heads Wong & Partners’ Competition Group. His practice areas covers mergers and acquisitions, corporate securities, venture capital and private equity, and competition. He has been acknowledged by Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 as one of only three Band 1 practitioners for Corporate/M&A in Malaysia and also a recognised competition practitioner. Andre is also a member of the Firm's Global Antitrust and Competition Steering Committee and is noted as a leading competition lawyer in Global Competition Review - Who's Who Legal in 2016. He has worked in the Singapore and London offices of Baker McKenzie International.

Introduction The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (“Commission”) has introduced guidelines which establish a voluntary regime for competition assessments of mergers and acquisitions (“M&As”) in the communications market in Malaysia, pursuant to powers under the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (“CMA”). Malaysia does not have a merger control regime…

The Malaysian Competition Commission (MyCC) recently published its Guidelines on Financial Penalties and Guidelines on Leniency. What’s new ‘at a glance’ The Guidelines on Financial Penalties set out a number of factors that MyCC will take into consideration when imposing a penalty. Although the Guidelines stop short of specifying how…