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Comment: CP-Tesco decision is a 'challenge' for regulator, Thai antitrust chief says

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 28 Dec 2020 01:46
  • 28 Dec 2020 01:46
For Thailand’s antitrust chief, the harsh criticisms that greeted the split decision clearing Charoen Pokphand's $10.6 billion takeover of Tesco’s business in the country does not mean the commission has failed what was seen to be a landmark test case. 

“I don't think that the decision that came out is a failure for

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta


Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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