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Malaysian merger control regime plans 'on track', competition chief says

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 27 Aug 2021 05:07
  • 27 Aug 2021 05:07
Despite the recent changes in Malaysia’s government, plans to amend the country’s competition laws and introduce a merger control regime remain on track, according to competition chief Iskandar Ismail. 
Speaking at an online conference*, he pointed out that Malaysia’s new prime minister, Ismail Sabri Yaakob, was the minister responsible 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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