Committee Asia  •  Legal & Tax

Competition Law: Essential Principles to Know and Top Tips for your Business


French Chamber Meeting Room, 541 Orchard Road, #09-01 Liat Towers
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Language: English

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Most of the ASEAN countries now have competition laws in place and enforcement regimes are increasingly tougher in recent years, with hefty fines being imposed and reviews of merger deals getting more difficult.

 

Most of the ASEAN countries now have competition laws in place and enforcement regimes are increasingly tougher in recent years, with hefty fines being imposed and reviews of merger deals getting more difficult.

This session aims to provide valuable insights on recent competition law developments in the region, and to discuss common issues encountered and good business practices. Dominique Lombardi, Partner at Rajah & Tann, and Sharene Tan, Director Legal Affairs at Essilor AMERA, will share their experience, with candid examples and tips during the session which is intended to be interactive, practical and business-oriented!

Main topics covered will include:

  • Basics of Competition & Antitrust laws 101
  • Good business conduct and practices for safe dealing with market players (like suppliers, customers, business partners and competitors)
  • Merger review of M&A deals: Practical tips on managing the process during pursuit of a successful outcome
  • Compliance and investigations: how to respond, and mitigate impact and liability
  • Emerging trends.

About the speakers

Mrs Dominique Lombardi, Partner, Rajah & Tann

 

Dominique Lombardi is the Deputy Head of Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP’s Competition & Antitrust and Trade Practice. A Foreign Lawyer, she has extensive experience in European competition and antitrust laws and regulatory issues. Having spent more than a decade in Asia, she has acquired an intimate knowledge of competition regimes in the region and brings to the Practice a unique dual European/Asian approach. Dominique has worked both in private practice and as an in-house lawyer with her expertise covering all aspects of competition/antitrust law - merger control, international cartels, vertical restraints, abusive conduct - as well as deregulation law.

Separately, Dominique is an Adjunct Lecturer at Sorbonne Assas International Law School - Asia, where she lectures on European Competition Law.

Dominique has been appointed as a French Foreign Trade Advisor since 2011. In 2018, Dominique was conferred Knight of the French National Order of Merit.

Mrs Sharene Tan, Director Legal Affairs, Essilor AMERA

Sharene is the Director Legal Affairs for Essilor Amera Pte Ltd, based in Singapore. Essilor is the worldwide leader of manufacturing and distribution of optical lenses. Essilor completed its combination with Luxottica in October 2018. The EssilorLuxottica Group is listed in the Euronext NYSE stock exchange in Paris and part of the “CAC 40” index.

Singapore is the regional headquarters for Essilor’s business in the Asia Pacific, Middle East, Russia, Africa region.

Sharene has more than 15 years’ professional experience gathered from both private practice and in-house, and is both a Singapore and UK qualified lawyer. She was also tasked as part of a ‘clean team’ to support the anti-trust filings relating to Essilor-Luxottica combination in this region. 

 

Terms & Conditions

  • This event is for members only.
  • Full payment is required upon registration. 
  • Once paid, registration fees are non-refundable.
  • No shows will not be refunded.
  • Please note that photographs and videos may be taken during the event for news and publicity purposes.

 

 

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