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LHAG Consultant Named Chairman of MyCC

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill (LHAG) congratulates consultant and retired Court of Appeal judge, Dato’ Seri Mohd Hishamudin Yunus, on being appointed chairman of the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) for a three-year term, wef 5 September 2018.

Established in 2011, MyCC is an independent body under the Competition Commission Act 2010 [Act 713] responsible for the implementation and enforcement of the Competition Act 2010 [Act 712]. MyCC safeguards free and fair competition in commercial markets for the benefit of businesses, consumers and the economy.

The Competition Commission Act 2010 empowers MyCC to ensure compliance with the Act, inquire into complaints made on the grounds of anti-competition conduct, perform market reviews, and penalise companies seen to be in infringement of competition law.

Dato’ Saifuddin Nasution Ismail, the Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs, presented the appointment letter to Dato’ Seri Hishamudin yesterday evening.

This comes a week after Dato’ Seri Hishamudin was appointed as a member of the Judicial Appointments Commission.

Sources:

Free Malaysia Today, The Edge Media, The Malay Mail Online, The Star Online

28 September 2018

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