06
October
2018
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09:33
Europe/Amsterdam

Some food for thought

Assoc Prof Burton Ong from the NUS Faculty of Law shared his views on the competition-related issues that the NTUC Foodfare-Kopitiam merger raises. He noted that as a government-linked undertaking with corporate objectives that are not focused solely upon profit maximisation, the merged entity – NTUC Enterprise - may not behave in exactly the same way as how we would expect other private sector market players to behave when faced with reduced competition.