Piyush Gupta Head of Aviation & Competition and India practices
Price Transparency – Consumer Protection v Antitrust Infringement
On 7 September 2020, the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (‘CCCS’) issued its guidelines on price transparency (‘Guidelines’).
The Guidelines set out how the CCCS will interpret and give effect to the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act (‘CPFTA’) in relation to the display and/or advertisement of prices and other pricing practices in Singapore. Additionally, the Guidelines indicate some factors that the CCCS may consider while assessing whether the displayed price(s) are potentially misleading as well as providing some indicative actions that suppliers should take to ensure that prices (and their accompanying terms) are accurate and are clearly communicated.
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