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Judge Goco Launches Book on Competition Law During Fulbright Perspectives
Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Last week, on March 27, Judge Cyrus B. Goco launched his book titled “Competition Law Analysis: A Comparative Approach” in partnership with the Fulbright Commission in the Philippines and REX Bookstore, Inc. The book launch is the second Fulbright Perspectives event, following Toym Imao’s “Creative Protest: The Artist as Activist.”

Co-authored by Patricia Jasmine C. Alcoba, Competition Law Analysis seeks to raise the appreciation of the factors and considerations underlying the decision-making processes of different competition jurisdictions and contributes to the budding discourse surrounding competition policy in the Philippines.

Judge Cyrus B. Goco with his co-author Patricia Jasmine C. Alcoba

Judge Goco delivering a presentation about the history of competition law in the Philippines

Patricia Jasmine Alcoba explaining the significance of writing the publication

The event was attended by lawyers, judges, firm partners, experts and influential people in the field of law. Honorable Arsenio M. Balisacan, Chairman of the Philippine Competition Commission, delivered a message during the launch.

Hon. Arsenio Balisacan delivering his message about the book

[L-R] Fulbright Philippines Executive Director Julio Amador III, Philippine Competition Commission Chairman Arsenio Balisacan, Patricia Jasmine Alcoba, Judge Cyrus Goco, and RES Bookstore Inc. Chief Operating Officer Don Timothy Buhain

The Office of the President, Cooperative Development Authority, University of the Philippines College of Law, Ateneo Law School, COMELEC, Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc., League of Municipalities of the Philippines, Bank of the Philippine Islands, and several respected law firms in the country were also represented.

Fulbright Philippines Executive Director Julio S. Amador III delivered the welcoming remarks, while REX Bookstore, Inc. Chief Operating Officer Don Timothy Buhain closed the program.

Executive Director of Fulbright Philippines, Julio Amador III, delivering his welcome remarks

The authors with REX Bookstore COO Don Timothy Buhain during their contract signing after the event

Keep following our pages to know when the next Fulbright Perspectives will be!

The authors with the Fulbright Philippines Secretariat


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