On 11 September 2017, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC), through Commission Resolution No. 20-2017, approved and adopted its 2017 Rules of Procedure. The rules apply to investigations, hearings and proceedings of the PCC, except to matters involving mergers and acquisitions, unless otherwise provided in the issuances and guidelines governing the same. The rules took effect on 30 September 2017. The copy of the rules can be downloaded at the PCC website, www.phcc.gov.ph.