CCCS Penalises Contractors for Bid-rigging in Tenders for Maintenance Services of Swimming Pools and Other Water Features
||CCCS Penalises Contractors for Bid-rigging in Tenders for Maintenance Services of Swimming Pools and Other Water Features
||14 December 2020
The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (“CCCS”) has today issued an Infringement Decision (“ID”) against three businesses for infringing section 34 of the Competition Act (Cap.50B) .
The three businesses, namely CU Water Services Pte. Ltd. (“CU Water”), Crystalene Product (S) Pte. Ltd. (“Crystalene”) and Crystal Clear Contractor Pte. Ltd. (“Crystal Clear”) (collectively the “Parties”), have engaged in bid-rigging conduct relating to tenders called for the provision of maintenance services for swimming pools, spas, fountains and other water features. Affected developments included condominiums and hotels in Singapore.
Further information on the investigation, analysis of the case and the basis of calculation of the financial penalty imposed on the infringing parties are set out in the Infringement Decision.
||Infringement Decision, Media Release and Infographics
 The Infringement Decision sets out the facts and evidence on which CCCS bases its assessment and the reasons for its decision.
 Section 34 of the Competition Act prohibits any agreements between undertakings, decisions by associations of undertakings or concerted practices which have as their object or effect the prevention, restriction or distortion of competition within Singapore. An undertaking means any person, being an individual, a body corporate, an unincorporated body of persons or any other entity, capable of carrying on commercial or economic activities relating to goods or services.