ISLAMABAD (PR): The Prime Minister of Pakistan has appointed Dr. Joseph Wilson as the Chairman of the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) on acting charge basis with immediate effect and until further orders.
With over 21 years experience of public service, law practice, teaching and research in regulatory laws, Dr. Joseph Wilson has been serving as a founding Member of the Competition Commission of Pakistan since the Commission’s establishment in 2007. He has supervised Monopolies and Trade Abuses, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Affairs, Strategic policy, Research and Exemptions Departments at the Commission.
Prior to joining the Commission, he was an Associate Professor of Law at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan, where he taught “competition law” in addition to other courses. He has presented at various international conferences, published in international law journals and authored a book titled “Globalization and the Limits of National Merger Control Laws (published by Kluwer Law International).
Before joining LUMS, Dr. Wilson taught at McGill Faculty of Law, Montreal Canada, from where he earned Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) with Deans Honour List and Master of Laws (LL.M.) degrees. He also holds an LL.M. from the University of Georgia, USA. He is a member of the State Bar of New York, USA and Lahore High Court Bar, and also serves on the International Advisory Board of the Loyola University Chicago’s Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, USA.