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Consumers' free choice: Consumer Council published report on mandatory cooling-off period in Hong Kong

Background

In April 2018, the Consumer Council (Council) published A Report to Advocate Mandatory Cooling-off Period in Hong Kong (Report). The Report signifies the Council's renewed effort ...

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Antitrust spotlight on HR practices in Hong Kong

Since the entry into force of the Competition Ordinance (Ordinance) in December 2015, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (Commission) reports having encountered many practices relating to ...

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Tribunal forces Hong Kong Competition Commission to disclose more documents in first competition lawsuit

On 14 March 2018, the Competition Tribunal ("Tribunal") handed down its latest decision in Hong Kong's first "bid-rigging" proceedings under its new comprehensive competition regime, in...

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Episode Two: Cold (and warm) calls in hot water - Hong Kong to launch statutory "Do-not-call" Register targeting P2P telemarketing

Following the completion of the public consultation on strengthening regulation of person-to-person telemarketing calls (P2P) in July 2017, the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau (Bure...

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Whose statement is it? Scope of privilege against self-incrimination limited

In the first court case heard under the Competition Ordinance ("Ordinance"), the Competition Tribunal ("Tribunal") has made an important clarification concerning the applicability of...

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Cold calls in hot water: Hong Kong consultation paper on P2P telemarketing

Businesses may often use peer-to-peer ("P2P") telemarketing calls involving interpersonal communication to promote goods and services directly to customers. While such calls may be...

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Hong Kong court upholds bar on stand-alone private actions under the Competition Ordinance?

The Hong Kong Competition Ordinance ("Ordinance") does not currently provide for the right to bring stand-alone private actions for contraventions of competition rules. In a decision handed ...

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Global Media, Technology and Communications Quarterly - Spring 2017

Our Spring edition of the GMCQ focuses on the global legal and regulatory challenges facing online businesses in 2017 and identifies some of the things that digital businesses can do to...

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