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The revision of the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law – ‘big bang’ in merger control

The AML reform brings about significant changes to Chinese merger control. Modifications to the notification thresholds and clarifications on the “controlling right” concept may ...


The revision of the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law – abuse of dominance, of IPR and of administrative powers

There are relatively few changes in the draft regulations implementing the revised Anti-Monopoly Law in the areas of abuse of dominance, abuse of IPRs, and abuse of administrative...


The revision of the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law – to agree or not to agree

The draft Regulation Prohibiting Monopoly Agreements is a key part of the Anti-Monopoly Law reform package. While the expansion of the cartel prohibition to include third parties may not...


The revision of the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law – can you feel the heat?

The Chinese legislature finally passed the long-awaited revision of the country’s main antitrust statute, the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML). Just a working day after, the Chinese antitrust...


The Buck Stops Here – Contractors Held Fully Liable For Subcontractors In Hong Kong Cartel

On 2 June 2022, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal (“Court”) handed down a judgment almost doubling the financial penalties imposed by the Competition Tribunal...


Chinese antitrust – the big reset

Chinese antitrust is going through what are likely the most important changes since its inception: an amendment of the Anti-Monopoly Law and the establishment of a new enforcement body.


China Antitrust Column – September 2021

On 27 September 2021, just a few days before the week-long National Day break, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) issued its decision against Bull, a supplier of power...


Vietnamese antitrust regulator looks back at recent merger control cases

July 2021 marked the two-year anniversary of the entry into force of Vietnam’s new Competition Law (Law No. 23/2018/QH14). Among other things, the Competition Law established a...


China Antitrust Column – August 2021
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Traditionally August isn’t the busiest month for Chinese antitrust enforcement. This year is no exception. But that doesn’t mean that Chinese antitrust regulators weren’t...

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