Regional Managing Partner for Asia and the Middle
Hong Kong issues further guidance: enforcement priorities and leniency
20 November 2015
Yesterday, the Hong Kong Competition Commission ("HKCC") issued its Enforcement Policy and the final version of its Leniency Policy.
The Enforcement Policy provides guidance on how HKCC intends to priorities its investigation resources and choose enforcement tools.
The Leniency Policy summarizes HKCC's approach to leniency in exchange for cooperation in a cartel investigation. A draft was published on 23 September (read our note here) and we highlight below some of the key exchanges made in response to submissions by stakeholders.