MOFCOM Signals Merger Policy Shift, With New 'Carrots and Sticks'
24 March 2014
On 20 March 2014, China's Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") issued a brief press release. The release said that, from May 1 onwards, the authority will make public on its website all decisions resulting in a finding that a company has failed to notify a merger in breach of the Anti-Monopoly Law ("AML").
This press release is the most recent in a series of developments signalling an important policy shift.