First Hong Kong competition case goes to the Competition Tribunal – what this signals for companies

Published On 21/04/2017 | By James Wilkinson | Enforcement

The Hong Kong Competition Commission has taken its first case to the Hong Kong Competition Tribunal.  The case involves allegations that five IT companies engaged in bid-rigging in relation to a tender for an IT server system to the Hong Kong Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA), and that the companies agreed to submit non-genuine “dummy” bids to satisfy the YWCA’s minimum requirement of five tenders.  The HKCC was alerted to the allegations following a complaint from the YWCA.

Read this alert from our colleagues in Hong Kong to find out more about the case and the three key takeaway points.

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James is a senior associate of King & Wood Mallesons based in Hong Kong, specialising in competition/antitrust law and dispute resolution.

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