Jurisdiction: China

In a recent post on our sister blog, China Law Insight, Susan Ning, Kate Peng, Huang Jing and Li Rui discuss the investigation initiated by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) against several infant...

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Freedom of the skies

July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a recent post on our sister blog, China Law Insight, Susan Ning, Kate Peng and Li Rui look at a proposal that would expand the current immunity program under section 15 of the Chinese Anti-Monopoly...

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To increase clarity and transparency on the merger remedy regime under the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML), China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has published draft Rules Regarding Imposition of Restrictive Conditions on Concentrations of Undertakings (the Draft...

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Glencore and Xstrata have finally been given the go-ahead to complete their merger after receiving clearance from China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on 16 April 2013. Following a review process that took approximately 14 months,...

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Sky is the limit for Qantas and Emirates

March 27, 2013 | 1 Comments

Easter has come early for Qantas and Emirates as the ACCC today granted final conditional authorisation for their global airline alliance, allowing the two airline partners to coordinate their passenger and cargo operations until 31...

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At the end of December 2012, three of China’s anti-monopoly regulators, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) and the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), made public their...

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Bottoms-up: two liquor producers rethink RPM

February 21, 2013 | 1 Comments

Two of China’s most famous liquor producers, Maotai and Wuliangye, have been fined RMB 449 million (approx. A$69.4 million) by China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) for resale price maintenance (RPM).  The fine amounts...

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Record antitrust penalties imposed in China

January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

On 4 January 2013, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the agency responsible for price-related non-merger antimonopoly enforcement in China, imposed record antitrust fines totalling RMB 353 million (USD 56 million) on six international...

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Regulators attend China Competition Forum

January 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Susan Ning, Kate Peng and Yunlong Zhang from our Beijing office have posted over on King & Wood Mallesons’ China Law Insight blog about the first China Competition Policy Forum.  The forum was attended by the Directors-General...

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The interface of antitrust and IP in China

November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Read the great post over at China Law Insight on the role of the antitrust regulator in IP licencing here. Susan Ng and Kate Peng discuss the Guidelines on Anti-Monopoly Law Enforcement in the Field...

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