Double jeopardy

Published On 14/11/2014 | By Peta Stevenson | Enforcement

Our PRC colleagues  Susan NingKate Peng, Sarah Eder and Gao Sibo have written an interesting article on the approach that Chinese antitrust regulators may take to double jeopardy for international cartel conduct.

Susan and her team note that undertakings involved in international cartel cases remain concerned about the possibility of receiving overlapping punishments for their cartel conduct by competition authorities in different jurisdictions.  they consider scenarios in which double jeopardy may come into play and the approach of other antitrust regulators before looking ahead to the possible approach by Chinese antitrust regulators.

Read their full article at China Law Insight.

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About The Author

is a partner in the Sydney office of King & Wood Mallesons where she specialises in competition litigation with experience in a wide range of jurisdictions. Peta also advises clients on the application of the anti-competitive conduct, consumer protection and access provisions of the Competition & Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and related state legislation. In 2001/02 she undertook her LLM at the University of Cambridge, during which time she developed a passionate if fleeting interest in rowing.

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