Jurisdiction: Hong Kong

Sharon Henrick and Donny Low have written an insightful article on who is the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC). With the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance set to take effect in 2015, and guidelines on different issues...

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Playing the percentages

May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new Hong Kong competition regulator is busy formulating draft guidelines on interpretation, investigation procedures and the handling of complaints under the still-new Competition Ordinance, prior to it entering into full effect.  The guidelines are...

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With the power invested in you

July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

On 16 July 2013, the President and Vice-President of Hong Kong’s Competition Tribunal were appointed by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, on the recommendation of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission....

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All’s fair in Hong Kong

July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

New consumer protection laws came into effect in Hong Kong on 19 July 2013.  The new laws amend the Trade Descriptions Ordinance (TDO) which prohibit a range of unscrupulous trade practices in respect of goods and...

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Hong Kong appoints first chairperson

May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has announced the appointment of Anna Wu Hung-yuk as the first chairperson of Hong Kong’s newly formed Competition Commission. Ms Wu’s appointment will commence from...

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