24 Jan 2020

China’s Anti-monopoly Law and new Merger Review Rules: Time of Change?

The Chinese competition regulator started the New Year with a flurry of activity on the policy development front. Key among these were the public consultations released in early January on the proposed amendments to China’s 12-year-old Anti-monopoly Law and the draft ‘Interim Provisions on Undertaking Concentration Review’. 

These proposals signal important changes coming to China’s antitrust and merger control regime in 2020, including a new focus on the internet sector and stricter penalties for gun-jumping and other breaches in the merger review process.

Region Asia Pacific
Practices Competition, Litigation
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Natalie Yeung
Partner at Slaughter and May
Alexander Lee
Associate at Slaughter and May
Katie Cheung
Associate at Slaughter and May