2020 Draft Amendments to China’s Anti-Monopoly Law - 10 Key Changes
2020, Commentary Article on the Proposed Amendments to China's Anti-Monopoly Law
"More than two years after talks of plans to revise China’s Anti-Monopoly Law ('AML'), the draft amendments to the AML ('Proposed Amendments') were finally released on 2 January 2020 for public consultation. This round of public consultation follows a review process over the past few years that involved feedback from local regulators and academics, amongst others. The National People’s Congress
for 2018 identified AML reforms as a legislative priority, and we expect these Proposed Amendments to ...
A Practical Review of the Draft Amendment to the Anti-Monopoly Law of China：Highlighting Six Areas with Eighteen Changes
2020, Commentary Articles on the Proposed Amendments to China's Anti-Monopoly Law
"On 2 January 2020, the State Administration for Market Regulation of China ('SAMR') released a draft of the proposed amendment to the Anti-Monopoly Law of China ('Draft Amendment') to solicit public comments from different sectors of society. It indicates that after twelve years, at the beginning of the 2020s, the Anti-Monopoly Law of China ('AML') is envisioning an overhaul.
Enacted on 30 August 2007 and implemented on 1 August 2008, the enforcement of the AML in its current form ha ...
Potential Impacts of the Proposed Anti-Monopoly Law
2020, Wolters Kluwer
"Since the enforcement of the Anti-Monopoly Law of the People's Republic of China ('AML') in
2008, there are many related administrative law enforcement and judicial cases occurred. From
2016 to 2018, according to public information statistics, China's AML enforcement agencies
investigated and handled 334 monopoly cases, including 287 cases of horizontal monopoly
agreements, 12 cases of vertical monopoly agreements, and 35 cases of abuse of dominant
market positions. There were 1,207 cases ...
A History of Competition: The Impact of Antitrust on Hong Kong's Telecommunications Markets
2019, 29 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 931 (2019)
"Hong Kong has only had cross-sector competition law since 2015, but the city’s telecommunications markets have been subject to sector-specific antitrust provisions for over two decades. The
importance of nurturing an efficient, innovative, and competitive telecoms industry for Hong Kong’s economic prosperity was acknowledged already at the time the sector was liberalized in the 1990s. Yet until the late 2000s, the government vehemently
opposed the adoption of competition law in virtually all ...
Fair Competition Review System in China (公平竞争审查的制度推进)
2019, Competition Enforcers & Academics Summit, 1 - 2 August 2019
Prof Ye gives an overview of the Fair Competition Review System (FCRS) and its implementation in China. Starting from analyzing the necessity of introducing FCRS, Prof Ye comments that it is important for China to strengthen a unified national market and supplement the rule on combating abusing of administrative power stipulated in the Anti-Monopoly Law. Prof Ye briefly talks about the Detailed Implementation Rules, the Third-Party Review Guidelines and some typical contraventions identified whe ...