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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 ...
Authors: Mr Michael Han, Partner at Fangda Partners, and others
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 ...
Authors: Mr Jet Deng, Partner at Dentons; Mr Ken Dai, Partner at Dentons
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 ...
Authors: Ms Susan Ning, Partner at King & Wood Mallesons, and others
Digital Economy: Addressing Novel Anticompetitive Conduct & Conducting Advocacy Work
2019, Competition Enforcers & Academics Summit, 1 - 2 August 2019
Authors: Ms NG Ee Kia, Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore
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 ...
Authors: Prof YE Weiping
Market Definition in Anti-monopoly Law of China (中国大陆反垄断执法中的相关市场界定)
2019, Competition Enforcers & Academics Summit, 1 - 2 August 2019
Prof Wang argues that market definition should serve as a starting point when enforcing competition law, although exceptions exist under certain circumstances, such as in the cases where undertakings concerned are in the industries that are regulated market, the power of involved undertakings is of lesser significance or the contravention falls into hard-core anti-competitive conducts, etc. Market definition plays an important role in identifying market participants, measuring market share and m ...
The Regionalisation of Competition Law within the ASEAN Economic Community
2019, Competition Enforcers & Academics Summit, 1 - 2 August 2019
Authors: Dr Burton ONG, National University of Singapore
Towards Competitive Neutrality: The Role of Competition Authorities
2019, Competition Enforcers & Academics Summit, 1 - 2 August 2019
Authors: Prof Deborah HEALEY, University of New South Wales
The role of China's anti-monopoly policy in building a modern economic system
2018, Concurrences No 4-2018
"This paper reviews the major achievements since the Implementation of China’s antimonopoly policy. The paper demonstrates that the implementation of antimonopoly law promoted the formation of a market system and improvement of market system."