Mondaq Asia Pacific: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Clayton Utz
The ACCC published Interim Guidelines which are designed to assist companies determine what concerted practices are.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports, and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Jones Day
Australia has adopted a package of changes to its antitrust laws that are designed to give more power to its antitrust enforcement agency, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Several new or enhanced provisions in the law could impact marketing and promotional activities in China.
Baker & McKenzie
On 4 November 2017, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress passed the amendment to the PRC Anti-Unfair Competition Law (the "AUCL") ...
Mayer Brown JSM
In this legal update, we highlight a number of anticipated changes to the key antitrust legislative instruments and rules that are expected to come in the near future.
China's three Anti-Monopoly Law enforcement agencies—the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Commerce and the State Administration for Industry and Commerce—together with the Ministry of Finance and the State Council Legislative Affairs Office, on October 26 jointly published the Rules on Implementation of the Fair Competition Review System (for temporary effect) (Fa Gai Jia Jian [2017] No. 1849) (the "Rules").
Jones Day
Historically, most industry associations in China were quasi-governmental and served as forums through which member companies coordinated their activities, in some cases including price-setting.
Baker & McKenzie
In August, the Hong Kong Competition Commission brought proceedings in the Competition Tribunal seeking penalties against ten construction and engineering companies.
Baker & McKenzie
The Hong Kong Government has announced that it will provide extra dedicated funding of HKD 200 million (approximately US 25 million)...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Competition Commission of India (hereinafter referred to as "CCI") has passed an order dated October 5, 2017, wherein CCI imposed fines on Aditya Birla Chemicals India Limited, Grasim Industries Limited, ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
It is abundantly clear from the above case that the Government in today's world endorses fast growth and high competition in the business industry, not only the taxi industry.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
If one looks back at the progress of human kind- one will see that every step forward was always greeted with great scepticism.
Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
The Preamble of the Competition Act, 2002 (Act) states that it is aimed at preventing practices having an ‘adverse effect on competition'. Competition does not exist in a vacuum but in a marketplace.
The substantive statutory provisions governing combinations are contained in sections 5 and 6 of the Competition Act, 2002 ("Act").
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Price fixing arrangements strike at the very heart of antitrust violations since they go against the accepted norm of price being determined by market forces.
Accordingly, the Director General was directed to investigate the matter.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Further, if producers hired non-members, there were instances of the Artists' Associations stalling shoots, levying penalties and issuing non-cooperative directives.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Though the Order is not final and appealable, CCI in this prima facie order has recognized the sanctity of and has refused to intervene in the long term Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) ...
Vaish Associates Advocates
The CCI in this landmark order has redefined the limits up to which the concept of single economic entity can be put to use to defend potential antitrust charges of bid rigging by two subsidiaries of a group ...
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AEMC, the rule maker for the Australian electricity market, has introduced a draft rule to facilitate competition.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter has links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to competition and consumer law.
The most significant changes to Australia's competition law in over 40 years will take effect in the coming weeks.
Marque Lawyers
These changes include the misuse of market power effects test, along with other reforms stemming from the Harper Review.
Baker & McKenzie
While criminal cartel provisions have existed in Australia's Competition and Consumer Act (CCA) for a number of years, August saw the first criminal conviction for a cartel offence.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Multinationals and big businesses need to review their practices because of Harper review changes to competition law.
Jones Day
The Australian Federal Court ordered computer reseller MSY Technology to pay a $750,000 fine to the ACCC for misrepresenting consumers' rights on remedies for faulty goods.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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Holding Redlich
The Government has accepted the advice of the ACCC and will impose limits only on acquisitions in the 1800MHz band.
Baker & McKenzie
On 18 October 2017, the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Competition Policy Review) Bill 2017 (Competition Policy Bill) finally passed both Houses of Parliament.
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