Mondaq Asia Pacific: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The aggressive use of anti-monopoly laws against foreign companies by the Chinese government is unprecedented.
Marque Lawyers
Petrol retailers are allegedly price sharing via a website which provides petrol price data on an almost real-time basis.
Holding Redlich
It is alleged that the AECL attempted to induce egg producers to reduce the supply of eggs, in order to inflate prices.
Binglin Lou and his wife had been selling seafood, mainly scallops originated from Dalian Zhangzi Island Group Co., Ltd., in a Beijing seafood market.
MOFCOM’s reasons for characterizing the P3 Alliance as a merger are unclear, however, because just 10 days ahead of its prohibition decision, MOFCOM revised its merger review guidance.
China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce has issued a new draft of its regulations governing antitrust enforcement of intellectual property rights.
Inner Mongolia AIC found that the agreements to divide markets violated the Anti-Monopoly Law.
Lifang & Partners
Since the Anti-monopoly Law came into force in 2008, the nationwide courts have received 116 first-instance anti-monopoly civil suits by the end of 2012.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Chinese antitrust officials have confirmed that they are investigating Microsoft Corp. for possible monopoly violations.
Lifang & Partners
The officially promulgated Interim Rules does not differ substantially from its previous draft for soliciting public opinions that was published on April 3, 2013.
McDermott Will & Emery
The district court in Animal Sci. Prod., Inc. et al. v. China Nat’l Metals & Minerals Imp. dismissed direct purchaser plaintiff’s Amended Complaint without prejudice.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
China’s Antimonopoly Law took effect in August 2008 and is loosely based on the competition regimes in place in the EU and the US.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has blocked the contemplated P3 Network, a container shipping alliance between MSC, Maersk, and CMA CGM
Morrison & Foerster LLP
China’s Ministry of Commerce issued a decision blocking the formation of a strategic alliance between three of the world’s largest ocean container shipping companies.
In the Vitamin C class action, plaintiffs alleged that several Chinese companies fixed the price of Vitamin C that was exported to the United States.
The National Development and Reform Commission's investigation into the eyeglass industry found that some major manufacturers had restricted resale prices.
Haiwen & Partners
China is growing into its role as a major economic power, and the competition regulators are stepping up to the plate.
In April 2014, the Guangdong High Court of China published its October 2013 judgments in two Huawei Technologies v. InterDigital cases.
Haiwen & Partners
The Ministry of Commerce and its Anti-Monopoly Bureau have streamlined filing requirements for concentrations of undertakings that are found to be "simple cases".
Broad & Bright
The third civil department of Guangdong Provincial High People's Court openly delivered its decision on the lawsuit of Qihoo 360 Technology Co., Ltd v. Tencent Inc.
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