In April, the European Commission and 10 EU national competition authorities (NCAs) published the results of a coordinating monitoring exercise carried out in the online hotel booking sectors in 2016.
Originating from a recent Competition Tribunal decision in April 2020, the Competition Commission published a Policy on Recommended Pecuniary Penalties for anti-competitive behaviour on 22 June 2020.
On 17 July 2020, the Competition Tribunal handed down a decision in Competition Commission v Kam Kwong Engineering Company Ltd and Others  HKCT 3, for the enforcement actions initiated by the Competition Commission ...
The Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619) (the "Ordinance") is the principal competition legislation in Hong Kong.
On 13 May 2020, following an extended consultation period, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC) accepted modified commitments (Final Commitments) from Booking.com, Expedia.com...
On 29 April 2020, Hong Kong's Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) handed down its first judgment (Judgment) on pecuniary penalties against 10 construction and engineering contractors (Respondents).
The Hong Kong Competition Commission (CC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) to enhance cooperation and the exchange of information between the two agencies...
Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, competition authorities across the globe are faced with unprecedented pressure to keep markets functioning...
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
In January 2019, the Hong Kong Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry, a trade group made up of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, asked the Hong Kong Competition Commission
STA Law Firm
The President of the Competition Tribunal in Hong Kong delivered its judgements which related to the suspected infringements and violations of the competition ordinance's first conduct rule.
On 29 April 2019, the Hong Kong Competition Commission ("HKCC") published the Cooperation and Settlement Policy for Undertakings Engaged in Cartel Conduct ("Cooperation Policy").
In essence, any conduct that reduces the competitive tension in the bidding process could constitute bid-rigging.
On 6 September 2018, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC) announced that it has commenced enforcement proceedings against a cartel in the renovation services industry.
On 24 July 2018, the European Commission imposed fines of more than EUR 111 million on four consumer electronics manufacturers for engaging in illegal resale price maintenance (RPM) practices.
Baker & McKenzie
The Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC) has issued a recommendation that organizations inviting bids for contracts prohibit bidders from communicating with any other person prior to making a bid.
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)...
Clyde & Co
The objective of the Campaign is to advocate and educate the public in the topic of bid-rigging, to eliminate the practice of submitting "dummy" bids to harm and defraud consumers, and to promote fair competition.
On 14 September 2016, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") published its first proposed block exemption order (BEO) for certain liner shipping agreements...
Undertakings or associations of undertakings may apply for Block Exemption Orders in order to secure the benefit of an exemption to a category of agreements.