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Huya/Douyu and Tencent/China Music Group – a “new normal” for Chinese merger control?
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Two developments in the last two weeks show a changed landscape in the Chinese merger control arena: on 10 July, SAMR issued its decision prohibiting the merger between Huya and Douyu; on...

News

Revision of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law to close “loopholes” in anti-cartel enforcement

Companies doing business in China need to anticipate stricter anti-cartel enforcement in the near future. Recently released legislative plans suggest an amendment of the Anti-Monopoly Law...

Published Works

Post-pandemic antitrust - what to expect and what to do Global Competition Review

The outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic in early 2020 came as a global shock. Its ripple effects on the economy, trade, travel as well as individual freedoms and society as a whole were - and ...

Analysis

Renovation cartels – a word of caution
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Hong Kong people may be well aware of complaints about renovation cartels in the market for some time, even before Hong Kong had its competition law. With the enforcement of competition...

Hogan Lovells Publications

SAMR breaks new ground with book for antitrust guidelines Antitrust and Competition Alert

On 6 August 2020, the lid was lifted on one of China's biggest antitrust secrets.

Insights

How dear is an antitrust breach in Hong Kong – flat decorators slammed with HK$4 million fines
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On 29 April 2020, the Competition Tribunal handed down its first judgment on financial penalties in a competition case in Hong Kong. The Tribunal had earlier found that the respondents, ten ...

News

Vietnam merger clearances as new filing regime comes into force

One week before the new decree for implementing the 2018 Law on Competition comes into force on 15 May 2020, the Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) announced merger clearance...

Analysis

Acquisition of businesses in financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19
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In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, many companies will be facing significant financial difficulties for which the only viable solution to remain a going concern will be acquisition by...

Insights

Record high damages for antitrust claim – a new era for antitrust litigation in China? Antitrust and Competition Alert
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On 18 March 2020 the Nanjing Intermediate People's Court (court) ruled in favor of Yangtze River Pharmaceutical Group and its subsidiary (Yangtze Pharma) in an abuse of dominance case...

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