China’s Recent Antitrust Investigations and Lessons for Foreign Companies

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Liu Yang, Feb 12, 2015

The Anti-Monopoly Law, in force since August 1, 2008, is often considered the “economic constitution,” safeguarding fair competition and China’s sound market economy. The AML established an administrative and judicial framework that is conceptually similar to that of other jurisdictions’ competition law systems. Since its entry into force, the AML has been used to prevent undue concentrations of market power, combat cartels and abuse of market dominance, and pursue other goals that enhance the …

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