In this issue:
Every year we celebrate the Chinese new year with an authoritative collection of articles on recent developments in China, sponsored by Adrian Emch (Hogan Lovells). It’s the year of the horse and, appropriately, the Chinese agencies are making great strides in refining their competition activities and decisions. Anyone planning to do business in their backyard needs to be on top of the situation—even if just virtually.
China – 2014 Update
This legislative change may possibly lead to quasi-class actions in China, which will make private enforcement a comparatively powerful weapon against anticompetitive conduct. Jet Zhisong DENG (Dacheng Law Offices) & Devin Du NING (University of International Business and Economics)
In China, although economic experts have started to play a role in antitrust cases, they are still absent in intellectual property litigation. Fei DENG (Edgeworth Economics) & Su SUN (Economists Incorporated)
However, the broad exceptions to the simple case designation, and the scenarios in which simple status can be withdrawn, risk undermining the effectiveness of the prop