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Adrian Emch, Nov 15, 2007
On August 30, 2007, the Anti-Monopoly Law (“AML”) was enacted by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (“NPC”). This law is the culmination of a drafting process which lasted over 13 years.
During this process, the various actors (including the Chinese government and academia) have shown a relatively high degree of openness. Compared to previous drafts of the AML, its final version is perhaps the most advanced document.
Nonetheless, while the law itself can provide a good basis…