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Mayer Brown JSM
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.
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.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 14 September 2016, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") published its first proposed block exemption order (BEO) for certain liner shipping agreements...
Mayer Brown JSM
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.
Mayer Brown JSM
Agreements or conducts falling within the scope of an exclusion or exemption will not contravene the First Conduct Rule and/or the Second Conduct Rule (the "Conduct Rules").
Mayer Brown JSM
The Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") may exercise its discretion to settle alleged breaches of the Competition Ordinance (the "Ordinance") by accepting a 'Commitment' from the parties under investigation.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Commission has a general obligation to preserve the confidentiality of any confidential information it obtains during the performance of its functions.
Mayer Brown JSM
Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) protects documents which contain legal advice from disclosure to the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") in the event of an investigation.
Mayer Brown JSM
Leniency is a form of whistle blowing, where a cartel member discloses to the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") the existence of, and information about, a cartel in return for immunity from prosecution.
Mayer Brown JSM
As mentioned in our previous articles, if the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") proceeds to a formal investigation, it will have at its disposal a full arsenal of investigative tools...
Mayer Brown JSM
At the formal investigation stage, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") has already formed a preliminary opinion that there is reasonable cause to believe a competition law...
Mayer Brown JSM
As mentioned in our previous alert in this series, the Hong Kong Competition Commission's investigative process begins with an Initial Assessment to screen suitable cases for further investigation or other action.
Mayer Brown JSM
The investigative process begins by the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") identifying a potential contravention of a competition rule.
Mayer Brown JSM
Complaints are one of a number of important channels by which the Competition Commission receives information about potential anticompetitive behaviour.
Mayer Brown JSM
It is just over four months since the Competition Ordinance came into force on 14 December 2015.
Mayer Brown JSM
Trade and professional associations (hereafter, "Associations") play a vital role in the economy, with their members representing the vast majority of Hong Kong's businesses.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Prior to 14 December 2015, only the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors were subject to competition provisions under the Telecommunications Ordinance...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Today, Hong Kong's Competition Ordinance has come into full effect. The commencement comes three and a half years after the Ordinance was enacted by Hong Kong's Legislative Council.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619) comes into force on Monday, 14 December 2015.
Mayer Brown JSM
The countdown to the commencement date of the Competition Ordinance ("the Ordinance") officially begins.
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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Prior to 14 December 2015, only the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors were subject to competition provisions under the Telecommunications Ordinance...
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.
Mayer Brown JSM
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.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 14 September 2016, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") published its first proposed block exemption order (BEO) for certain liner shipping agreements...
Mayer Brown JSM
Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) protects documents which contain legal advice from disclosure to the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") in the event of an investigation.
Mayer Brown JSM
Agreements or conducts falling within the scope of an exclusion or exemption will not contravene the First Conduct Rule and/or the Second Conduct Rule (the "Conduct Rules").
Mayer Brown JSM
At the formal investigation stage, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") has already formed a preliminary opinion that there is reasonable cause to believe a competition law...
Mayer Brown JSM
The investigative process begins by the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") identifying a potential contravention of a competition rule.
Mayer Brown JSM
Complaints are one of a number of important channels by which the Competition Commission receives information about potential anticompetitive behaviour.
Mayer Brown JSM
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.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Commission has a general obligation to preserve the confidentiality of any confidential information it obtains during the performance of its functions.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") may exercise its discretion to settle alleged breaches of the Competition Ordinance (the "Ordinance") by accepting a 'Commitment' from the parties under investigation.
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