Hong Kong court throws out “spurious” stand-alone competition claim

Janith Aranze

15 May 2017

Hong Kong court throws out “spurious” stand-alone competition claim

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Hong Kong’s High Court has ruled that it cannot oversee stand-alone lawsuits against alleged breaches of competition law and that it is for Hong Kong’s competition enforcer – not private parties – to bring complaints to the jurisdiction’s specialist antitrust court.