The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2013

China: Antimonopoly Law

23 January 2013

It has been another busy year for antitrust in China. Beginning with the entry into force on 1 February of the Interim Measures on the Investigation and Sanction of Non-notified Concentrations of Business Operators, there have been a number of legislative developments, procedural refinements (including a new merger control notification form), a set of Provisions on Issues Concerning the Application of Law in Civil Dispute Cases Arising out of Monopolistic Conduct issued by the Supreme People’s Court and a steady flow of merger decisions. We review some of the highlights below.