The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2014

China: Antitrust Litigation

13 February 2014

2013 has been a significant year for the PRC Anti-Monopoly Law (AML). As the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is actively enforcing the AML through voluminous investigations, the courts have issued several thorough and intriguing judgments with respect to anti-monopoly disputes. Industrial giants such as Huawei and Tencent are involved in these lawsuits. Notably, monopolisation was for the first time found against influential multinational corporations. We will review some of the important cases below and comment accordingly.