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May 12, 2017
On 24 March 2017, the National Legislative Assembly (the “NLA”) in Thailand passed the final reading of the draft Trade Competition Act ...
April 18, 2017
In January 2017, Apple sued Qualcomm in Beijing Intellectual Property Court over the abuse of its dominant market position. Apple alleged that Qualcomm abused its market dominance when licensing telecommunication standard-essential patents (SEPs) and selling baseband chipsets. ...
March 7, 2017
This months India newsletter from Clasis Law includes an article on the “Regulatory challenges for Vodafone Idea merger”, plus updates in Projects, Energy, IP and Banking & Finance ...
February 3, 2017
Award-winning Chinese movie director Feng Xiaogang hit the headlines recently when he got into an online flame war with Wang Sicong, whose father owns Wanda Cinema. Feng argued that his latest film, I am not Madame Bovary ...
January 6, 2017
With implications that are very important for a controlling company, in the recently decided Delatoy case, the Competition Tribunal found that several independent private companies described as the 'Delatoy Group' constitute a single 'firm' for purposes of the Competition Act ...
January 6, 2017
After a five-year investigation, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (“SAIC”) has recently imposed an administrative penalty on the affiliates of Tetra Pak Group (“Tetra Pak”) for its abuse of ...
January 5, 2017
In light of the enactment of the Philippine Competition Act (PCA) in 2015, competitors, manufacturers, retailers and sellers or suppliers, in general, should be ...
December 20, 2016
Vietnam has passed new regulations governing forex agents, tax, food safety and other aspects which affect conducting business in the country.
November 30, 2016
Two Cabinet Decisions have been issued which provide guidance on the implementation of the Competition Law, particularly on market share thresholds and on small and medium establishments.
November 30, 2016
Alberta released details of the Renewable Electricity Program to accelerate the development of renewable power generation through a competitive bid process.
November 11, 2016
Any behaviours that are to abuse administrative power to restrict or eliminate competition fall into the category of “administrative ...
October 14, 2016
Keeping Hong Kong competitive Rose Webb, chief executive officer of the Competition Commission of Hong Kong, talks about the city’s new Competition Ordinance.
Recent examples of consent decrees in Korea and their implications The system, introduced in 2011, is expected to be used more actively in the future as companies have begun to view it as a viable way to resolve free-trade cases, write Chang-Ho Kum, Kenneth T Kim and Jin Woo Hwang of Yoon & Yang.
Levelling the playing field in the Philippines Until last year, the Philippines was the only founding member of Asean that did not have a comprehensive competition law in place. Francisco Ed Lim, Patricia-Ann T Prodigalidad, Eric R Recalde of ACCRALAW review the Philippine Competition Act.
India: The ‘single economic entity’ defence Although India’s competition law framework is in its early stages, the Competition Commission has reviewed several cases where the ‘single economic entity’ defence has been raised. Ritika Ganju and Ankur Verma of Phoenix Legal analyse the precedent.
October 14, 2016
Although India’s competition law framework is in its early stages, the Competition Commission has reviewed several cases where the ‘single economic entity’ defence has been raised. Ritika Ganju and Ankur Verma of Phoenix Legal analyse the precedent.
October 14, 2016
Before the enactment of the Philippine Competition Act in 2015, the Philippines was the only founding member of Asean that did not have a comprehensive competition law in place. Francisco Ed Lim, Patricia-Ann T Prodigalidad, Eric R Recalde of ACCRALAW review the new regime.
October 14, 2016
Despite an animated exchange of opinions regarding consent decrees since their introduction in Korea in 2011, expect the system to be used more actively in the future as companies have begun to view it as a viable way to resolve free-trade cases, write Chang-Ho Kum, Kenneth T Kim and Jin Woo Hwang of Yoon & Yang.