Professor Yong Huang is Director of the Economic Law
Department at the University of International Business &
Economics in Beijing. He is well regarded as a competition law
specialist and is regularly consulted by the Chinese
authorities on draft guidelines and points of law.
IFLR: Have you been pleased with the way the
Anti-Monopoly Law has been implemented?
Professor Huang: I think the process has been
rather transparent. Throughout the legislative process there
was a free flow of information, with both experts and foreign
professionals taking a large role in the process. The resulting
law is a very international product. In total, there are 57
provisions in the law and, from the structure and specific
wording, you can see traces of European and US legislation and
specific case precedents.
The framework of this law certainly lives up to the
international standard. The three major aspects of antitrust