Hong Kong ’s lawyers call for clarification on new competition bill

Author: | Published: 10 Jun 2011

Hong Kong competition lawyers have called for a stronger stance on new competition legislation.

Mayer Brown JSM’s antitrust and competition law consultant, Gerry O’Brien told IFLR too much authority had been allocated to the Competition Commission under the new guidelines’ First Conduct Rule (FCR).

Issues such as how the FCR would be applied ex-post of transactions in light of an absent merger review process and...