Chinese Merger Control: Patterns and Implications

By Xinzhu Zhang on March 17, 2011

An article by Dr. Xinzhu Zhang, Director at Global Economics Group, and Dr. Vanessa Yanhua Zhang, Principal at Global Economics Group, investigate the effects of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law. In Chinese Merger Control: Patterns and Implications, (Forthcoming at Journal of Competition Law & Economics), the authors conclude that Chinese antitrust policy is broadly consistent with international practices. However, they found that in some areas, Chinese policy is not entirely consistent with international practices, such as the possibility that the critical issues of market definition may have not been addressed appropriately, which may limit the ability to address anticompetitive concerns inadequately. Chinese Merger Control: Patterns and Implications

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