Competition Law/ Anti-Monopoly Law

–At the Juncture of the Supreme Court Judgment

At the onset of 2024, AnJie Broad’s antitrust team secured a pivotal second instance judgment from the Supreme People’s Court of China (“the Supreme Court”) in the rare earth antitrust litigation. The ruling completely overturned the first instance judgement rendered by the first instance court

——Analysis of the Supreme Court’s Trial Pattern in the First Antitrust Litigation of Rare Earth Sector


Recently, the Supreme People’s Court of China (“the Supreme Court”) has rendered its second instance judgment on the first antitrust case in China’s rare earth industry. The ruling overturned the first instance judgement by having dismissed


The revised Anti-Monopoly Law of the People’s Republic of China (“New AML”) entered into force on August 1, 2022. The New AML introduces in the second paragraph of Article 60 that “where the monopolistic conduct of an undertaking damages social and public interest, the people’s procuratorate at or above the level of

After 14 years of enforcement of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (the “AML”) since 2008, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China has amended the AML after a two-year review with several rounds of deliberations and issued a new version (“the New AML”) on June 24, 2022. In addition to updating the rules regulating

Nearly fourteen years after its current Anti-Monopoly Law (“AML”) came into effect, China spares no efforts in strengthening antitrust enforcement and tightening relevant rules and regulations. Following the unprecedented Alibaba fines and a series of sector guidelines, that effort culminated this week, when the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (“NPC

AnJie Partners Zhan Hao and Song Ying were once again invited to pen the China chapter for Global Legal Insights: Cartels 2022 (“Cartels 2022”), which has been published recently. Cartels 2022, published by the Global Legal Group (“GLI”), aims at providing global legal professionals with an overview and insights into the laws and practices relevant

Key Issues:

  • What are the criteria for determining a horizontal monopoly agreement?
  • Will a settlement agreement reached by the parties to settle a patent dispute constitute a monopoly agreement?
  • Should the motive, purpose and context of the contracting parties be considered in determining monopoly agreements?
  • Can the Supreme People’s Court (“SPC”) determine a settlement agreement

On January 13, 2022, The Legal 500, an international legal rankings service, released The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022. Among its rankings of law firms in the field of antitrust and competition, AnJie, recognized for its outstanding performance and excellent reputation in the market, scored a Tier 1 ranking.

With its abundant practice experience

What are China’s merger review priorities? [1]

China’s merger control regime has been a topic of discussion for some time now.

Some commentators interpret Chinese merger control as being influenced by political factors; namely, more than encourage competition, it is yielded by authorities to stop foreign competitors from flooding China’s market. [2]

But is that

For this 11th edition, the Editorial Committee received a record-breaking 1,200+ submissions during the nominations period, out of which it selected:

– 100+ Academic Articles

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