China’s Luckin Coffee (Luckin), seen as Starbucks’ main contender in the country, has seemingly run short on luck.

On May 12, the coffee chain fired its chief executive Jenny Zhiya Qian and chief operating officer Jian Liu. And on May 19, New York’s Nasdaq requested the company to delist from the exchange.

These are only

Authors: Michael Gu / Sihui Sun / Grace Wu [1]

Introduction

The year 2019 marked the 11th anniversary of the implementation of the Anti-monopoly Law and was also the first full calendar year since the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) took over the role as China’s single centralised antitrust enforcement agency.

The SAMR

Authors: Michael Gu / Charles Xiang[1]

Introduction

On 2 January 2020 the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) released a revised draft of the Anti-monopoly Law of the People’s Republic of China (AML) for public comment. The proposed reform of the AML was listed on the formal legislative agenda in 2018 and the revised

Authors: Zhan Hao、Wan Jia

Regarding the premium revenue, now China is the second biggest insurance market in this world, but regulators and insurance undertakings always feel cross due to the lack of insurance innovation, especially for the insurance product. More specifically, most of sold insurance products in China were transplanted from the foreign markets, and

Authors: Lan Li and Jiayue Zhang

China is looking to strengthen its export control mechanisms by introducing a new Export Control Law. The draft Export Control Law (“Draft Law”) was issued in 2017 for public comments.  In recent months, the “State Council’s 2019 Legislative Work Plan” has clearly included the “Export Control Law” in its

Authors: Ren Gulong、Zhang Jiaqi

On 23 October 2019, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (“SAFE”) issued a Circular on Further Promoting Cross-border Trade and Investment Facilitation (关于进一步促进跨境贸易投资便利化的通知) (“Circular No. 28”) which introduced 12 measures to further facilitate cross-border trade and investment. Among them, there are three key reforms in respect of

Author: Zhan Hao、Wan Jia

Insurance subrogation is an important legal mechanism for the insurers to reduce their losses after the insurance indemnities are paid. However, there are different opinions about the application of reinsurers’ right of subrogation. Whether the subrogation can be directly exercised by the reinsurers against the liable third party? Should the reinsurance

For a few years, the topic of whether antitrust civil disputes could be arbitrable had been hotly debated in China. There were few precedents in connection with this issue for people to better understand what China’s judicial position is, and local courts presented discrepant attitudes toward this issue in the past. Nevertheless, the Supreme People’s

Concurrences in partnership with Fordham Competition Law Institute will hold the inaugural Antitrust in Life Sciences on Monday, 23 March, 2020 from 1:30 to 6:30 pm at Fordham Law School in New York.Confirmed keynote speakers are:

(1) FTC Commissioner Noah Joshua Phillips,

(2) Paul Csiszár, European Commission – DG COMP’s Head of Antitrust Unit for

Concurrences in partnership with GW Law will hold the 7th annual Bill Kovacic Antitrust Salon on Monday, Sep 9, 2019 from 1 to 6 pm at Marvin Center, GWU in Washington, DC.

The keynote speeches will be delivered by FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra (opening), and DOJ AAG Makan Delrahim (closing).

There will be three panels: