Competition Trade & Regulatory

Competition, Trade & Regulatory - China

Work with China’s most distinguished antitrust and competition lawyers

Across Europe, China and Australia, regulatory authorities are now exercising a broad range of powers to investigate commercial arrangements between competitors, distributors and suppliers, cartels, mergers, and abuses of dominant market positions. Companies are treading carefully preparing and planning ahead for impending regulatory reforms. It is now more important than ever to ensure that your competition law compliance affairs are in order. 

We know the law in this area in China inside out. We were one of the first law firms in China to provide anti-monopoly related services and helped to draft China’s Anti-monopoly Law (AML). The Chinese antitrust regime is very young but the AML is already proving vital to the Chinese market economy. And its importance is rapidly increasing as China improves its legal system and market economy. 

A full range of legal services

As a King & Wood Mallesons client, you have access to our full range of anti-monopoly legal services. These cover merger control, anti-monopoly investigations (including dawn raids), litigation, and anti-monopoly compliance. We advise on:

  • Abuse of market power
  • Cartels and competition investigations
  • Competition law compliance
  • International trade
  • Litigating competition law
  • Merger control
  • Vertical agreements.

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A global powerhouse

To serve your interests, we call on lawyers across different areas of practice as well as expert economists.  We also work closely with our colleagues in the UK and across the EU on global competition matters. 

Our understanding of the Chinese legal landscape, on which we have been advising since the early 2000s, ensures we can guide you smoothly through this complex and evolving area of law. As one of the first firms to practise competition and antitrust law, our solid expertise ensures that you are on the front foot.

We regularly act for multinational companies, state-owned enterprises, public companies and domestic companies. We also serve on advisory boards of many academic foundations in the area of antirust and competition. 

"An all-round practice that advises on a variety of competition issues including anti-monopoly filing, litigation, compliance and investigation. Frequent counsel to large-scale multinational corporations on their merger filings."

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