China’s anti-monopoly law is two years old now. So far, most of the published rulings have involved foreign companies, such as Coca-Cola in its attempted takeover of Huiyuan. Is the AML another protectionist tool of the Chinese government, or is China finally playing catch-up in the global antitrust arena?
DATE: November 18, 2010
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ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Peter Wang is a partner and Sébastien Evrard is a counsel at Jones Day law firm in China. Peter leads Jones Day’s antitrust practice in China. He has handled significant U.S. and Chinese government antitrust investigations of proposed mergers and acquisitions, including GM’s acquisition of Delphi, Alcatel’s merger with Lucent, America Online’s merger with Time Warner, and Procter & Gamble’s acquisition of Clairol. Sébastien handles antitrust matters in China and the European Union, including merger control, nonmerger investigations, and litigation; his practice also focuses on the antitrust aspects of intellectual property rights.