Becky Koblitz

Sheppard Mullin (Beijing)
Special Counsel

Ms. Koblitz’s 30-plus years of legal experience spans three continents and broad areas of expertise. She was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan and attended Stanford University and American University Law School in the United States. Ms. Koblitz began her legal career with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, prosecuting retail gasoline price-fixing cases, from grand jury to trials as well as reviewing merger filings in the energy sector. She moved on to corporate law in Berlin, Germany, where she spent much of the last decade practicing real estate, finance and corporate law. Ms. Koblitz returned to her "antitrust roots" in Beijing where she manages and develops the antitrust, competition law and white-collar practices for Sheppard Mullin.

Articles

451 Bulletin

Becky Koblitz The Chinese MOFCOM requests public comments on draft provisions concerning the evaluation, negotiation, implementation, monitoring, reconsideration of the remedies used in the conditional approvals issued as a result of the pre-merger review process

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MOFCOM Requests Public Comments on Draft Provisions Related to Remedies Imposed in Conditional Approvals* Since the Anti-monopoly Law (“AML”) has come into effect in August 2008, MOFCOM has issued 16 conditional approvals requiring certain structural or behavioral remedies in order to prevent (...)

Becky Koblitz The three Chinese agencies responsible for enforcing the Anti-Monopoly Law issue a joint enforcement draft opinion on the policy statements regarding Chinese foreign investment

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Is China Giving Carte Blanche for Anti-Competitive Conduct by PRC Companies Doing Business Overseas?* PRC companies should be careful not to interpret as carte blanche for anti-competitive behavior a recent policy statement by the Chinese government encouraging PRC companies to coordinate (...)

Becky Koblitz The Chinese MOFCOM approves acquisition subject to what some observers believe were over-cautious conditions linked to a lack of experience and institutional resources (Google / Motorola Mobility)

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China’s MOFCOM Grapples With Open Source Issues In Google-Motorola Deal* This past February the US Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and European Commission ( “Commission” ) cleared Google Inc.’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. without any conditions. In contrast, on May 19, 2012 the (...)

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