Jessica Su

Institute of American Studies (Beijing), China Competition Bulletin (Beijing), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences - Institute of Law (Beijing)
Associate Professor

Dr Jessica Su is an Associate Professor at the Division of U.S. Economic Research, Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). Dr Su’s research focuses on comparative competition policy and governance, and investment and trade policy. Prior to her current positions, Dr Su was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Law, CASS, and a research consultant to Professor Allan Fels AO, Dean of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government from 2010–2013, a consultant at the law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Beijing from 2007–2010 and a consultant at the Competition Division of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris in 2007. Dr Su has worked on a variety of projects including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, cartel investigations and litigation, distribution practices, abuse of dominance, and the interface between antitrust, trade and intellectual property matters. She has been involved in the drafting of the implementing regulations and capacity building projects of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law and enforcement. Dr Su holds an LLB from Zhengzhou University, an LLM (commercial law) with distinction from University College Dublin and a PhD in law from Queen Mary, University of London. She was admitted to practice law in the People’s Republic of China in 1999

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Articles

8493 Bulletin

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Wendy Ng, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese MOFCOM conditionally approves the acquisition of a semiconductor company for display and digital home platforms by a semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions (MediaTek / MStar)

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On 26 August 2013, MOFCOM announced that it had conditionally approved the acquisition of MStar Semiconductor Inc. (MStar) by MediaTek Inc. (MediaTek). MediaTek is a fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, and MStar is a semiconductor (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Wendy Ng, Xiaoye Wang The Liaoning State Administration for Industry and Commerce issues provisions on the procedures for transferring evidentiary leads in anti-monopoly cases

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On 3 May 2013, the Liaoning AIC issued the Provisions on the Procedures for Transferring Evidentiary Leads in Anti-Monopoly Cases. Under the AML, the SAIC is responsible for non-price related aspects of monopoly agreements and abuse of dominance conduct under the AML. The provisions apply to (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Wendy Ng, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese MOFCOM releases the interim provisions on the applicable standards in simple cases of concentrations of undertakings for public comment

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On 3 April 2013, MOFCOM released the Interim Provisions on the Applicable Standards in Simple Cases of Concentrations of Undertakings (Consultation Draft) (draft Standards) for public consultation. The consultation period ends on 2 May 2013. According to Article 2 of the draft Standards, (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Wendy Ng, Xiaoye Wang The Jiangsu Administration for Industry and Commerce investigates unfair one-sided clauses while monopoly conduct in online shopping becomes a regulatory focus

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The Jiangsu Administration for Industry and Commerce (Jiangsu AIC) investigated one-sided unfair clauses in 12 industries. The 12 industries were water supply; electricity supply; gas supply; telecommunication services; cable television; real estate transactions; interior decoration and (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Wendy Ng, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese Ministry of Information and Industry Technology announce the adoption of a pilot program to introduce private capital into two core sectors in the telecommunications industry

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It is reported that the Ministry of Information and Industry Technology (MIIT) will adopt a pilot program to introduce private capital into two core sectors in the telecommunications industry— mobile telecommunications resale services and network access services—within the year. The pilot (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Wendy Ng, Xiaoye Wang The Guangdong Price Bureau of National Development and Reform Commission investigates and sanctions a cartel in the local sea sand mining sector (Baohai / Jianghai / Donghai)

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The Guangdong Price Bureau, a local authority of the Price Supervision and Anti-Monopoly Bureau of NDRC, has recently investigated and sanctioned a cartel in the local sea sand mining sector pursuant to the AML. According to the NDRC’s news release, the price of land reclamation sand used in (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Wendy Ng, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese State Administration for Industry and Commerce and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission sign a memorandum of understanding

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On 18 September 2012, the SAIC and the ACCC signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The MOU promotes cooperation and coordination between the SAIC and the ACCC, in particular with respect to competition law enforcement, consumer protection, online commodity trading and its related services, (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Wendy Ng, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese State Administration for Industry and Commerce and the Brazilian Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica sign a memorandum of understanding

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On 13 September 2012, the SAIC and CADE signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The MOU promotes and strengthens the institutional partnership between the SAIC and CADE, especially through information exchange and capacity building activities. In particular, the SAIC and CADE agreed to (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese MOFCOM approves US-based company’s takeover of a competitor with divestment in the production and sale of aviation equipment (United Technology Corp / Goodrich)

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On 15 June 2012, MOFCOM announced that it had conditionally approved the proposed USD 18.4 billion acquisition of Goodrich Corporation (Goodrich) by United Technology Corporation (UTC), both US-based companies active in the production and sale of aviation equipment on a worldwide basis. (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese National Development and Reform Commission and the Korean Fair Trade Commission sign a memorandum of understanding on anti-monopoly cooperation

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On 30 May 2012, China’s NDRC and Korea’s KFTC reached a MOU on antitrust cooperation. Mr Hu Zucai, Vice Chairman of the NDRC, and Mr Dongsoo Kim, Chairman of KFTC, signed the MOU in Beijing. The MOU establishes a long-term cooperation framework between the NDRC and the KFTC in eight areas. (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Hubei Price Bureau punishes collusion to increase prices by local soybean product manufacturers and real estate agencies (Soybean product manufacturers in Shiyan city and Real Estate Agencies of Tongcheng County)

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On 22 May 2012, the Hubei Price Bureau held a press conference and disclosed that it had recently investigated and handled nine cases involving illegal pricing behaviour. In February 2011, soybean product manufacturers in Shiyan city had colluded through meetings to collectively cease (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese Ministry of Information and Industry Technology promulgates the provisions on regulating the market order of internet information services

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MIIT published the Provisions on Regulating the Market Order of Internet Information Services (Internet Information Service Rules) on 31 December 2011, which will take effect on 15 March 2012. MIIT had invited comments on two earlier drafts of the Internet Information Service Rules in January (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese MOFCOM, the NDRC, the Ministry of Public Security, the State Administration for Taxation, and the State Administration for Industry and Commerce jointly promulgate the working plan on rectifying fees charged in violation of rules and regulations by large retailers on suppliers

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On 26 December 2011, MOFCOM, the NDRC, the Ministry of Public Security, the State Administration for Taxation, and the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) jointly promulgated the Working Plan on Rectifying Fees Charged in Violation of Rules and Regulations by Large (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese National Development and Reform Commission’s investigates alleged discriminatory pricing of network access fees (China Telecom and China Unicom)

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On 2 December 2011, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) confirmed that it had received an application for suspension of its investigation from both China Telecom and China Unicom. The NDRC has been investigating China Telecom and China Unicom for alleged discriminatory (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Taiyuan Xinghualing District People’s Court hears a lawsuit on a possible abuse of dominance in the set up authorisation of train ticket outlets (Shanxi Joint Transport Group / Taiyuan Railway Bureau)

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On 7 November 2011, the Shanxi Joint Transport Group’s (Shanxi) lawsuit against the Taiyuan Railway Bureau for breaches of the AML and the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL) was heard at the Taiyuan Xinghualing District People’s Court. The Taiyuan Railway Bureau is authorised to approve the (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang A Chinese District People’s court accepts a complaint brought by private companies against a public entity for abuse of administrative monopoly in the railway transport industry (Taiyuan Railway Bureau)

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Taiyuan Railway Bureau Sued for Monopoly* On 7 September 2011, the Shanxi Joint Transport Group Co., Ltd. brought an administrative lawsuit in the Taiyuan Xinghualing District People’s Court against the Taiyuan Railway Bureau for breaches of the AML and the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL). (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese Ministry of Commerce publishes the measures on the implementation of security review of mergers and acquisitions of domestic enterprises by foreign investors

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The MOFCOM published the Measures on the Implementation of Security Review of Mergers and Acquisitions of Domestic Enterprises by Foreign Investors (Measures) on 25 August 2011. The Measures are effective on 1 September 2011 and replace the Interim Measures on Relevant Matters Concerning the (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC) investigates and handles antimonopoly case against a local government for abuse of administrative power in the market for vehicles’ GPS services (Guangdong Province)

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The Administration for Industry and Commerce of Guangdong Province (Guangdong AIC) Investigated and Handled Local Government’s Administrative Monopoly Conduct* In January 2011, three companies complained to the Guangdong AIC, a local bureau of the SAIC, alleging that a municipal government of (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese Ministry of Commerce issues national security review implementing regulations

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The MOFCOM published the Interim Measures on Relevant Matters Concerning the Implementation of Security Review of Mergers and Acquisitions of Domestic Enterprises by Foreign Investors (《商务部实施外国投资者并购境内企业安全审查 制度有关事项的暂行规定》) (the Interim Measures) on 4 March 2011. The Interim Measures were promulgated to (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang China establishes national security review system for foreign takeovers

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The General Office of China’s State Council published the Circular on Establishing a Mechanism of Security Review of Mergers and Acquisitions of Domestic Enterprises by Foreign Investors (《国务院办公厅关于建立外国投资者并购境内企业安全审查 制度的通知》) (the Circular) on 12 February 2011. The Circular was promulgated to guide the (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Jiangsu State Administration for Industry and Commerce fines concrete manufacturer association for market allocation (Concrete Manufacturer Association of Lianyungang City)

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The Jiangsu Province Administration for Industry and Commerce, a local arm of SAIC, has penalised the Concrete Manufacturer Association of Lianyungang City for market sharing and fixing market shares. Officials at the Jiangsu Province Administration for Industry and Commerce said that, in (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese National Development and Reform Commission fines paper manufacturer association for price monopoly conduct (Paper Manufacturer Association of Fuyang City)

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In early January 2011, the NDRC announced that the Zhejiang Price Bureau, a local bureau of the NDRC, had fined the Paper Manufacturer Association of Fuyang City, Zhejiang Province, 500,000 yuan for price fixing and output restriction. The NDRC stated that it received a complaint about the (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDCR) completes an investigation for tying conduct in the salt market (Wuchang Salt)

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Decision Against Abuse of Dominance Made under China’s Anti-Monopoly Law: Tying Conduct of the Hubei Salt Industry Group, Wuchang Branch* The local price bureau of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in Hubei (Hubei Price Bureau) has completed an investigation of a tying case. (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang The China’s State Council approves the merger between the largest pharmaceutical and healthcare group under the State-Assets Supervision and Administration Commission and a centrally-administered state-owned enterprise (CNSC / Sinopharm)

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The China National Service Corporation for Chinese Personnel Working Abroad (CNSC, 中 国出国人员服务总公司), a centrally-administered state-owned enterprise, has merged with the China National Pharmaceutical Group Corporation (Sinopharm, 国药集团). The State Council approved the merger. Sinopharm is the largest (...)

Allan Fels, Jessica Su, Xiaoye Wang A Chinese intermediate People’s court dismisses antitrust claims for failing to prove abusive conduct in the termite prevention service market (HY/HT)

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Huzhou Yiting Termite Prevention Service Co., Ltd (HY) v Huzhou Termite Prevention Research Institute (HT) Pending in the Zhejiang Higher People’s Court* On 25 November 2009, HY filed a suit against HT in the Hangzhou Intermediate People’s Court, alleging that HT had abused its dominance in (...)

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