Linklaters (Hong Kong)

Marcus Pollard

Linklaters (Hong Kong)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

Marcus heads Linklaters’ antitrust and foreign investment practice in Hong Kong SAR. He has a range of experience based on his work in both Europe and Asia, as well being a former in-house lawyer at the Hong Kong Competition Commission. His focus is assisting clients under investigation under the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance and in Asia Pacific merger control and foreign investment advice. Marcus has taken a lead in merger control aspects of Asian and global transactions, including advice on transaction structure, handling Chinese merger filings and the coordination of other global multi-jurisdictional filings. Prior to moving to Asia, Marcus was based in Brussels and worked on a range of global cartel and antitrust matters – including investigations with complex remedy/commitment processes in the EU and China, leniency applications, and multi-national litigation. He has experience of working with clients in several industries, including the financial services, healthcare, IT, telecommunications, food & beverage, and retail sectors. He regularly supports financial sponsors in their investments across the region. Marcus has previously spent time on secondment to the firm’s Beijing and Milan offices.

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Linklaters (London)
Linklaters (London)

Articles

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Marcus Pollard The Hong Kong Competition Tribunal delivers its first judgment in a private enforcement action, rejecting claims of an alleged cartel in the supply of diesel (Shell Hong Kong / Meyer Aluminium)

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This article has been nominated for the 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. The Competition Tribunal has delivered its judgment in the first private competition action in Hong Kong SAR. By rejecting the claims of an alleged cartel in the (...)

Marcus Pollard, Kathleen Gooi The Hong Kong Competition Authority clarifies its approach to information exchange in a case involving the pharmaceutical sector (Hong Kong Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry)

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This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. The Hong Kong Competition Commission (“HKCC”) recently published its decision relating to a proposed market sales survey by the Hong Kong Association of the (...)

Clara Ingen-Housz, Knut Fournier, Marcus Pollard The Hong Kong High Court confirms the Competition Tribunal’s competence for stand-alone private actions in competition cases (Loyal Profit / TIC)

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This article has been nominated for the 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Hong Kong Court confirms bar on stand-alone private actions in competition cases* The Hong Kong Court of First Instance rejected a claim that it had (...)

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