Sharon Pang

Deacons (Hong Kong)
Principal Economist

Sharon has more than 20 years of experience in antitrust matters and merger review spanning a wide range of industries in the United States. She has also been engaged by attorneys in Hong Kong to advise their clients on a broad range of competition-related matters. Sharon has advised attorney and corporation clients in antitrust investigations and litigation matters alleging monopolisation; anti-competitive vertical restraints (e.g., exclusivity agreements, tying, bundling, resale price maintenance, refusal to deal); price discrimination; and collusive conduct (e.g., price fixing, bid rigging). Sharon has prepared economic expert reports, submitted written declarations to U.S. federal courts, and presented economic findings to the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission staff in connection with antitrust investigations and merger review. Prior to joining Deacons, Sharon was a Principal at the Washington, D.C. office of the global economic consulting firm Charles River Associates, an in-house economist at the antitrust department of a large multinational law firm based in New York City, and was on the faculty at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Pang was a client specialist/economist with the antitrust department of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom LLP and an economist at Capital Economics. She was also on the faculty at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management where she taught microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international trade at the MBA level. Dr. Pang received her PhD and MA in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and a BA in economics from Pacific Lutheran University. She is fluent in English and Cantonese Chinese.

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Sharon Pang The Hong Kong Parliament adopts its first comprehensive competition bill establishing legislation to deal with price-fixing, collusion, abuse of market power, and merger review

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This article has been nominated for the 2014 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Hong Kong passed its first comprehensive Competition Bill on June 14, 2012. With its passage, Hong Kong now has in place legislation to deal with price fixing, (...)

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