Simon Poh

Linklaters (Shanghai)
Lawyer (Partner)

Mr. Poh’s main area of practice focuses on foreign investment and M&A transactions in China. Has also worked on other commercial, electricity and energy transactions in China and other parts of the Asia-Pacific region. Simon was seconded to BP Hong Kong, advising it on its downstream petrol station joint venture, the acquisition of an LPG depot and distribution business, the construction of an LNG terminal and other chemical supply businesses in China. He was also on secondment to Goldman Sachs Hong Kong, assisting its China-based operations.

Linked authors

Linklaters (Beijing)
Euclid Law (London)
Linklaters (Brussels)
Linklaters (New York)

Articles

1850 Bulletin

Jonas Koponen, Robert Gavin, Simon Poh, Yuan Cheng The Chinese MOFCOM approves, subject to equity divestiture, a proposed acquisition in the electronic yarn clearers for automatic winders (Penelope / Savio Macchine Tessili)

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On 31 October 2011, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (“MOFCOM”) announced its eighth conditional clearance decision, approving the acquisition of Savio by Penelope subject to an equity divestiture. This is the third decision since the introduction of the AML to require (...)

Jonas Koponen, Robert Gavin, Simon Poh, Thomas A. McGrath, Yuan Cheng The Chinese MOFCOM issues new interim provisions on the assessment of anticompetitive effects of mergers

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On 2 September 2011, the PRC Ministry of Commerce (the “MOFCOM”) published on its website the Interim Provisions on Assessment of Competitive Impact of Concentrations of Business Operators (the “Interim Provisions”), which came into effect on 5 September 2011. The Interim Provisions elaborate on (...)

Jonas Koponen, Robert Gavin, Simon Poh, Yuan Cheng The Chinese MOFCOM conditionally approves merger between two Russian undertakings in the Chinese potash industry (Uralkali / Silvinit)

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On 2 June 2011, under two months into Phase 2, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (“MOFCOM”) publicly announced its decision approving the merger of Uralkali with Silvinit, leading to the creation of the world’s second largest potassium chloride supplier, subject to several (...)

Jonas Koponen, Robert Gavin, Simon Poh, Yuan Cheng The Chinese State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) publishes details of decision issued by the local Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC) in concrete market-sharing cartel (Concrete Committee cartel)

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The State Administration for Industry and Commerce (“SAIC”) recently published on its website details of a case brought by the Administration for Industry & Commerce (“AIC”) of Jiangsu Province against a local construction materials and machinery association and its respective members for (...)

Jonas Koponen, Robert Gavin, Simon Poh, Thomas A. McGrath, Yuan Cheng The Chinese State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) issues three substantive regulations on enforcement of the Anti- Monopoly Law

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On 7 January 2011, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (“SAIC”) published three substantive Regulations on enforcement of the Anti- Monopoly Law (“AML”), regarding Monopolistic Agreements, Abuse of Dominance and Abuse of Administrative Powers. In May 2009 and May 2010, SAIC twice (...)

Jonas Koponen, Robert Gavin, Simon Poh, Thomas A. McGrath, Yuan Cheng The Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) sanctions paper manufacturer association for price-fixing and output restriction cartel (Fuyang Paper Manufacture Industry Association)

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In a statement on 4 January 2011, the PRC National Development and Reform Commission (the ”NDRC”), the department in charge of price administration, announced that it has fined the Paper Manufacture Industry Association in Fuyang City, Zhejiang Province RMB 500,000 for organising a cartel. (...)

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