King & Wood Mallesons (Beijing)

Susan Ning

King & Wood Mallesons (Beijing)

Susan is a partner and the head of the Compliance Group at King and Wood Mallesons, based in Beijing. Susan’s main areas of practice include antitrust, and cybersecurity and data compliance. She also practices international trade and investment law. Susan is a highly regarded lawyer at home and abroad. She currently serves as the deputy Chairman of the Antitrust Committee of the All China Lawyers Association and is an active participant of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association and American Bar Association’s antitrust forum. Susan and her team are highly acclaimed in the Chinese antitrust practice.


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9996 Bulletin

Susan Ning, Ting Gong Mergers in China: Enforcing China’s Anti-Monopoly Law in a Time of Change


At the time of this writing, we are in the midst of the escalating US-China trade tensions. This bilateral issue has raised the risk of a broader crisis defusing on some fronts. Emerging markets are losing confidence on the international rules-based order mainly established by the developed countries while it also triggers vulnerabilities among the US multinational companies because of their needs for globally integrated supply chains.

Kate Peng, Susan Ning The Chinese Supreme Court elaborates detailed fundamental principles of anti-monopoly law, in particular in the context of abuse of dominance on the internet market, in its first anti-monopoly case (Qihoo / Tencent)


The Supreme Court Goes Online with Anti-Monopoly Law Principles:A Review of Qihoo v.s. Tencent Abuse of Market Dominance Case* Introduction On 15 November 2011, Qihoo issued proceedings against Tencent in the Guangdong Higher Court, asserting that Tencent had abused its dominant position, (...)

Kate Peng, Susan Ning The State Administrative for Industry and Commerce of China finds that a company abused its dominant position by treating customers of equal standing in a discriminatory manner without justifiable cause (Xuzhou City Tobacco Corporation)


SAIC’s First Decision on Discriminatory Treatment* On 4 November 2014, the State Administrative for Industry and Commerce (“SAIC”) published a decision in which it found that the Pizhou branch of the Xuzhou City Tobacco Corporation (the “Pizhou Tobacco Branch”) had abused its dominant (...)

Susan Ning The Chinese NDRC imposes fines on several foreign infant milk formula companies for price fixing (Abbott Laboratories / Danone / Fonterra / Biostime / Mead Johnson Nutrition / FrieslandCampina)


The Second RPM Investigation by NDRC within this Year* In May 2013, the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC“) initiated the investigation against several infant formula companies for the alleged violation of Article 14 of the Antimonopoly Law (“AML“). This is the second (...)

Susan Ning The Chinese Xi’an Intermediate People’s Court rules in favour of a consumer in a case of abuse of dominance on the market for local cable service (Shanxi Broadcast)


Chinese Consumer Wins Abuse of Dominance Civil Action against Tie-in Sales in Program Bundling* On January 5th, 2013, the Xi’an Intermediate People’s Court (the “Court”) ruled in favor of a consumer who sued Shanxi Broadcast & TV Network Intermediary (Group) Co., Ltd. (“Network”), the (...)

Susan Ning The Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) confirms investigation for abuse of dominance against two giant State-owned telecommunication operators (China Telecom / China Unicom)


Earlier Rumor Confirmed: China Telecom and China Unicom under Antitrust Investigation* On November 9, 2011, an earlier rumor indicating that China Telecom is under antitrust investigation for alleged abuse of dominance in the broadband market was confirmed by the National Development and (...)

Susan Ning The Chinese MOFCOM conditionally clears a joint venture involving a Chinese State-owned company in order to license coal-water slurry gasification technology (GE / Shenhua)


MOFCOM Imposed Conditions on SOEs - GE/Shenhua Deal* Only 10 days after its conditional clearance of the Alpha V/Savio deal, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) published, on 10 November 2011, the third conditional merger clearance of this year approving the proposed joint venture between (...)

300 Review

Hazel Yin, Susan Ning China: Introduction to China’s Anti-monopoly Law


2015 marks the seventh anniversary of China’s Anti-monopoly Law (the “AML”). The AML is gradually taking root and has contributed to shaping the economic landscape and competition status in China. As one of the first firms which took part in the drafting of the AML and thereby one of the first (...)



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