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Yizhe Zhang

Jones Day (Beijing), Jones Day (San Francisco)
Lawyer (Partner)

Yizhe Zhang has extensive experience with complex antitrust and competition law issues. She represents clients in merger reviews, antitrust government investigations and enforcement actions, antitrust counseling and compliance, and private antitrust litigation. She has worked across numerous industries, including automotive, aviation, chemical, technology, pharmaceuticals, energy/natural resources, retail, and transportation.

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Articles

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Peter J. Wang, Yizhe Zhang, Qiang Xue, Geoffrey D. Oliver, Alexandre G. Verheyden, Haifeng Huang The Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation publishes anti-monopoly guidelines on intellectual property

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In August 2020, the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation released four long-awaited sets of anti-monopoly guidelines addressing issues relating to leniency, commitments, the automobile industry, and intellectual property rights. The subjects of this White (...)

Peter J. Wang, Yizhe Zhang, Qiang Xue, Marc Siegel, Alexandre G. Verheyden The Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation publishes anti-monopoly guidelines on leniency and commitments

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The Anti-Monopoly Bureau of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (“SAMR”) released four sets of long-awaited anti-monopoly guidelines. This White Paper addresses the Guidelines on Application of Leniency Program in Horizontal Monopoly Agreement Cases and the Guidelines on (...)

Yizhe Zhang, Qiang Xue, Peter J. Wang The Chinese Government establishes the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) combining the antitrust enforcement responsibilities of the previous Price Supervision and Antimonopoly Bureau of the National Development and Reform Commission, the Antimonopoly Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce and the Antimonopoly and Anti-unfair Competition Bureau of the State Administration of Industry and Commerce

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China recently established the State Administration for Market Regulation ("SAMR"), which combines the antitrust enforcement responsibilities of the previous Price Supervision and Antimonopoly Bureau of the National Development and Reform Commission ("NDRC"), the Antimonopoly Bureau of the (...)

Peter J. Wang, Sébastien Evrard, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese State Administration for Industry and Commerce publishes guidelines on application of the anti-monopoly law to intellectual property rights

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After years of discussions, China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce finally has released its guidelines on the application of the PRC Anti-Monopoly Law ("AML") to intellectual property rights ("Guidelines"). The Guidelines will come into force on August 1, 2015. The Guidelines (...)

Baohui Zhang, Peter J. Wang, Sébastien Evrard, Yizhe Zhang The Shanghai Higher Court and one of China’s antitrust regulators issue decisions that resale price maintenance violated China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (Rainbow / Johnson & Johnson)

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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. Within the same week, the Shanghai Higher Court and one of China’s antitrust antitrust regulators have issued decisions that resale price maintenance ("RPM") (...)

Peter J. Wang, Sébastien Evrard, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese MOFCOM conditionally approves a merger between two leading hard drive disks manufacturers (Seagate / Samsung)

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China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has approved Seagate’s acquisition of the hard drive disk division of Samsung Electronics ("Samsung HDD") under China’s Anti-Monopoly Law ("AML"), but imposed conditions to ensure that Samsung, although controlled by Seagate, remains an independent competitor. (...)

Peter J. Wang, Sébastien Evrard, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese MOFCOM publishes a conditional approval of proposed transaction under Anti-Monopoly Law (Penelope / Savio Macchine Tessili)

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The Chinese Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") has published a conditional approval of proposed transaction under China’s Anti-Monopoly Law ("AML"). This decision reflects China’s view of the broad reach of the AML’s merger provisions and the lengthy procedure that merging parties can expect. Since (...)

Bevin M.B. Newman, Giovanna M. Cinelli, Kenneth J. Nunnenkamp, Peter J. Wang, Sébastien Evrard, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese MOFCOM publishes the final rules on the national security review of foreign investment in national companies

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China has published new rules to implement the national security review that will be conducted as part of the review of mergers and acquisitions by foreign investors and involving Chinese companies. These rules provide for review and potential rejection of acquisitions of Chinese companies by (...)

Peter J. Wang, Sébastien Evrard, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese MOFCOM approves merger between potash producers but requires they continue to supply the Chinese market (Uralkali / Silvinit)

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On June 2, 2011, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced conditional approval of the merger between Russian potash producers Silvinit and Uralkali. Since the PRC Anti-Monopoly Law ("AML") entered into force in 2008, MOFCOM has published only eight decisions, as it makes public only (...)

Bevin M.B. Newman, Giovanna M. Cinelli, Kenneth J. Nunnenkamp, Peter J. Wang, Sébastien Evrard, Stephen Harris, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese State Council publishes a notice detailing its national security review procedure for the acquisition of domestic companies by foreign investors

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The State Council of the People’s Republic of China has published a notice detailing its national security review («NSR») procedure for the acquisition by foreign investors of domestic Chinese companies («NSR Notice»). The NSR Notice, which implements Article 31 of the PRC Anti-Monopoly Law, will be (...)

Peter J. Wang, Sébastien Evrard, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC) adopt new leniency procedure in cartel investigations

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This article has been nominated for the 2012 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. This Commentary analyzes China’s leniency program for cartel investigations, in the wake of adoption of new rules by the National Development and Reform Commission (...)

Peter J. Wang, Sébastien Evrard, Stephen Harris, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese Price Regulator imposes higher fines against pricing and other competition law violations as new rules proposed

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Recent actions by the Chinese price regulator, the National Development and Reform Commission (« NDRC »), indicate an increasing emphasis on enforcement against pricing and other competition law violations. Companies in agriculture industries and other business sectors that could implicate (...)

Peter J. Wang, Sébastien Evrard, Stephen Harris, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese Competition Authorities publish first decision against price cartel under new anti-monopoly law (Guangxi Rice Noodle cartel)

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China’s competition law enforcement authorities published their first decision against a price cartel on March 30, 2010, more than one and a half years after the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) came into effect. This action against domestic rice noodle producers was reported by the National Development (...)

Peter J. Wang, Stephen Harris, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese Intermediate People’s Court No.1 in Beijing issues second abuse of dominance decision under the new anti-monopoly law (Baidu / TRISC - Tangshan Renren Information Service Company)

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On December 18, 2009, a Chinese court ruled in favor of Baidu, Inc. (“Baidu”), allegedly the largest Chinese search engine company, in a lawsuit filed by Tangshan Renren Information Service Company (“TRISC”), an online information platform. TRISC alleged that Baidu abused its dominant market (...)

Peter J. Wang, Stephen Harris, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese Antitrust Authority requires capacity divesture in a merger between two leading manufacturers of methyl methacrylate products (Mitsubishi Rayon / Lucite International Group)

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On April 24, 2009, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced conditional approval of the proposed acquisition of Lucite International Group Limited by Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. This is the first MOFCOM decision requiring parties to divest a portion of their production capacity as a (...)

Peter J. Wang, Stephen Harris, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese MOFCOM denies the merger approval between a US leading soft drink and a national juice manufacturer (Coca Cola / Huiyuan)

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Today the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced that it had denied antitrust approval of The Coca-Cola Company’s proposed acquisition of a famous Chinese Juice manufacturer, China Huiyuan Juice Group Limited («Huiyuan»). MOFCOM’s decision to block the Coke deal, after its conditional (...)

Peter J. Wang, Stephen Harris, Yizhe Zhang A Shanghai Court announces the creation of a specialized panel of judges dedicated to hearing anti-monopoly lawsuits

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On December 22, 2008, the Shanghai No. 2 Intermediate Court announced the establishment of a new specialized combined panel of judges (called the "反垄断案件专项合议庭" in Chinese, and referred to below as the "Specialized AML Panel") dedicated to hearing AML lawsuits and related actions. The Specialized AML Panel (...)

Peter J. Wang, Stephen Harris, Yizhe Zhang The Chinese National People’s Congress adopts an anti-monopoly law implementing wide-ranging reforms across Chinese antitrust and merger controls

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China’s National People’s Congress (« NPC ») finally adopted a new Anti-Monopoly Law (« AML ») in August after more than 10 years of drafting. The law will take effect on August 1, 2008. I. Overview The new AML is a tremendous leap forward for China, bringing it squarely into the modern world of (...)

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