The Chinese National People’s Congress amends the Anti-Monopoly Law to increase focus on activities in the digital sector

China Makes Major Changes to its Antitrust Law* On June 24, 2022, the Chinese Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed amendments to the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law, which will come into force on August 1, 2022. These amendments have been the first ones since the first adoption of Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law in 2008. They cover the following topics: (i) antitrust investigations by the Chinese Antirust Bureau under the SAMR, (ii) merger control review by the Chinese Antitrust Bureau under the SAMR, and (iii) civil litigation or private actions seeking damages or claiming invalidations of contractual provisions based on a violation of Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law. These amendments mark significant changes to China’s antitrust regime. You might also enjoy the following

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Yang Yang, The Chinese National People’s Congress amends the Anti-Monopoly Law to increase focus on activities in the digital sector, 24 June 2022, e-Competitions June 2022, Art. N° 107935

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