The Chinese Competition Authority adopts two sets of procedural provisions to implement specific areas of the Anti-Monopoly Law

On 5 June, China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (“SAIC”) adopted two sets of procedural provisions to implement three areas of the Anti-Monopoly Law (“AML”), namely monopolistic agreement, abuse of market dominant position, and abuse of administrative power (excluding such conduct that is price related). The provisions become effective from 1 July 2009. This is one further step towards completing the supplementary regulations necessary to allow for an effective enforcement of the AML. The enforcement of the AML is split between three different authorities. MOFCOM is responsible for merger reviews, the SAIC is responsible for non price related monopolistic agreements and abuse, and The National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”) is the relevant authority for

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Erik Söderlind, Yuan Cheng, The Chinese Competition Authority adopts two sets of procedural provisions to implement specific areas of the Anti-Monopoly Law, 5 June 2009, e-Competitions Cooperation between National Competition Authorities, Art. N° 41343

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