BOOKS: MA Jingyuan, Springer, 2020, 282 p.

Competition Law in China. A Law and Economics Perspective, Jingyuan MA

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Twelve years after the entry into force of its Anti-Monopoly Law (AML), China has established a comprehensive antitrust legal framework with its own characteristics and is mulling over its next step. This latest book by Mrs. Jingyuan Ma, an assistant professor at the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing, provides a solid overview of the competition law and policy in China from a law and economics perspective. It exhibits the unique features of legislative goals, substantive rules and enforcement patterns of the AML through comparison with competition laws in the US and the EU. Apart from an introduction chapter and a conclusion chapter, this book is set out in three parts, twelve chapters. The two chapters in Part One constitute an overview of the AML, introducing

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Zhijn Liu, Competition Law in China. A Law and Economics Perspective, Jingyuan MA, September 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 96024, pp. 236-237

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