Gibson Dunn Discusses Antitrust in China

China’s antitrust regulators have continued to increase their enforcement of the Anti-Monopoly Law (“AML”) in 2016.  Given the high level of scrutiny in this area and the current legal environment in China, compliance with the AML should be a priority for businesses operating in China.

2016 saw the publication of a number of draft guidelines, outlining the regulators’ proposed approach to many important areas in antitrust enforcement, including leniency, the calculation of fines, and application of the AML to the automotive industry.  Currently, discussions are also under way for highly anticipated draft guidelines on the application of the AML to … Read more