China Adopts New Rules To Enforce Monopoly Law

Law360, New York (June 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Nearly a year after passing its groundbreaking anti-monopoly law, the Chinese government has laid out new rules intended to help enforce the law and to discourage officials from abusing it.

One of the rules, announced Friday by China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce, establishes procedures for antitrust investigations and enforcement.

That rule gives the SAIC the ability to delegate investigations to local administrative bodies, lays out what information must be included in antitrust complaints and gives SAIC and local authorities the power to request information...
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