China Unveils Final Anti-Monopoly Rules

Law360, New York (July 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Chinese government has released a final version of its guidelines on defining relevant markets, continuing its efforts to curb potential competition abuses even as its recently passed anti-monopoly law is still under scrutiny.

The final rules were announced Tuesday by the country's Anti-Monopoly Committee of the State Council, following a draft version released in early January by China's Ministry of Commerce, or MOFCOM.

Some 14 years in the making, China’s antitrust law went into effect in August 2008. The law covers familiar antitrust subjects, including...
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