China’s Anti-Monopoly Law: Merger Control Thresholds

Law360, New York (August 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Provisions of the State Council on Notification Thresholds of Concentrations of Undertakings (the ”Provisions”) were published by the State Council on 3 August 2008 and came into effect on the same day.

After months of speculation, some guidance on the merger control regime under the Anti-Monopoly Law (the “AML”) has been issued.

However, apart from providing slightly improved thresholds compared to the draft provided to the public in March, the long-awaited Provisions did not elicit excitement from the business community, as was previously anticipated....
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