China's Top Court Set To Boost Anti-Monopoly Suits

Law360, New York (May 4, 2011, 8:42 PM EDT) -- China's top court last week issued draft guidelines explaining how judges overseeing private litigation will interpret the country's competition law, a move that experts say could ease the way for more antitrust actions against multinational companies.

China's Anti-Monopoly Law went into effect in late 2008, but the legislation contained only broad parameters for antitrust enforcement that officials have been fleshing out over the past three years.

The courts have been hesitant to accept cases under the statute — taking on only 43 civil complaints through the...
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