China To Join Antitrust Network: U.K. Official

Law360, New York (April 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- China, which is preparing to implement its first anti-monopoly law, will reportedly join an international body of competition authorities within a year.

Philip Collins, chairman of the U.K.'s Office of Fair Trading, told Bloomberg News that within a year, China will join the International Competition Network, which consists of 74 antitrust agencies around the world, including Belgium, Australia and the U.S.

“It's a two-way process because the younger agencies bring a fresh approach,”' Collins told the news agency on April 10. “It's not about telling them...
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