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Asian Antitrust

Hong Kong Competition Ordinance – An Overview

Sharon Pang, International Antitrust Committee: The Newsletter, Winter 2013.

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Hong Kong passed its first comprehensive Competition Bill on June 14, 2012. With its passage, Hong Kong now has in place legislation to deal with price fixing, collusion, abuse of market power (akin to abuse of dominance in the EU and monopolization in the US), and merger review (although the merger rule applies only to the telecommunications sector). The Competition Ordinance separates enforcement and adjudication, relying on the Competition Commission for the former and the Competition Tribunal for the latter.

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