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Mayer Brown
In April, the European Commission and 10 EU national competition authorities (NCAs) published the results of a coordinating monitoring exercise carried out in the online hotel booking sectors in 2016.
Mayer Brown
In essence, any conduct that reduces the competitive tension in the bidding process could constitute bid-rigging.
Mayer Brown
On 6 September 2018, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC) announced that it has commenced enforcement proceedings against a cartel in the renovation services industry.
Mayer Brown
On 24 July 2018, the European Commission imposed fines of more than EUR 111 million on four consumer electronics manufacturers for engaging in illegal resale price maintenance (RPM) practices.
Baker & McKenzie
The Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC) has issued a recommendation that organizations inviting bids for contracts prohibit bidders from communicating with any other person prior to making a bid.
Baker & McKenzie
In August, the Hong Kong Competition Commission brought proceedings in the Competition Tribunal seeking penalties against ten construction and engineering companies.
Baker & McKenzie
The Hong Kong Government has announced that it will provide extra dedicated funding of HKD 200 million (approximately US 25 million)...
Clyde & Co
The objective of the Campaign is to advocate and educate the public in the topic of bid-rigging, to eliminate the practice of submitting "dummy" bids to harm and defraud consumers, and to promote fair competition.
Mayer Brown
On 14 September 2016, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") published its first proposed block exemption order (BEO) for certain liner shipping agreements...
Mayer Brown
Undertakings or associations of undertakings may apply for Block Exemption Orders in order to secure the benefit of an exemption to a category of agreements.
Mayer Brown
Agreements or conducts falling within the scope of an exclusion or exemption will not contravene the First Conduct Rule and/or the Second Conduct Rule (the "Conduct Rules").
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") may exercise its discretion to settle alleged breaches of the Competition Ordinance (the "Ordinance") by accepting a 'Commitment' from the parties under investigation.
Mayer Brown
The Commission has a general obligation to preserve the confidentiality of any confidential information it obtains during the performance of its functions.
Mayer Brown
Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) protects documents which contain legal advice from disclosure to the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") in the event of an investigation.
Mayer Brown
Leniency is a form of whistle blowing, where a cartel member discloses to the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") the existence of, and information about, a cartel in return for immunity from prosecution.
Mayer Brown
As mentioned in our previous articles, if the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") proceeds to a formal investigation, it will have at its disposal a full arsenal of investigative tools...
Mayer Brown
At the formal investigation stage, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") has already formed a preliminary opinion that there is reasonable cause to believe a competition law...
Mayer Brown
As mentioned in our previous alert in this series, the Hong Kong Competition Commission's investigative process begins with an Initial Assessment to screen suitable cases for further investigation or other action.
Mayer Brown
The investigative process begins by the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") identifying a potential contravention of a competition rule.
Mayer Brown
Complaints are one of a number of important channels by which the Competition Commission receives information about potential anticompetitive behaviour.
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Mayer Brown
In essence, any conduct that reduces the competitive tension in the bidding process could constitute bid-rigging.
Mayer Brown
On 6 September 2018, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC) announced that it has commenced enforcement proceedings against a cartel in the renovation services industry.
Mayer Brown
On 24 July 2018, the European Commission imposed fines of more than EUR 111 million on four consumer electronics manufacturers for engaging in illegal resale price maintenance (RPM) practices.
Baker & McKenzie
The Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC) has issued a recommendation that organizations inviting bids for contracts prohibit bidders from communicating with any other person prior to making a bid.
Baker & McKenzie
In August, the Hong Kong Competition Commission brought proceedings in the Competition Tribunal seeking penalties against ten construction and engineering companies.
Baker & McKenzie
The Hong Kong Government has announced that it will provide extra dedicated funding of HKD 200 million (approximately US 25 million)...
Clyde & Co
The objective of the Campaign is to advocate and educate the public in the topic of bid-rigging, to eliminate the practice of submitting "dummy" bids to harm and defraud consumers, and to promote fair competition.
Mayer Brown
In April, the European Commission and 10 EU national competition authorities (NCAs) published the results of a coordinating monitoring exercise carried out in the online hotel booking sectors in 2016.
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