Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law, on the Questionnaire for the Revision of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law
15 Pages Posted: 13 Dec 2015 Last revised: 6 Jan 2016
Date Written: December 10, 2015
This comment is submitted by the Global Antitrust Institute (GAI) at George Mason University School of Law in response to the Questionnaire on Revisions to China's Anti-Monopoly Law (AML). The GAI Competition Advocacy Program provides a wide-range of recommendations to facilitate adoption of economically sound competition policy. Topics covered in this response include competition objectives, vertical restraints, the definition of a dominant market position, the prohibition on purchasing products at “unfairly high” or buying products at “unfairly low” prices, refusing to deal, collective dominance, concentration of undertakings, abuse of administrative power, fines, disgorgement, and the application of the AML to matters involving intellectual property rights.
Keywords: China, Anti-Monopoly Law, vertical restraints, excessive pricing, merger review, intellectual property, collective dominance, refusal to deal
JEL Classification: K21, L4, L5
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