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

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Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Koren Wong-Ervin

Antitrust Partner at Axinn, Veltrop, & Harkrider LLP

Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Bruce H. Kobayashi

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

Date Written: December 10, 2015

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Wright, Joshua D. and Wong-Ervin, Koren and Ginsburg, Douglas H. and Kobayashi, Bruce H., Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law, on the Questionnaire for the Revision of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (December 10, 2015). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 15-56. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2702169 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2702169

Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

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Koren Wong-Ervin (Contact Author)

Antitrust Partner at Axinn, Veltrop, & Harkrider LLP ( email )

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Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ( email )

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George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

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Bruce H. Kobayashi

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School ( email )

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