Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law, on the Proposed Revisions to the People's Republic of China Anti-Unfair Competition Law

7 Pages Posted: 26 Mar 2016

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Joshua D. Wright

Lodestar Law and Economics

Koren W. Wong-Ervin

Jones Day; George Washington University

Douglas H. Ginsburg

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

Bruce H. Kobayashi

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

Date Written: March 24, 2016

Abstract

This comment is submitted in response to the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China’s public consultation on the draft revisions to the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL). We submit this comment based upon our extensive experience and expertise in antitrust law and economics.

Keywords: antitrust law, Anti-Unfair Competition Law, AUCL, China competition law, competitive process, consumer welfare, economic efficiency, effects-based approach, ex ante fairness, law and economics, superior bargaining power, unfair methods of competition, unfairness liability, U.S. competition policy

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 Proposed Revisions to the People's Republic of China Anti-Unfair Competition Law (March 24, 2016). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-11, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2754270 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2754270

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