Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law, on the Proposed Revisions to the Guidelines of the Anti-Monopoly Commission of the State Council on Determining the Illegal Gains Generated from Monopoly Conduct and on Setting Fines

10 Pages Posted: 12 Jul 2016 Last revised: 26 Jul 2016

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Bruce H. Kobayashi

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

Koren Wong-Ervin

Antitrust Partner at Axinn, Veltrop, & Harkrider LLP

Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Douglas H. Ginsburg

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

Date Written: July 9, 2016

Abstract

This comment is submitted in response to the National Development and Reform Commission of the People’s Republic of China’s public consultation on the Proposed Revisions to the Guidelines of the Anti-Monopoly Commission of the State Council on Determining the Illegal Gains Generated from Monopoly Conduct and on Setting Fines. The Global Antitrust Institute's Competition Advocacy Program provides a wide-range of recommendations to facilitate adoption of economically sound competition policy.

Keywords: Disgorgement, Fines, Optimal Penalties, Antitrust, Anti-Monopoly Law, China, National Development Reform Commission

JEL Classification: K21, L40

Suggested Citation

Kobayashi, Bruce H. and Wong-Ervin, Koren and Wright, Joshua D. and Ginsburg, Douglas H., Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law, on the Proposed Revisions to the Guidelines of the Anti-Monopoly Commission of the State Council on Determining the Illegal Gains Generated from Monopoly Conduct and on Setting Fines (July 9, 2016). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-27, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2807321 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2807321

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Joshua D. Wright

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

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Douglas H. Ginsburg

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