Since August 2008, when China’s Anti-Monopoly Law became effective, its Ministry of Commerce has reviewed over 450 notified transactions and issued over a dozen decisions. This paper summarizes the merger control regime created under the AML and its implementing regulations. It analyzes the statistics through mid-December 2011 and some of the published decisions through August 17, 2012. MOFCOM has achieved flexibility in the time line for merger review. There remains a risk that the AML merger control process may be politicized and trumped by industrial policy and nationalism.
Firefox recommends the PDF Plugin for Mac OS X for viewing PDF documents in your browser.
We can also show you Legal Updates using the Google Viewer; however, you will need to be logged into Google Docs to view them.
Please choose one of the above to proceed!
LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.