Competition law in Southeast Asia

Riding the wave of development Southeast Asian (SEA) competition law regimes have seen a flurry of activity recently, from comprehensive legislative reforms to developments in enforcement activity. Further changes are also expected at a regional level, as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) network is reportedly considering establishing a regional enforcers’ network within 2018. … Read more

Vertical agreements – a hot topic in Asian competition law enforcement

On 22 February 2013, two provincial branches of National Development and Reform Commission of the People’s Republic of China (“NDRC“) (Guizhou Price Bureau and Sichuan NDRC) officially announced that two well-known manufacturers of premium Chinese liquor were fined RMB 247 million (~£26 million) and RMB 202 million (~£21 million) respectively for resale price maintenance (“RPM“). … Read more