anti-monopoly law

China Approves Wal-Mart E-Commerce Deal

Despite Wal-Mart’s turbulent run in China, the Arkansas based company has now received approval for its previous bid to raise its stake in an online supermarket. From Reuters: Wal-Mart had said in February it would raise its...

Beijing Thwarts Coke’s Takeover Bid

Coca Cola’s two-billion dollar takeover bid for Chinese juice company Huiyuan has been rejected. From the Wall Street Journal: The decision by the Commerce Ministry Wednesday to block what would have been the largest-ever...

China’s Independents To Sue Oil Majors Over Fuel

From Reuters: Frustrated by an unsteady trickle of overpriced fuel, China’s independent oil firms hope to sue the country’s two energy giants Sinopec and PetroChina under a new anti-monopoly law, Chinese media...

Chinese Court Turns Down First Anti-monopoly Case

From Xinhua: The No. 1 Intermediate People’s Court of Beijing on Thursday rejected an anti-monopoly case considered the first of its kind in China, the Beijing Times reported. In a first-instance trial ruling, the court...

Coke Deal to Test China’s Antitrust Law

From the Wall Street Journal: Coca-Cola Co.’s $2.4 billion deal to acquire China Huiyuan Juice Group Ltd. offers the first major test of China’s new antitrust law — one that comes amid public concern over the...

SOE Trim-down Collides With Antitrust Law

From Economic Observer Online: A wave of consolidation among Chinese state-owned firms (SOEs) have collided with the tide of antirust exercises as China’s first ever Anti-monopoly Law came into effect on Aug 1. The Law has...

China Sets Up Anti-monopoly Commission

From China Daily: The National Anti-Monopoly Commission was set up on Friday to better enforce China’s first anti-monopoly law to uphold fair competition. The new coordination body is directly under the State Council. The...

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