Anti-monopoly law impedes market entry in China | Law

Anti-monopoly law impedes market entry in China

Associate Professor Deborah Healey comments on a recent study funded by the Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) which compared the approaches of competition law to bank mergers in China and Australia (11 November 2015). 

Professor Healey said the findings meant that bank merger determinations in China were likely to be based on issues such as the impact on national economic development rather than pure competition issues.

"Conversely, we found that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) determines mergers, including bank mergers, on competition grounds alone," said Professor Healey.

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