Coverage

Hong Kong agency head: international cooperation “essential” to upcoming enforcement

Hong Kong agency head: international cooperation “essential” to upcoming enforcement

30 October 2015

The head of Hong Kong's Competition Commission today explained the role of international enforcement cooperation to its operation. Tom Webb at GCR Live Hong Kong: Focus on China

Negotiation and self-reporting may remove need for China cartel settlements

Negotiation and self-reporting may remove need for China cartel settlements

02 November 2015

While China’s antitrust enforcers have been slow to allow companies to offer behavioural commitments to end investigations, defendants can use other techniques to help reduce possible antitrust fines from Chinese agencies, says Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer China antitrust co-head Ninette Dodoo. Tom Webb in Hong Kong

Mofcom continues to suffer from lack of resources and transparency, say experts

Mofcom continues to suffer from lack of resources and transparency, say experts

30 October 2015

China's Ministry of Commerce has become more sophisticated in the seven years since it took control over merger review, but guiding a deal through the agency's proceedings can still be thorny. Tom Webb at GCR Live Hong Kong: Focus on China

Chairs

Natalie Yeung

Slaughter and May

Michael Han

Fangda Partners

Keynote Speaker

Anna Wu Hung-yuk

Chairperson, Hong Kong Competition Commission

Speakers

Rachel Brandenburger

Senior Advisor & Foreign Legal Consultant, Hogan Lovells US

Hongying Cao

Director of General Office, Anti-Monopoly and Anti-Unfair Competition Enforcement Bureau, State Administration for Industry and Commerce

John Choi

Shin & Kim

Stephen Crosswell

Baker & McKenzie

Jet Deng

Dacheng Law Offices

Ninette Dodoo

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Paul Frontczak

Senior Legal Counsel Anti-Bribery & Corruption and Anti-trust, Shell Eastern Petroleum

Janet Yung Yung Hui

Jun He Law Offices

Winston Kiang

Managing Counsel, Greater Asia Sales and Marketing Legal, Intel

Peggy Leung

Senior Legal Counsel, Regional Head of Competition Law ASP, HSBC

Bruce Lloyd

Clayton Utz

Kirstie Nicholson

Managing Counsel Competition, BHP Billiton

Mark Ohlson

Yangming Partners

Robert Schlossberg

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Julie Soloway

Blake, Cassels & Graydon

Elizabeth Xiao-Ru Wang

Charles River Associates

Atsushi Yamada

Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune

Programme

9.00: Welcome coffee and registration

9.30: Chairs’ welcome

Michael Han, Fangda Partners
Natalie Yeung, Slaughter and May

9.45: Keynote speech: Getting ready for the full implementation of the Competition Ordinance in Hong Kong

Anna Wu Hung-yuk, Chairperson, Hong Kong Competition Commission

10.20: Session one: Mergers - Hot topics in Chinese merger control

  • The simplified procedure - practice and pitfalls
  • Global coordination of merger filings
  • Use of economics in MOFCOM's review
  • Remedies - MOFCOM's approach and recent trends
  • Traps to avoid in making a merger filing in China

Moderator: 
Natalie Yeung, 
Slaughter and May

Panel:
Paul Frontczak, Senior Legal Counsel Anti-Bribery & Corruption and Anti-trust, Shell Eastern Petroleum
Elizabeth Xiao-Ru Wang, Charles River Associates
Janet Yung Yung Hui, Jun He Law Offices

11.35: Coffee break

11.55: Session two: Dominance: Technology cases - The North Asia perspective

  • IP and abuse of dominance; the international debate
  • The Qualcomm case and different approaches in China, Japan and Korea
  • Intel: An in-house perspective on the approach to dominance cases across Asia

Moderator:
Michael Han, Fangda Partners

Panel:
Hongying CaoDirector of General Office, Anti-Monopoly and Anti-Unfair Competition Enforcement Bureau, State Administration for Industry and Commerce
John Choi, Shin & Kim 
Mark Ohlson, 
Yangming Partners
Atsushi Yamada, Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune
Winston Kiang,
Managing Counsel, Greater Asia Sales and Marketing Legal, Intel 

13.10: Networking lunch

14.30: Session three: Cartel investigations from all angles

Moderator: 
Rachel Brandenburger, Senior Advisor & Foreign Legal Consultant, Hogan Lovells US

Panel:
Stephen Crosswell, Baker & McKenzie
Jet Deng,
 Dacheng Law Offices
Ninette Dodoo,
 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Peggy Leung, 
Senior Legal Counsel, Regional Head of Competition Law ASP, HSBC

15.45: Coffee break

16.05: Session four: Foreign Investment Review

Moderator:
Robert Schlossberg, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Panel:
Bruce Lloyd,
 Clayton Utz
Kirstie Nicholson, Managing Counsel Competition, BHP Billiton
Julie Soloway, Blake, Cassels & Graydon 

17.25: Chairs' closing remarks 

Michael Han, Fangda Partners
Natalie Yeung, Slaughter and May

17.30: Close of conference

17.30 onwards: All delegates are invited to attend a cocktail reception hosted by Baker & McKenzie at Pier 7 Bar

Venue

11th Floor, 8 Connaught Place, Two Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong

Testimonials

  • "Learned a lot that I can immediately apply in practice."

  • “Very well organised, with a great turn-out by people with different backgrounds” Jocelyn Chow, Eversheds

  • "I particularly enjoyed the sharing and update on Chinese merger control"

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