M&A Index — China’s merger controls

China has only had antitrust rules in place for five years, but increasingly the power of its merger control authority, MOFCOM, is being felt at home and abroad, and investors must potentially be prepared to confront some significant and costly hurdles.

China only introduced its Anti-Monopoly Law in August 2008, putting a requirement on investors to file their merger proposals with MOFCOM’s Anti-Monopoly Bureau.

Not surprisingly, many international and domestic investors have been struggling to understand the scope and the impact of what is still a relatively new antitrust regime…

If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Allen & Overy briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.

Analysis from The Lawyer

  • Panel reviews

    Panel reviews 2014: The chosen ones

    Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all

  • training

    Accutrainee: Revolution postponed

    At the time of its launch Accutrainee was described as a revolutionary change to the training model. Has it proved to be so? Not really.

View more analysis from The Lawyer

Overview

One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD
UK
http://www.allenovery.com

Turnover (£m): 1,189.00
No. of lawyers: 2,304
Jurisdiction: UK
No. of offices: 11
No. of qualified lawyers: 273