China’s anti-monopoly law makes it easier to sue in cases of anti-competitive conduct

China’s Supreme People’s Court finalised and issued the “Relevant Issues Concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Civil Monopoly Dispute Cases” on 8 May 2012. The rules are based on draft rules the SPC issued on 25 April 2011. The rules seek to build a working judicial framework for civil anti-monopoly disputes. The rules will take effect on 1 June 2012.

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