06 Dec 2021 Articles

A Reflection on China’s Merger Reviews – Key Messages from the Latest Five-Year Report and Insights from Economists

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Expert economists Elizabeth Wang, Kun Huang, Sophie Yang, and Aston Zhong from Compass Lexecon provide a broad overview of the recent merger reviews by China’s competition authority (SAMR) in a piece published in Competition Policy International Asia Column.

In particular, topics discussed by the economists include key takeaways from SAMR’s 2020 annual report, trends in China’s merger reviews in the semiconductor and internet spaces, as well as innovation concerns highlighted in the merger reviews.

To read the full piece, click here.

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