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  1. Law needs to spell out anti-competitive actions

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Fong

    ... Until the bill was presented to the Legislative Council, many had been led to believe that it would be about weeding out hard-core anti-competitive behaviour, such as price-fixing, bid-rigging ... on their future effect on competition. Businesses will find it difficult to forecast whether a proposed arrangement or an action will be regarded as having an anti-competition effect, especially before ...

  2. SMEs have reason to fear competition bill

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is disturbing is the lack of clarity about the definitions of anti-competitive behaviour. For example, the first conduct rule prohibits agreements, decisions or concerted practices that restrict ... bid-rigging and market allocation, and deals with other minor anti-competitive behaviour through another approach, may serve as a good reference. We want a competition law that supports ...

  3. Push to set market share threshold

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... is passed. The bill aims to provide a level playing field for firms in Hong Kong. It tackles two types of anti-competitive behaviour: practices such as price-fixing and market-sharing; and abuse ...

  4. Competition law 'should be broader, stiffer'

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... a wider range of anti-competitive practices, while half of them believe such conduct should be criminalised, according to the latest SCMP/TNS survey. Forty-one per cent of the 1,000 business and opinion leaders who responded to the survey considered anti-competitive practices in Hong Kong 'very serious' or 'quite serious', compared with 38 per cent who described ...

  5. Auction periods need to be re-examined

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A massive sell-down in HSBC shares in a single transaction just before the end of the closing auction session on Monday has understandably shocked many investors. It is the latest example of how the controversial auction period can be open to abuse and ma ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ADVERTISING

    Advertising agencies' price code may violate competition law, say experts

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... competition. If the agencies formally endorsed the code, their action could constitute price-fixing, one of the four serious anti-competitive practices the authorities have targeted. "The ...

  7. Small businesses say competition bill lacks clarity

    Posted Dec 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... to be tabled before the end of the legislative term in May 2012. It will tackle two main types of anti-competitive behaviour. The first covers practices including price-fixing and market-sharing. ... by Legco. The commission will set binding guidelines and investigate anti-competitive behaviour. There will also be a competition tribunal with jurisdiction to hear and determine applications filed ...

  8. Landowners defy order to remove waste

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The landowners of an illegal dumping site in North District have defied a government order to remove the materials used to fill a pond near where a rare dragonfly can be found. Instead, the size of the dumping site next to Kai Kuk Shue Ha v ...

  9. Competition law vital 'to fight inflation'

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... was a serious anti-competitive practice. 'When traders can only adjust prices in line with rising costs, inflation will not be aggravated by anti-competitive conduct,' he said. 'We think ...

  10. Dumper refuses to halt trucks

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng A village leader who admits responsibility for massive soil dumping in a green-belt New Territories valley- including land held by a major developer- has refused to clear the site. Yip Chi-leung, who says he is collaborating with overseas owners ...




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