China, Monopolies & M&A

Friday, March 12th, 2010

We have covered M&A (including Chinese outbound investment) and monopolies in China before, but new news is now on offer, with the announcement of Diageo’s bid for Chinese spirits maker Shuijingfang, as well as coverage of the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) and the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs). See the links from our tweets below for […]

The Irony of Rio

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

The fallout from the failed (perfidious) Rio / Chinalco deal continues to come and, as we Twittered here, the irony (pun intended!) is that China’s failure to secure the deal is related to China’s success in stimulating the economy: – China stimulation a cause of deal frustration RT @caijingonline: Rio Tinto\’s Chief Disappointed… http://t.caijing.com.cn/3Ub4tU 8:02 […]

Legal Eagles On Labour & Competition

Friday, December 19th, 2008

From DLA Piper, via the China Law Blog (and with a h/t to Experience Not Logic), an extensive review of the Anti-Monopoly Law. From China Law Blog: an update on the Labour Law (noting that enforcement may be a bit selective in these crisis-ridden times), with links to all the past coverage.