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Allen & Overy LLP

Competition/Antitrust

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What the team is known for

Allen & Overy is an outstanding firm with an excellent reputation for advising major international and Chinese clients on the full range of competition matters, including merger filings, investigations, and compliance and advisory work. Also recognised for its skill in abuse of dominance cases. Advises on Mainland China and Hong Kong competition matters as well as international work, including representing Chinese companies on outbound antitrust issues. Well equipped to handle the multi-jurisdictional merger control aspects of cross-border transactions. Able to advise on global antitrust enforcement precedents, particularly in relation to monopoly agreements. Works seamlessly with local affiliate firm Shanghai Lang Yue Law Office to provide PRC law support to multinational clients.

Notable practitioners

François Renard is based in the firm's Hong Kong office and has long been a leading authority in the competition law space. He is qualified both in the EU and Hong Kong, making him well placed to advise multinational clients on APAC-related antitrust matters, handling both merger filings and investigations.

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François Renard
Band 1, Foreign expert for Europe