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Han Kun Law Offices

Competition/Antitrust (PRC Firms)

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What the team is known for

Firm with a robust reputation for antitrust expertise. Applauded for its strength in M&A, merger control filings and trustee work. Additionally noted for its experience with investigations and antitrust litigation. Acts for clients in a variety of sectors, including pharmaceutical and life sciences companies. Active in the TMT sector on both high-value mergers and sensitive antitrust investigations.

Strengths

One market source explains that the team"provides stellar service," and adds that the advice is "always timely and to the point, and creative if necessary."

Work highlights

Advised Louis Dreyfus on its merger filing requesting approval of a joint venture deal with local Chinese partner Haid.

Notable practitioners
业务优势

该所反垄断业务能力拥有良好口碑。其并购、经营者集中申报和受托监督执行业务的实力受到好评。此外还因处理调查和反垄断诉讼的业务经验受到瞩目。代理各种行业的客户,包括制药和生命科学公司。活跃于通讯媒体行业的高额合并交易以及敏感的反垄断调查。

团队强项 

一位市场消息人士解释该团队“提供了一流的服务,” 并补充说其建议“经常及时和切到点上,并在有必要时具创造力。”

业务亮点 

为路易达孚的经营者集中申报提供建议, 请求批准与中国当地合作伙伴海大集团的合资协议。

领先律师 

Ma Chen heads the competition law department and is renowned for his experience advising on merger filings and antitrust investigations. "He's a very nice person to work with," confirms one admiring source who also remarks that "clients like his approach as well."

马辰 律师是竞争法部门的负责人,以为合并的经营者集中申报和反垄断调查提供建议方面的经验而闻名。“他是一个非常友善的人,” 一位欣赏他的消息人士表示肯定,并说:“客户也喜欢他的做法。”

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Overview

  • Agency Investigation: The department handles cartel and market dominance investigations by NDRC and SAIC.  It also regularly advises clients on antitrust compliance and provides training to clients.   In 2016, we represented a top player in NDRC’s container shipping case.  We also routinely represent clients before MOFCOM regarding non-filing and implementation of conditional clearance.  Mr. Ma Chen is specialized in this area and heads the department.
  • Merger filing: The department is well-known for handling merger filings, especially for difficult cases.  We routinely cooperate with international counsel and other intermediaries.  In 2015, we represented GSK in its 3-part transaction with Novartis involving OTC joint venture and reorganization of vaccine and oncology businesses.  Selective clients include Bayer, Schindler, Delphi, Louis Dreyfus, Bain Capital and other multinational corporations and PE firms.  We also routinely represent Internet giant companies. Mr. Ma Chen is a well-known in this area and has good working relationship with MOFCOM.
  • Antitrust litigation: The department advises clients in antitrust litigation cases mainly for big corporates. This department works closely with the firm’s IP litigation department to handle prominent clients in antitrust litigation involving standard essential patents.  Mr. Ma Chen and Mr. Wang Yan are specialized in this area.

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Han Kun Law Offices

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Location

9/F, Office Tower C1,

Oriental Plaza,

1 East Chang An Avenue,

Beijing

Beijing

China

100738

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