By Susan Ning and Huang Jing

On June 6, 2012, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM“) promulgates the new merger filing form (the “New Form“).  Filings submitted after July 7, 2012 should use this New Form.  The New Form is more than just a formal change.  MOFCOM has condensed its three and a half years of experience since the first filing form of January 2009 into the new form.  It contains requests for additional information and guidelines on some substantive issues of merger filling.

 The definition of “operator to the concentration”

Before the promulgation of the New Form, the definition of an “operator to the concentration” is one of the major unsolved issues related to merger control review in China. 
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