By Susan Ning, Ting Gong, Kate Peng  King&Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory Group

Funtitledropeng_katem late 2015 to early 2016, we notice that China’s Anti-monopoly law regime has continued to gain momentum with an intensified legislative effort. It is reported that altogether six guidelines are expected to be issued by the Anti-monopoly Commission of the State Council in 2016, namely, the guidelines on the interface between intellectual property (“IP”) rights and antitrust; the guidelines on leniency programme; the guidelines on commitments by undertakings under antitrust investigation; the guidelines for the motor vehicle sector; the guidelines on calculation of illegal gains and fines; and the guidelines on procedures for exemption application in relation to monopoly agreements.
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