On May 25, 2010, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (“SAIC”), one of the AML Enforcement Authorities in China, released three revised draft regulations for consultation, with comments due Monday, June 7th:
The three regulations are:
工商行政管理机关禁止垄断协议行为的规定 (SAIC Regulations regarding the Prohibition of Monopoly Agreements). A previous draft was released in April 2009 and commented on by the ABA Antitrust Section.
工商行政管理机关禁止滥用市场支配地位行为的规定 (SAIC Regulations regarding the Prohibition of the Abuse of Market Dominance). A previous draft was released in April 2009 and commented on by the ABA Antitrust Section.
工商行政管理机关制止滥用行政权力排除、限制竞争行为的规定 (SAIC Regulations regarding Provisions to Prevent the Abuse of Administrative Power to Restrict or Eliminate Competition). This is new and has not been released before.
The Consultation Announcement is available at: http://www.saic.gov.cn/gzhd/fldf/201005/t20100525_85719.html
The Draft Regulations (in Chinese) are available at: http://gzhd.saic.gov.cn/gszj/zqyj/login1.jsp