Antitrust, competition and regulatory
“Norton Rose's Hong Kong office acts as a hub for its competition practice”
Our Hong Kong antitrust, competition and regulatory team operates at the local, regional and international level, working closely with our colleagues across centralised hubs in Brussels, Johannesburg, London, Montréal and Sydney. We advise on all aspects of competition and regulatory law across our key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and pharmaceuticals and life sciences.
With over 30 years’ experience of competition law, we have forged strong relationships with key authorities across the globe. Our colleagues in offices throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Central Asia provide a wealth of on the ground experience in antitrust law for a range of prominent corporations and financial institutions.
- Expertise in competition law throughout various Asian countries, Europe, the US and other jurisdictions; all of our dedicated specialists in Hong Kong have antitrust experience in foreign jurisdictions
- The benefit of working with a full-service international firm; we can draw upon the strengths of our dedicated litigation and dispute resolution team as well as the experience of our Hong Kong corporate practice
Our areas of work include:
- merger and acquisitions and joint ventures
- cartel and abuse of dominance
- competition litigation and disputes
- competition compliance
- antitrust investigations
- trade law and anti-dumping
Our recent work:
- Merger control. Assisting HSBC, BP, AIA, Mitsui, Sumitomo, NEC, P&O, Cargill, Petronas, BP, Industrea, Vale, Rio Tinto, Delta Airlines, Itochu and other multinational corporate groups in relation to multi-jurisdictional merger filings in Asia, Europe and Australia;
- Cartels. Assisting Asian corporates in worldwide cartel investigations and follow-on class actions, including with respect to investigations in the EU, the US, Canada, Japan, Korea, Australia and South Africa.
- Restrictive practices. Advising multinationals on the compatibility of their distribution relationships in Asia Pacific with local competition regimes. Representing clients in regulatory investigations and related proceedings brought by and against them.
- New competition regimes in Asia, including in Hong Kong. Representing a number of leading corporates and industry associations during the legislative process leading to the adoption of new competition legislation and of implementing rules, and assistance in relation to the introduction of compliance initiatives in the context of the introduction of these new rules.
More information on our global antitrust, competition and regulatory practice