EU and China conclude framework agreement on best practices in competition policy

DC Competition signed a ‘practical guidance’ document with China’s ministry of commerce MOFCOM laying out best practices in competition policy. The move comes as concerns have risen over the way China enforces anti-monopoly policy vis-à-vis foreign-invested companies. The Commission says: “The guidance will facilitate communication throughout the entire merger review …

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Blog – TPP’s electronic commerce chapter: EU trade buffs take note

Just in case you’ve missed it, on Monday 5 October the US and eleven other Asian and Latin American countries concluded a historic regional free trade agreement that covers about 40 percent of world output, the Transpacific Partnership. The summary of the agreement is on the United States Trade Representative’s website. EU trade buffs need to …