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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US SECURES CHINESE COMMITMENTS ON INVESTMENT: China and the US have reported modest progress in bilateral investment treaty (BIT) negotiations. China has reportedly offered a broader scope of sectors open to investors and narrowed down under what conditions investments may be blocked for ‘national security’ reasons.   GABRIEL: NOT READY …