The partner of Zhong Lun, Mr. ZHANG Baisha was invited as a keynote speaker to attend the 9th Antitrust Law Seminar, which was organized by Duxes and Lingnan University in Beijing on November 7th and 8th 2014. More than 70 participants, including general counsels from companies on the Fortune Global 500 and large domestic companies, officers from NDRC, MOFCOM and SAIC, scholars, and practitioners in both local and international law firms, attended the event.
The Seminar focused on the hotspots and controversial issues of China’s AML, covering topics of the applicability of China’s AML in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, co-ordination between NDRC, MOFCOM and SAIC, the development and application of unfairly high price and price discrimination in China, the latest research on IPR in the context of industrial economics and its implications for China’s AML, the strategies for firms to deal with antitrust investigation and trends of private actions, etc. Mr. Zhang delivered the keynote speech entitled “Competition Analysis of the Most-Favored-Customer Clause in Contract ”, presenting an in-depth analysis on balancing between restriction on competition and efficiencies generated by the Most-Favored-Customer Clause and practical solutions. His speech won great applause from the audience.