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Hong Kong Competition Law – Leniency and Enforcement Priorities of the Competition Commission and Practical Tips for Compliance

  • 03 Dec 2015
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • King & Wood Mallesons, 13/F Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central
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The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by King & Wood Mallesons.

Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been applied for.  New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.


Hong Kong Competition Law – Leniency and Enforcement Priorities of the Competition Commission and Practical Tips for Compliance



AGENDA: 

1:00pm –

1:05pm

Introduction

Edmund Wan, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Hong Kong

 

 

 

1:05pm- 1:30pm

Leniency and enforcement priorities of the Competition Commission

Speaker:

Tim Lear, Executive Director (Operations), Hong Kong Competition Commission

 

 

In this session, you will hear directly from the Competition Commission on the leniency and enforcement priorities of the Commission, as well as updates on the latest development of the Competition Ordinance which will take full effect on 14 December 2015.

 

 

1:30pm- 1:55pm

Practical tips for compliance

 

Speakers:

Martyn Huckerby, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Shanghai

Sharon Henrick, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Sydney

James Wilkinson, Senior Associate, King & Wood Mallesons, Hong Kong

 

 

In this session, we will share our insights from key overseas case studies and market trends with our experience from across the region.

    

1.55pm- 2.00pm

Q&A Session


SPEAKERS:

Tim Lear, Executive Director (Operations), Hong Kong Competition Commission

Mr. Tim Lear is the Executive Director (Operations) at the Hong Kong Competition Commission, responsible for the Commission’s enforcement operations.

Tim has been involved in competition and consumer regulation since 2000 in private practice and within competition authorities. From 1999, he worked as a litigator in Sydney, acting for a variety of local and international businesses and Australian Government clients, including the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). In 2005, Tim joined the ACCC’s Enforcement Division, running investigations and managing litigations. At the ACCC, he supervised teams working on competition and consumer matters, including investigations relating to hard core cartels, misuse of market power and mergers.

Immediately prior to joining the Hong Kong Commission, Tim was Director of International Affairs at the ACCC. In this role, he represented the ACCC at International Competition Network, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Association of South East Asian Nations and other Asian competition workshops and meetings, working to promote the implementation of competition regulation in the East Asian region.

Martyn Huckerby, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Shanghai

Martyn Huckerby is an International Partner of King & Wood Mallesons who splits his time between Shanghai and Hong Kong.  Martyn has particular expertise in advising clients on Hong Kong, Chinese, and EU competition law matters. Martyn has delivered compliance training to a variety of multinational organizations across Asia and has advised clients on numerous competition law investigations. Martyn's international merger control experience includes advising BlueScope on international merger filing requirements in relation to its $1.4 billion joint venture with Nippon Steel.  Martyn is rated by Chambers Asia as one of China’s leading competition lawyers and has appeared in the “International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists” for several years.

 

Sharon Henrick, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Sydney

Sharon Henrick is the Head of King & Wood Malleson’s Australia-based Competition Law and Regulatory Group. Sharon is widely recognised as a leader in her field. She is listed as one of the world's top 100 advisors by Deal Makers; one of the world's top 500 lawyers by the Intercontinental Finance Magazine; recently won Global Competition Law Review's Merger Control Matter of the Year - Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa; Euromoney's Women in Business Law Award for Competition - Australia as well as Lawyer Monthly's Competition / Antitrust Lawyer of the Year – Australia. Sharon is ranked as an elite practitioner by Global Competition Law Review, and listed as a leader in directories, including Global Competition Law Review, the Asia Pacific Legal 500, IFLR, PLC Which Lawyer and Chambers.

Edmund Wan, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Hong Kong

Edmund Wan has a broad disputes practice involving construction, commercial, banking and finance, insolvency and employment, frequently with cross-border issues. He is experienced in conducting litigation, arbitration and mediation in these areas.  He is also a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

James Wilkinson, Senior Associate, King & Wood Mallesons, Hong Kong

James Wilkinson is a senior associate of King & Wood Malleson’s disputes practice in Hong Kong. He has particular expertise in the construction, infrastructure, energy, resources and manufacturing sectors. James has substantial experience advising clients on competition law issues, including on competition investigations.   


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Please note this event is exclusively for HKCCA members. If you are not an HKCCA member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact HKCCA Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.            


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