Angela Zhang
King’s College



(Thursday, 23rd May 2019)

Title : An Institutional Analysis of China’s Competition Law and Policy

The talk discusses:

  • how Chinese competition agencies compete and cooperate with one another within China’s vast and complex bureaucratic framework
  • the reputational mechanisms that Chinese competition agencies employ strategically in enforcing competition law in China
  • the stock market reactions to the competition regulator’s strategic use of reputational sanctions
  • the bias that exists in media coverage of Chinese competition law investigations and the factors driving the supply and demand of media content
  • how to establish adequate procedural safeguards for the enforcement of competition law in China