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The connection between US technology export bans and China’s merger regime
11 November 2022 00:00
Stricter export controls imposed by the US are likely to have a very real impact on China’s semiconductor industry and had triggered concerns about compliance risks for China’s merger decisions. The reason is that China’s merger policy is design to ensure that domestic supply commitments are maintained. But with the manufacture of advanced semiconductors disrupted by the ban, the country’s competition regulator is facing the prospect of having to recalibrate its approach to mergers in the industry.
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James Panichi Senior Editor, Asia Pacific
James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the... Read more
Yang Yue Regulatory Consultant, China
Yang Yue joined MLex in Shanghai as an analyst focusing on merger control and antitrust regulation, with a particular emphasis on the semiconductor, pharmaceutical, healthcare and automotive sectors. Yang Yue previously worked at MergerMarket in China.