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Economic evidence alone cannot prove collusion, latest Hong Kong court ruling says

By Xu Yuan
  • 01 Jun 2020 04:00
  • 01 Jun 2020 04:00
Economic evidence alone is insufficient to prove a cartel case and needs to be taken together with proof of communication between competitors, a Hong Kong judge has ruled in the first such case to seek to prove a cartel with economic evidence before the city’s competition court.
Judge Au-yeung Kwai-yue,

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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