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Hong Kong antitrust regulator willing to consider exceptional approach to Covid-19 collaborations

By Xu Yuan
  • 08 May 2020 01:15
  • 30 Nov 2020 06:29
Collaboration between companies to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic crisis will be assessed by Hong Kong’s antitrust regulator in a way that doesn't necessarily follow its usual thinking, senior officials said. 
“As the [Competition] Commission becomes aware of such arrangements, it could decide to exercise its discretion in ways it

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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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