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Reexamining standard of proof in Hong Kong antitrust requires a specific case, concrete facts, appeal court says

By Xu Yuan
  • 18 Jun 2021 00:47
  • 18 Jun 2021 00:47
Attempts to reverse the criminal standard of proof laid down by Hong Kong’s competition court in antitrust lawsuits brought by the regulator require concrete facts and evidence, the city’s appeal court said.

The Court of Appeal last month dismissed an appeal by two partners of Hong Kong decorating contractor Tai Dou against

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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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