28 Jun 2015

Record Fine was imposed for the Abuse of Market Dominance

On 10 February, 2015, the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”) announced a record fine of 6.088 billion yuan on Qualcomm for its alleged abuse of its dominant position on several specific markets in violation of the Anti-monopoly Law of the People’s Republic of China (“Anti-Monopoly Law”).

17 Jun 2015

English Court Decision on the Inconsistency in Arbitration Clauses

In a recent English case, Shagang South-Asia (Hong Kong) Trading Co. Ltd v Daewoo Logistics Corp. [2015] EWHC 194 (Comm), the High Court of England and Wales considered the situation where the contract provides for the arbitration to take place in one jurisdiction but to apply the laws of another jurisdiction.