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Understanding the nuances of competition laws across geographies is critical in today’s global economy, as companies seek to do more business with or from important markets like China. Brattle’s team is skilled in navigating the economic landscape in the Greater China area.

Our clients – including China-based companies, regulatory agencies, financial and accounting institutions, major law firms, and multinational corporations – benefit from Brattle’s broad experience providing qualitative and quantitative analyses of monopolization and abuse of dominance, vertical restraints, merger control, and cartels. We apply rigorous analyses to issues in the marketplace, and our experts have scrutinized industry questions and claims in Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) and regulatory cases.

When presented with a challenge, we work tirelessly to provide clear, independent answers. In situations leading to investigations or litigation, our consultants have acted as expert witnesses in China’s courts and have submitted reports before the Supreme People’s Court of China, Provincial Higher Courts, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), and the Shanghai Administration for Market Regulation (SHAMR), among others.

Our China-focused competition team has the right combination of local and global experience. Largely composed of experts who are Chinese nationals and bilingual in English and Chinese, 80% of the team hold PhDs in economics from the US or the EU. This team is further supported by our global network of competition consultants, which provides clients with a broad spectrum of support for cross-border and multinational competition matters. Thanks to the expertise our multidisciplinary teams provide, we have worked on matters related to intellectual property rights, FRAND, payment cards, finance, technology, fintech, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals.

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Brattle Principal Vanessa Zhang and Consultant Rita Li, along with other Greater China practice members, have developed a China Competition Policy & IP Monthly Update for March 2021.

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Academic Advisors & Other Outside Experts
Jiong John Gong
Academic Advisor
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Zonglai Kou
Academic Advisor
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Hongjun Zhong
Academic Advisor
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Publications
News & Knowledge
April 05, 2021
Dr. Vanessa Yanhua Zhang Serves as Special Editor and Coauthors Article in March 2021 Issue of CPI Antitrust Chronicle

Brattle Principal Dr. Vanessa Yanhua Zhang was a special editor of the Competition Policy International (CPI) Antitrust Chronicle March 2021 issue. Dr. Zhang also coauthored an article on antitrust and unfair competition in China’s network game industry with Academic Advisor Prof. Jiong John Gong.

March 12, 2021
China Competition Policy & IP Monthly Update: March 2021

Brattle Principal Vanessa Zhang and Consultant Rita Li, along with other Greater China practice members, have developed a China Competition Policy & IP Monthly Update for March 2021.

March 01, 2021
The Brattle Group Welcomes Prominent Economist Vanessa Yanhua Zhang to Lead Greater China Practice

Dr. Vanessa Yanhua Zhang has joined The Brattle Group’s New York office as a Principal and the leader of a new Greater China practice.