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December 7, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM HKT

Overview (Program Summary)

In this webinar, we will provide an overview of the prohibitions against anti-competitive horizontal and vertical agreements, and issues around the exchange of commercially sensitive information. These principles will be applied in the practical context of common commercial arrangements such as distribution agreements.


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Description automatically generatedAdelaide Luke

Partner and Head of Competition – Asia
Herbert Smith Freehills, Hong Kong

Adelaide Luke leads the firm's Competition, Regulation and Trade practice in Asia, and is based in Hong Kong. She is familiar with many of the competition law regimes in Asia, including China and various South East Asian countries, and has previously practiced in London and Brussels. 
Adelaide's practice encompasses all aspects of competition and antitrust law, including alleged abuses of dominance. She also specialises in international cartel investigations, and has appeared before the European Courts in Luxembourg on behalf of Asian clients. She has extensive experience managing multi-jurisdictional investigations and coordinating responses to different competition authorities. Her practice also encompasses merger control, joint venture arrangements, regulatory investigations, abuses of market power/dominance, and competition litigation. 

Adelaide has been ranked in leading legal directories for many years. Adelaide is currently ranked as "Leading Individual" in Chambers and Partners, and "Next Generation Partner" in Legal 500. She is qualified in Australia, Hong Kong, England and Wales, and Ireland.

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Description automatically generated with medium confidenceHoward Chan

Senior Associate- Herbert Smith Freehills, Hong Kong

Howard Chan is a Senior Associate in HSF's Competition, Regulation and Trade team in Hong Kong. He is an expert in the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance, and is familiar with many regimes around the world, including China, European Union and various South East Asian jurisdictions. Howard frequently advises on large, cross-border transactions, including on merger control aspects and on substantive competition law concerns. Howard has also advised many clients on internal and regulatory investigations, as well as compliance, particularly in relation to complex multi-jurisdictional matters. 


Date: Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Location: Webinar links will be sent upon registration

CPD Points: CPD points have been applied for.  Please note you need to be logged in for the full duration of the webinar to qualify for CPD points. Unfortunately, points cannot be applied for members who join the webinar via telephone link. 



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