• The Emerging Competition Laws of Hong Kong and the PRC - How Trade and Professional Associations are Impacted
  • July 2, 2010 | Authors: Hannah C. L. Ha; John M. Hickin; Gerry P. O'Brien
  • Law Firm: Mayer Brown JSM - Hong Kong Office
  • Trade and professional associations (hereafter, ‘Associations’) play a vital role in the economy. By representing members of particular industry sectorsor professions, they provide a platform for the promotion of common interests, and a forum for collective discussions and activities such as lobbying, advocacy, research, education and the promotion and improvement of product or service standards.