• Hong Kong Competition Law Series: Part 7 - Information Exchange
  • April 29, 2015 | Authors: Hannah C. L. Ha; John M. Hickin
  • Law Firm: Mayer Brown JSM - Hong Kong Office
  • Information exchange is an area of competition law that is rife with risk. There are few bright line rules on what can and cannot be exchanged, the scope of the prohibition is potentially extremely broad, and the risk of inadvertent breach is high as anticompetitive information exchange may occur spontaneously in informal settings such as social gatherings or trade association meetings.