Competition law enforcement in Hong Kong SAR and in Ireland: similar and atypical

Author:Mary Catherine Lucey
Position:Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Purpose This paper aims to understand the emergence, operation and evolution of judge-centred models for the enforcement of competition law in Ireland and in Hong Kong SAR. The public enforcement model in Hong Kong chimes with the Irish regime where competence to adjudicate on competition law violations and to impose sanctions is intentionally reserved exclusively to judges. This design choice renders the Irish and Hong Kong regimes both similar to each other and atypical on the ... (see full summary)

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