Anti-Monopoly Tag

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) fined food delivery giant Meituan [3690:HK] RMB3.44bn (USD533m) for its monopolistic tactic after a six-month investigation, as reported by Caixin on October 8. The fine accounts for 3% of Meituan’s 2020 domestic revenues, which was RMB114.7bn (USD17.8bn). The...

South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) has commenced investigations into internet group Kakao’s [035720:KS] ride-hailing unit Kakao Mobility and e-commerce giant Coupang [CPNG:US] for their alleged unfair business practices, as reported by the Korea Economic Daily on September 12. To be more specific, taxi driver...

Chinese technology company Tencent [0700:HK] may be the next target of the anti-monopoly campaign initiated by the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), as reported by Reuters on April 29. As part of the county’s antitrust clampdown on the domestic internet giants, it is expected...

China’s antitrust watchdog, State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), launched an investigation into Tencent-backed [0700:HK] food delivery giant, Meituan [3690:HK], for the internet company’s potential abuse of the market dominance position by forcing vendors into exclusive deals, known as ‘picking one from two’ (POFT), as...

State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) on April 10 announced administrative punishments on Alibaba [BABA:US] for the abuse of its dominant market position according to the Anti-Monopoly Law, as reported by Caixin on the same day. SAMR ordered Alibaba to stop its illegal acts and...

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) held a meeting with ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing on March 5, as reported by Caixin on the same day. Didi recently had adjusted its pricing system in some cities like Chengdu, where the firm raised prices at the passenger side...

Tencent [0700:HK] on February 2 issued a response to TikTok’s lawsuit against it, stating that the allegations were inconsistent with the facts and malicious, as reported by Sina on February 3. Tencent pointed out that TikTok violated users' rights and claimed to sue ByteDance, TikTok’s...

PBoC has drafted regulation to strengthen supervision over non-banking institutions’ payment services on January 20, as reported by JRJ.com on the same day. Notably, the policy this time adds anti-monopoly measures for the non-banking payments industry. Moreover, the regulation highlights the requirement of non-banking payment...

en_USEnglish