Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619) – Development of the First Conduct Rule Enforcement Actions in Hong Kong

  • Cantonese

  • HKCGI Member, Graduate, Student & Non-Member


  • Mr Richard Leung JP FCG HKFCG, Barrister-at-law, Des Voeux Chambers
  • Ms Connie Lee, Barrister-at-law, Des Voeux Chambers
  • Mr Tommy Cheung, Barrister-at-law, Des Voeux Chambers


A cross-sectoral Competition Law Regime was established in Hong Kong with the enactment of the Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619) (the 'Ordinance') in 2012. The enforcement guidelines and other implementing regulations under the Ordinance were finalised prior to the Ordinance coming into force in 2015.

In this seminar, the following elements will be addressed by speakers:

(1) Overview of the Competition Law Regime in Hong Kong 
(2) Enforcement Actions against Infringements of the First Conduct Rule
(3) Defences
(4) The Carecraft Procedures and Leniency/Cooperation Polices
(5) Determination of Penalties and Usual Orders Sought by the Competition Commission
(6) Key Takeaway

Level: Intermediate

(Recorded in September 2021)

Speakers’ bio:
Mr Richard Leung
Ms Connie Lee
Mr Tommy Cheung

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