Tian Yuan Law Firm
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Competition and antitrust
Huang Wei is a partner of Tian Yuan Law Firm and head of the firm’s antitrust department. He is also deputy director of the All China Lawyers Association’s Foreign Affair Committee, arbitrator at the China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), and an expert lawyer for taskforces on compliance and advocacy, merger control regimes, and court proceedings in antitrust damage claims at the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Commission on Competition. Huang serves as tutor for postgraduates at the Law School of China University of Political Science and Law, and Xiamen University Law school.
Huang has long been dedicated to the research and practice of competition law. He has extensive experience in the antitrust and competition area, including antitrust investigations, litigations, compliance and merger filing.
Huang has represented a number of “first” antitrust cases with significant influence at home and abroad, including the first antitrust case involving foreign companies in China (LCD Case), the first vertical monopoly agreement case in China (Liquor Case), the first antitrust investigation into the abuse of IPR in China (IDC Case), and the first antitrust litigation heard by the Supreme People’s Court (3Q War).
In recent years, Huang has represented clients in the following high-profile antitrust litigations: JD.com v Tmall (“chose one from two” case); a civil damages litigation against Tetra Pak; and the first case concerning judicial review of administrative sanction on RPM issues (the Hainan Yutai case). In the field of antitrust investigation, Huang has represented the clients in the DRAM case, and a case about exclusive copyright licence of the music labels.
He has represented dozens of clients in the field of merger filing, including food, semiconductor, chemical, communication, travel and other industries. Huang’s team also provides “the most down to earth service” to nearly 100 leading companies in industries including pharmaceutical, medical device, internet, semiconductor, communication equipment, etc.
Huang was ranked as a leading lawyer in China’s antitrust field by internationally renowned law rating agencies such as Chambers and Partners and Legalband for many years.