publication . Article . 2015

Resale Price Maintenance Under the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance—An Uneasy Compromise

Mark Jephcott; Adelaide Luke; Lisa Geary; Molly Herron;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: CPI Journal SEP-15(2), volume 9
However, the compromise position reached in the Guideline provides relatively little in terms of legal certainty as to the circumstances in which RPM may be acceptable. Mark Jephcott, Adelaide Luke, Lisa Geary, & Molly Herron (Herbert Smith Freehills)
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13 See Guideline, supra note 5, at ¶¶ 5.5-5.6.

14 See

15 See Guideline, supra note 5, at ¶¶ 6.71-6.84.

16 "Some competition authorities…provide exemptions to smaller firms engaging in [RPM],” see, Getting prepared for the full implementation of the Competition Ordinance, Competition Commission (May 2014), available at

17 See ¶¶ 3.7 and 5.6 of the October 2014 Draft Guideline to the First Conduct Rule.

18 Competition Commission, Guide to the Revised Draft Guidelines Issued under the Competition Ordinance, ¶44 (March 2015), available at

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