Competition and antitrust
Huang Wei is partner at Tian Yuan Law Firm and the head of the firm’s antitrust department. Huang is also general secretary of the ACLA’s anti-monopoly committee, an arbitrator at China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) , an expert lawyer for the working groups of the Compliance and Advocacy Task Force, the Merger Control Regime Task Force, and court proceedings in the Antitrust Damage Claims Task Force at the ICC Commission on Competition, as well as a tutor for postgraduates at the Law School of the China University of Political Science and Law and at Xiamen University Law School.
Huang’s work is recognized by both clients and legal service ranking institutions, such as Asia Legal Business, China Business Law Journal, Legalband, Chambers & Partners, among others, as the Antitrust Lawyer of the Year (2014); Band 1 Practitioner in Antitrust and Competition Law Area (2015); China’s 15 Best Litigators (2016); Band 1 Practitioner in Antitrust and Competition Law Area (2016); China’s Top 100 Lawyers (The A List) (2016, 2017); Outstanding Practitioner in Competition/Antitrust area (2017); Band 1 Practitioner in Antitrust and Competition Law Area (2017); and Band 1 Practitioner in Antitrust and Competition Law Area (2018).
Huang has long been dedicated to research and practice of competition law and has extensive practising experience in the antitrust and competition area, which includes antitrust litigation, antitrust investigation, merger filling, antitrust compliance, etc. Huang has participated in many high-profile cases, including the first antitrust litigation that the SPC (3Q War) had heard, the first judicial review case on RPM administrative penalty case, the first case on whether or not monopolistic disputes can be arbitrated, the JD.com versus Alibaba case on abuse of dominance, the first foreign-involved cartel case in China (LCD case), the first antitrust investigation of the abuse of intellectual property rights in China (IDC case), the antitrust investigation case with the highest penalty in China (the Qualcomm Case), etc. Huang has also provided antitrust compliance services to and submitted merger fillings for clients in a wide range of industries like medical and pharmaceutical, telecommunications, fast consumer goods, automobile, among others.