How to Make Hong Kong Uncompetitive

Dan Ryan (The Wall Street Journal , April 2 2008) A series of record-breaking fines in American and European competition cases is focusing attention and concern again on the power and purpose of competition regulators themselves – just ask Microsoft. So the Hong Kong government’s ongoing attempt to create suchContinue reading>

Use the noodle on competition law

Peter Wong and Wong King Ming (The Standard, 26 February 2008) Attempts to fix prices have led to a government proposal for legislation. But beware: regulations of that nature are a double-edged sword Peter Wong and Wong King Ming Because of government efforts, the Hong Kong and Kowloon Vermicelli andContinue reading>

US auction system is best way to allocate unused radio channels

By Wong Kin-ming (SCMP, 30th January 2008)                                                       The case involving Citizens’ Radio took a bizarre twist,  mainly due to poorly defined criteria for granting broadcasting licences. Magistrate Douglas Yau Tak-hong, ruled that the Telecommunications Ordinance was in breach of both the Basic Law and the Bill of Rights, beforeContinue reading>