Marc Waha is an antitrust, competition and regulatory lawyer based primarily in Hong Kong. He also spends a considerable amount of time in Europe.
Marc advises international companies on emerging antitrust regimes in East Asia, and Asian companies on global competition compliance issues, multi-jurisdictional merger filings and international cartel investigations. He has represented US, European and Asian clients active in a number of industrial sectors, including advertising, life sciences, television broadcasting, postal services, transport, software and online services, telecommunications services and equipment, banking and insurance, petrochemicals, mining, energy, food and other consumer goods. His merger experience includes multijurisdictional filings (including in China) for multi-billion dollar transactions in diverse sectors including life sciences, financial services, petrochemicals and food. His cartel work experience spans the air transport, automotive, food, elevator, beverage, plasterboard, and chemicals industries. He has also worked on a number of competition matters in Europe involving alleged abuses of dominant position, cartel-like behaviour and state aid, representing defendants before the European and national regulators as well as before the General Court of the EU.
Marc regularly publishes and speaks at conferences on competition law issues of relevance to Asia. Marc and his team have been involved in training programmes for Asian competition regulators. Several legal guides rank our Asia Competition Team as a top tier competition practice and Marc as a leading lawyer, including Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers, PLC’s Which Lawyer?, Asialaw’s Leading Lawyers 2012 and The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists. The team is a past recipient of International Law Office’s Client Choice Awards, and has been shortlisted for the 2013 Chambers China awards.
Managing antitrust risk on a global scale raises a wealth of significant challenges for in-house counsel. .
November 14, 2014
Thank you for attending our seminar on "Getting up to speed with the role of policy and politics in global M&A markets"..
November 06, 2014
Antitrust fines in the region at an all-time high; MOFCOM issues revised rules on merger remedies.
January 06, 2015
Airline mergers and joint ventures in East Asia; Legislative Council passes Competition (Amendment) Bill and discusses further exclusions.
December 04, 2014
Marc Waha comments on the increasing number of antitrust penalties and fines being issued by competition regulators in Asia..
January 09, 2015
Marc Waha comments on the increasing number of M&A transactions in China which are being approved under MOFCOM’s new simple case procedure..
October 21, 2014