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, television broadcasting, postal services, transport, software and online services, telecommunications services and equipment, banking and insurance, petrochemicals, mining, energy, food and other consumer goods. Marc’s 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, International Law Office’s Client Choice Awards, PLC’s Which Lawyer? and The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists.
Airline cooperation and antitrust in East Asia; CCS clears Visa’s interchange fees under the Competition Act.
Effects-based enforcement in China; Johnson & Johnson loses resale price maintenance case on appeal.
Marc Waha comments on the lengthy approval process for M&A transactions in China due to the Ministry of Commerce’s extensive and demanding review period..
Marc Waha comments on China’s decision to fine six milk powder producers for price fixing and anti-competitive behaviour..