Mr. Cheng Liu is a partner at King and Wood Mallesons. Cheng has more than 15 years working experience in antitrust and competition law since 2005. He regularly advises clients on Chinese antitrust and competition matters and has represented numerous multinational companies and Chinese companies in their merger filings at Chinese authority, including a number of high profile transactions. He provides advice on antitrust compliance for the clients’ business model, and delivers antitrust trainings. He also advises clients in dealing with antitrust investigations by the authorities. His experiences cover industries including internet, automobile, machinery, dairy, foods, chemical, energy, real estate, IT, trade, etc. Cheng has been recognized by many global media as one of the leading competition lawyers in China, including IFLR 1000 (2013-2018, 2021) as a leading competition lawyer (band 1) in China, Chambers, Global competition Review, and Asialaw Profiles. Cheng is an expert advisor for the ICC Commission on Competition and its special committee of the International Trade and State Aid, and has also been appointed as the competition law expert by Beijing Administration for Market Regulation and Hubei Province Administration for Market Regulation.

2023 Awards

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2021 Awards


Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Digital

Winner, 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Asian Antitrust

Nominee, 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Asian Antitrust

Nominee, 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Intellectual Property

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