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A. Scope

The First Conduct Rule seeks to prohibit any arrangement between independent market participants (whether they are competitors or not) which has the object or effect of preventing, restricting or distorting competition in Hong Kong. Without limiting the general scope of its application, the Commission’s Guideline on the First Conduct Rule discusses how, in the Commission’s view, the First Conduct Rule is applicable to the following conduct (amongst others):


[Source: Competition Commission’s website – Overview]