December 31, 2015

2015

These Section comments were submitted and cleared in accordance with ABA Blanket Authority Policy.  Please note that Blanket Authority is effective for two years from the date of submission, unless granted under “Expedited” procedure, in which case it is effective for 90 days from the date of submission.

  • Comments of the American Bar Association’s Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law in Response to the Singapore Competition Commission’s Proposed Changes to Certain Guidelines Issued Under the Competition Act
    (November 16, 2015) 
    Cover Letter • Comments


  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association’s Sections of Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law, and Science & Technology Law on Revisions to the Korea Fair Trade Commission’s Review Guidelines on Unfair Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights
    (October 30, 2015)
    Cover LetterComments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association’s Sections Of Antitrust Law And International Law In Response To The Hong Kong Competition Commission’s September 23, 2015 Draft Leniency Policy For Undertakings Engaged In Cartel Conduct
    (October 30, 2015)
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  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law to the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce on the Draft Legislative Proposal of the Congress of Colombia Regarding the Enactment and Modification of Rules and Regulations Regarding the Protection of Competition
    (October 21, 2015)
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  • Comments of The American Bar Association’s Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the Draft Guidelines on Competition Compliance Programs Issued By the Administrative Council for Economic Defense of Brazil
    (October 19, 2015)
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  • Responses of ABA Sections of Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law and Science & Technology Law to the Questionnaire on IP Misuse Antitrust Guidelines (Expert Questionnaire) of China’s National Development and Reform Commission
    (October 15, 2015)
    Cover Letter • Comments


  • Report of the Task Force on Foreign Investment Review
    (September 28, 2015)



  • Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law, International Law, And Intellectual Property Law on the Canadian Competition Bureau's Draft Updated Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines
    (August 10, 2015)
    Cover LetterComments

  • Comments on Proposed Priorities for Amendment Cycle Ending May 1, 2016 (July 27, 2015)
    Cover Letter and Comments


  • Joint Comments of the ABA Sections of Antitrust Law and Section of International Law in Response to the Israel Antitrust Authority’s Draft Revisions to the Israel Merger Control Regime
    (June 10, 2015)
    Cover LetterComments

  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law and Section of International Law on the Draft Merger Notification Guidelines of the Mexican Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica
    (June 5, 2015)
    Cover LetterComments

  • Comments of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law on the Draft Bill Amending the Competition Act Issued by the Republic of Chile
    (May 15, 2015) 
    Cover Letter • Comments

  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association’s Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the Canadian Government's Proposed Price Transparency Act (Bill C-49)
    (May 5, 2015)
    Cover LetterComments

  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association’s Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the Preliminary Draft Bill for the Protection of Personal Data for the Republic of Brazil
    (April 30, 2015)
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  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the Draft Guidance on the Voluntary Redress Scheme Issued by the United Kingdom Competition and Markets Authority
    (April 13, 2015)
    Cover Letter • Comments

  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law and International Law (The Sections) On the Canadian Competition Bureau’s White Paper on Patent Litigation Settlement Agreements
    (March 31, 2015)
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  • Comments of the American Bar Association’s Sections Of Antitrust Law And International Law on the Public Comment Draft Interpretations of the Supreme People’s Court on Issues Related to the Application of Laws in Reviewing Act Preservation Cases of Disputes Over Intellectual Property Rights and Competition
    (March 27, 2015)
    Cover Letter (English, Chinese) • Comments (English, Chinese)

  • Joint Comments of the ABA Sections Of Antitrust Law And International Law on the Public Consultation Version of the Guidelines on Leniency In Cartel Cases In Chile Published by the Fiscalia Nacional Economica
    (February 27, 2015)
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  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on Draft Guidelines on Administrative Penalties Issued by the South African Competition Commission
    (February 13, 2015)
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  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law, Science and Technology Law, and International Law In Response to the European Commission's Consultation on Patents and Standards
    (February 13, 2015) 
    Cover Letter • Comments
  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association’s Sections of Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law, Science & Technology Law, And International Law on the Draft Template for IPR Policies in Industry Standards Organizations Issued By The Electronic Intellectual Property Center of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology [in Chinese and English]
    Cover LetterComments
    (January 29, 2015)