Cleary Gottlieb Receives Two Institute of Competition Law Antitrust Writing Awards and Wins Newsletter

March 26, 2014

Two articles authored by Cleary Gottlieb lawyers won Institute of Competition Law Antitrust Writing Awards, winning both of the Asia Antitrust categories in this annual competition. The firm was also top-ranked in a number of categories in the Institute’s Antitrust Newsletters Ranking, including “Best Antitrust” and “Best Asian Antitrust” newsletters. The awards were announced at the Institute’s awards dinner on March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. 

George S. Cary and Elaine Ewing’s article, “Divergence Then and Now: What Does the U.S./EU Experience Tell Us About Convergence With MOFCOM?” was selected as the winner of the Academic category for Asian Antitrust. Cunzhen Huang’s article (co-authored with Fei Deng from Edgeworth Economics) “A Five Year Review of Merger Enforcement in China” was selected as the winner of the Business category for Asian Antitrust.

The short list was selected by the Awards’ Steering Committee and online reader votes. Winners in each category were chosen by the Awards’ Board: Douglas Ginsburg (Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit; George Mason University Adjunct Professor), Frédéric Jenny (OECD Competition Committee Chairman), William Kovacic (George Washington University Law School Professor; former FTC Chairman), Andreas Mundt (President of the German Federal Cartel Office; International Competition Network Chairman), Howard Shelanski (Georgetown University Professor) and Joshua Wright (FTC Commissioner; George Mason University School of Law Professor).

The Institute of Competition Law publishes Concurrences, a quarterly peer-reviewed journal dedicated to EU and national antitrust law. For more information, please visit their website.