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Ministry of Commerce launches antitrust review of Uber’s sale of its China business to rival Didi Chuxing

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
idi initially claimed that its purchase of Uber's China business was not subject to review by regulators, and legal experts noted that the acquisition is still likely to be approved. “The opening of an investigation does not mean there has been a violation of China’s antimonopoly law,” noted one lawyer.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.