Michael Gu is a founding partner and a principal competition partner of AnJie Law Firm based in Beijing. Mr Gu was a principal competition partner of another leading PRC firm prior to funding AnJie. Mr Gu also spent five years at the competition practices of Linklaters and Allen & Overy. He is among the few top practitioners in China who can provide clients with a full range of cutting-edge legal advice on all types of antitrust matters in China, covering merger filings, antitrust investigations, antitrust civil litigations and compliance audit and trainings.
Michael Gu has a strong background in both legal education and economic research. He studied EU competition law under the EU-China Legal and Judicial Co-operation Program, sponsored by the PRC Ministry of Justice and European Commission, from 2002 to 2003. He also holds a master’s degree from the China Center for Economic Research at Peking University.
Antitrust Deal Sheet
As a competition law pioneer in China, Mr Gu has secured merger clearance from the Ministry of Commerce of the PRC (MOFCOM) for numerous merger transactions involving variety of industries (e.g. healthcare, pharmaceutical, electronics, manufacturing, consumer products, telecommunications, transportation, energy, financial service, etc.) Particularly in 2008, Mr Gu successfully submitted the first merger filing under the Anti-Monopoly Law which also received the first approval from the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of the MOFCOM. Mr Gu has also represented clients in high-profile antitrust investigation proceedings, antitrust civil litigations and leniency programs. In addition, Mr Gu frequently provides strategic preventive advices to clients with respect to the potential antitrust risks associated with distribution agreements, IP licensing, restrictive measures, marketing events, pricing and bidding process, etc.
Michael Gu has actively participated in the drafting process of the PRC Anti-monopoly Law and its implementing rules. He has submitted numerous suggestions and comments to the relevant legislative authorities. He has also been invited to present keynote speeches on the topics of anti-monopoly law and other legal issues at various seminars.
顾正平迄今已有超过23年的专职律师经验，服务过上百家全球500强企业和大型国有企业、领军民营企业等。顾正平律师为安杰律师事务所创始合伙人、执行合伙人及反垄断业务主要负责合伙人。在创办安杰之前，顾律师为中伦律师事务所的合伙人。在加入中伦之前，顾律师曾先后在英国年利达(Linklaters)、英国安理(Allen & Overy)等国际顶级律师事务所执业多年，担任高级中国法律顾问。