Professor Mark Williams

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Mark Williams is Professor of Law in University of Melbourne Law School and teaches competition law, Hong Kong company/commercial law, corporate social responsibility and People’s Republic of China (PRC) economic law. He has published in various leading law journals, including the Journal of Business Law, the Competition Review, the Antitrust Bulletin and the Competition Policy International. He has also contributed to books and studies on competition-related topics and has undertaken consultancy work in the competition law field for the Japanese and Chinese governments as well as leading law firms. He is a regular speaker at various business groups’ seminars and conferences. His book Competition Policy and Law in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan was published in 2005 and his new co-authored book on Secured Finance Law in China and Hong Kong was published in 2010 and edited a new book on the Political Economy of Competition Law published in 2013.

Mark Williams is Professor of Law and teaches competition law with an interest in Asian competition generally and that of China and Hong Kong more particularly. He also teaches company and commercial law, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, again with a particular interest in Asian jurisdictions, and the economic law of the People's Republic of China. He has taught for 25 years in the UK, Hong Kong, China and now Australia at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has acted as a doctoral examiner for several leading law schools.

He has published in various leading law journals, including the Journal of Business Law, The Competition Review, The Antitrust Bulletin and the Competition Policy International. He is the author of several monographs on competition and commercial law. He has also contributed chapters to monographs and studies on competition and commercial law-related topics.

He has undertaken consultancy assignments in the competition law field for the Japanese and Chinese governments, APEC and ASEAN as well as for leading international law firms.

He is a regular speaker at various international academic conferences and professional and business groups’ seminars. He has been a regular contributor to international competition events hosted by the United Nations, ASEAN and APEC. He is well connected with professional bodies in Hong Kong such as the Institute of Company Secretaries and Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was also the founder of the Asian Competition Forum and has been its Executive Director since 2005. He was appointed in July 2013 to be a member of the Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board in Hong Kong.

Teaching

Melbourne Law Masters

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