Former senior U.S. antitrust official takes the top job at the Hong Kong Competition Commission

The Hong Kong Competition Commission announced today that Brent Snyder, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for criminal antitrust enforcement at the U.S. Department of Justice, has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer. Brent Snyder brings with him over 14 years of U.S. antitrust enforcement experience, including since 2013 serving as the head of criminal antitrust enforcement. Brent Snyder’s arrival in Hong Kong comes at a critical time for competition law enforcement in the city, amid public and political pressures in favour of a more vigorous approach to enforcement.

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