Dr. QiangXue

Registered Foreign Lawyer (New York)

Hong Kong + 852.3189.7298 Beijing + 86.10.5866.1218

Dr. Qiang Xue is a partner at Jones Day. He represents clients in all aspects of antitrust law, including government investigations, merger reviews, and private litigations. His recent experience includes Bombardier Transportation's acquisition by Alstom, PotashCorp's merger-of-equals with Agrium, and high-profile investigations in the health care, semiconductor, automobile, and banking industries.

In addition, Qiang has extensive experience in competition law enforcement and government regulation out of China. He served secondments with the Directorate-General for Competition of the European Commission and with the Fair Trading Office of the United Kingdom in 2011 and 2012. He also worked in Jones Day's Washington, D.C. antitrust and government regulation practices (economic sanctions and export control). He recently assisted a major Chinese financial institution in a matter relating to a significant U.S. government investigation and a leading Chinese transportation company in defending a U.S. antitrust investigation. He also regularly advises clients on the EU's Foreign Subsidies Regulation (FSR).

From 2006 to 2014, Qiang held various positions in the National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC), the predecessor of the State Administration for Market Regulation of China (SAMR), and was involved in drafting the Anti-Monopoly Law of 2007 and many other high-profile enforcement activities.

Qiang has published numerous articles on antitrust and government regulation and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. He teaches antitrust and government regulation-related courses at Peking University and Central University of Finance and Economics. Qiang is also an expert member of the China National Corporate Compliance Committee and the Beijing Administration for Market Regulation.


  • WEG acquires industrial electric motors and generators business from Regal Rexnord CorporationJones Day advised WEG S.A. in the $400 million acquisition of the industrial electric motors and generators business of Regal Rexnord Corporation.
  • Marubeni sells global grain business of Gavilon Agriculture InvestmentJones Day advised Marubeni Corporation in the sale of the global grain business of Gavilon Agriculture Investment, Inc. to Viterra Limited, following a reorganization of Gavilon’s structure.
  • Avient acquires DSM Protective Materials businessJones Day advised Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT), a leading provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions, in the $1.485 billion acquisition and financing of Koninklijke DSM N.V.’s protective materials business, a leading specialty engineered materials business built around the invention of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber.
  • Albaugh acquires RotamJones Day advised Albaugh, LLC in the $197.5 acquisition of Rotam Global AgroSciences Limited, a company headquartered in Hong Kong and publicly listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
  • Valmet completes statutory merger with NelesJones Day served as global merger control and foreign direct investment counsel to Valmet Oyj (excluding Finland) in its statutory merger with Neles Corporation.
  • Bombardier sells transportation business to Alstom for €6.2 billionJones Day served as antitrust and French corporate counsel in the €6.2 billion sale of Bombardier Inc.'s transportation business to Alstom S.A.
  • Diodes acquires Lite-On Semiconductor Corporation for approximately $446 millionJones Day advised the Special Committee of the Board of Diodes Incorporated in the acquisition of Lite-On Semiconductor Corporation for approximately $446 million in cash.
  • Chinese financial institution responds to subpoena for records in major U.S. investigationJones Day represented a Chinese financial institution in a matter relating to a significant U.S. government investigation.
  • JERA acquires minority stake in Formosa 1 offshore wind power projectJones Day advised JERA in the acquisition of a minority stake in the Formosa 1 offshore wind power project, located off the north-western coast of Taiwan.
  • LORD Corporation acquired by Parker Hannifin for $3.675 billionJones Day advised LORD Corporation in its $3.675 billion acquisition by Parker Hannifin Corporation.
  • PotashCorp combines with Agrium in $38 billion merger-of-equalsJones Day advised PotashCorp in its $38 billion all-stock merger-of-equals with Agrium.
  • Linear Technology acquired by Analog Devices for $14.8 billionJones Day advised Linear Technology Corporation on its sale to Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Hill-Rom acquires Mortara Instrument for $330 millionJones Day advised Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of Mortara Instrument, Inc., a privately held leader in diagnostic cardiology and patient monitoring solutions, technologies, and devices, for $330 million in cash.
  • CommScope acquires TE Connectivity's network business for $3 billionJones Day acted as worldwide antitrust counsel to CommScope Holding Company, Inc., a global network infrastructure and connectivity provider based in North Carolina, on its $3 billion acquisition of the Telecom, Enterprise and Wireless business of Switzerland-based electronics company TE Connectivity Ltd.
  • Additional Publications

    • April 2021
      "U.S. Antitrust LAW Developments" in the Report on Competition Law and Policy (2020) published by China Society for World Trade Organization Studies
    • December 2020
    • December 2019
      U.S. antitrust law developments chapter in Report on Competition Law and Policy of China (2018-2019) published by China Society for World Trade Organization Studies
    • January 2019
      Getting the Deal Through – Cartel Regulation 2019 (China section)
    • December 2018
      U.S. antitrust law developments chapter in Report on Competition Law and Policy of China (2017) published by China Society for World Trade Organization Studies

    Publications Prior to Jones Day

    December 2014
    Change of Relationship of Industrial Policy and Competition Policy in Japan, China Economic Herald

    December 2014
    Suspension of Investigation in Anti-Price Monopoly Enforcement, Price Theory and Practice

    September 2014
    Legal Liability for Price Monopoly Behaviors, Price Supervision and Anti-Monopoly in China

    August 2014
    Leniency Program in Anti-Price Monopoly Enforcement, Price Theory and Practice

    July 2013
    Anti-Cartel Law and Enforcement in China — A Survey, China's Anti-Monopoly Law:  The First Five Years (Wolters Kluwer)

    November 2012
    The Best Policy Arrangements to Deter Monopoly Agreements, China Price Supervision and Check

    September 2012
    Analysis Framework for Finding Market Dominance in EU, China Price Supervision and Check

    August 2012
    The methodology of Deciding Appropriate Anti-Monopoly Fine, China Price Supervision and Check

    July 2012
    Anti-Monopoly Enforcement Practices and the Relevant Lessons, China Price Supervision and Check

    August 2011
    How to Apply the Anti-Price Monopoly Regulation and the Regulation on Anti-Price Monopoly Administrative Enforcement Procedure, China Price Supervision and Check

    January 2011
    Anti-Monopoly Enforcements in Financial Sectors in Relevant Jurisdictions, China Price Supervision and Check

    August 2009
    Undertaking's Price Behaviors from the AML Perspective — Loyalty Rebate as an Example, China Price

    November 2007
    Several Legal Issues on the Anti-Monopoly Law, China Price Supervision and Check

    Additional Speaking Engagements

    • October 14, 2021
      The Impact of China’s New Data Laws on Dealing with U.S. Subpoenas and Document Requests, Jones Day Webinar
    • 2021
    • November 22, 2020
      2020 Trade Finance Annual Conference held by China Chamber of International Commerce (“CCOIC”)
    • 2020
    • 2019
    • 2019
      Main Legal Risks and Compliance Measures on Antitrust, Export Control and Economic Sanctions, a series of trainings held by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)
    • November 27, 2019
      Main Compliance Risks for Chinese Companies Operating Overseas, 2019 International Commercial & Legal Cooperation Forum, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)
    • November 27, 2019
      中国企业海外合规风险及应对,2019 国际商事法律合作论坛,中国国际贸易促进委员会
    • November 20, 2019
    • November 20, 2019
      Panelist, Latest Development in International Anti-Monopoly Law, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and China University of Political Science and Law
    • November 1, 2019
      2019企业合规国际论坛, 全国企业合规委员会
    • November 1, 2019
      Panelist, 2019 International Corporate Compliance Forum, National Corporate Compliance Committee of China
    • November 29, 2018
      New Antitrust Agency in Place, What We Expect for China Antitrust Enforcement, Global Antitrust & Competition Law Forum, Monte Jade Science and Technology Association of Taiwan and Jones Day
    • April 2018
      Moderator for antitrust, economic sanctions, export control and CFIUS sessions, 2018 Jones Day Overseas Compliance Seminar Series
    • January 23, 2018
      Managing Antitrust Risks in Business, CLE Academy Shanghai 2018
    • November 2017
      Overseas Antitrust Risks for Chinese Aviation Companies, 2017 conference of Aviation Section of China Law Society
    • August 2017
      Introduction to Overseas Antitrust Risks
    • July 27, 2017
      Antitrust Enforcement and International Trade, Jones Day "Litigations and investigations in U.S." seminar
    • February 16, 2017
      China's Merger Control--Rules, Cases and Trends, the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University

    Speaking Engagements Prior to Jones Day

    December 12, 2014
    Key Procedural Issues in Anti-Monopoly Investigation
    Chengdu, China

    June 13, 2014
    Recent Developments in Anti-Price Monopoly Enforcement by NDRC
    Tokyo, Japan

    July 10, 2013
    New Measures on Reporting by Local Anti-Monopoly Authorities to NDRC to Enhance Enforcement Consistency
    Brussels, Belgium

    April 26, 2013
    How to Collect and Utilize Evidence in Anti-Monopoly Enforcement
    Jinan, China

    November 14, 2012
    Some Key Legal Issues in Implementation of AML
    Hefei, China

    March 22, 2012
    Recent Development in China's Anti- Monopoly Law — New Rules and Cases, DG Competition, EU Commission
    Brussels, Belgium

    March 7, 2012
    Overview of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law—Agencies, Rules and Cases, Helsinki University
    Helsinki, Finland

    September 16, 2011
    NDRC's Anti-Price Monopoly Enforcement Practices, Asian Competition Association 2011 Annual Conference
    Tokyo, Japan

    March 2, 2011
    An Introduction to NDRC's Anti-Price Monopoly Enforcement

    April 23, 2011
    Recent Development of NDRC's Rules on Abuse of Dominance
    Seoul, Korea