Ken Dai is the partner of Dentons Shanghai office and the co-chair of the Dentons China competition and antitrust practice. Ken specialises in antitrust investigation, antitrust compliance, merger filing and private antitrust litigation. Ken earned his LLB from the China University of Political Science and Law, and his LLM from the University of Bristol in the UK.
Ken was one of the first lawyers to practise antitrust law in China. Ken has advised certain multinational companies on establishing antitrust law manuals and compliance programmes. He has also advised numerous multinationals on the application of the PRC Anti-monopoly Law and enforcement policies in relation to distribution practices in China. In addition, Ken has a diversity of experience advising both foreign companies and domestic enterprises in making merger filings before SAMR and MOFCOM. Furthermore, he has regularly assisted and represented certain enterprises in completing and bringing private antitrust litigations in China. Ken also has experience advising companies in handling the legal issues between intellectual property rights and antitrust laws.
Currently, Ken is a council member of the Shanghai Law Society competition committee, and of the Asia Competition Association (ACA). He is also a member of the International Bar Association antitrust committee and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association competition committee; an adjunct professor at Koguan School of Law at Shanghai Jiaotong University; and a columnist for Forbes China.Ken’s working languages include Chinese, English and Cantonese.