State Administration for ndustry and commerce to carry out antitrust assault on Microsoft

in July 28, 2014, the State Administration for Industry and commerce, organized by the Beijing Shanghai, Guangdong, Sichuan, Fujian, Hubei, Jiangsu, Chongqing, Hebei and other 9 provinces and cities hundreds of law enforcement officers of Microsoft Corp in the four premises in mainland Chinese, namely Microsoft (Chinese) Co., Ltd. and Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu branch, at the same time counter antitrust raids.

June 2013, according to the State Administration for Industry and commerce enterprise report reflects the Microsoft Corp compatibility issues exist for its Windows operating system and Office software related information is not fully disclosed by tying, file verification and other issues, Chinese suspected of violating the "anti-monopoly law" situation, carried out the verification.

verification, SAIC has interviewed the relevant enterprises and Microsoft Corp, the Microsoft Corp office on issues of concern to submit a report. Period, the relevant enterprises have also been reflected to the State Administration for Industry and commerce.

State Administration for Industry and commerce,

believes that after the preliminary verification can not eliminate the above-mentioned acts of Microsoft Corp have anti competitive suspicion. According to the law, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce on the alleged monopolistic behavior of Microsoft Corp investigation.

July 28, 2014, according to the provisions of the "anti-monopoly law", the State Administration for Industry and Commerce panel of Microsoft Corp in the four premises in mainland Chinese, namely Microsoft (Chinese) Co., Ltd. and Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu branch of simultaneous raids. Examined by the Microsoft Corp vice president, senior management and marketing, finance and other departments. Industrial and commercial law enforcement officers copied the Microsoft Corp part of the contract and financial statements, extracted from the computer, the server stored in the internal communication documents, e-mail and other large amounts of electronic data, seizure and seizure of 2 working computers. At present, the main part of the Microsoft Corp to be inspectors are not in the country, Beijing or not on the grounds, so that the surprise checks did not complete all inspection content.

SAIC has instructed the relevant personnel to the Microsoft Corp please SAIC inspected as soon as possible. In the event of the inspection of Chinese lawyers hired by Microsoft Corp witnessed the law enforcement activities of industrial and commercial law enforcement officers.

at present, the case is under investigation.