On April 16, the CEO of the Hong Kong Competition Commission, Brent Snyder, announced extensive changes to the agency’s leniency program, aligning Hong Kong’s program more closely with the U.S.’s. Snyder previously served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for criminal enforcement at the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, so these changes do not come as a complete surprise. Our team compares the most significant changes in this alert. Further updates to come from our team in Hong Kong for the second part of the two-part client alert series.