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Competition Appellate Tribunal (Term of the Selection Committee and the Manner of Selection of Panel of Names) Amendment Rules, 2014

Corporate Law - MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 15th October, 2014 G.S.R. 728(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (mb) of sub-section (2) of section 63 read with sub-section (2) of Section 53E of the Competition Act, 2002 (12 of 2003), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules to amend the Competiti...

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CCI Imposes Penalty on Dr. L.H.Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai

Corporate Law - Competition Commission of India(CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs.3.81 crore on Dr. L.H.Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai for violation of Section 3 & 4 of the Competition Act. The informant Mr. Ramakant Kini had approached CCI alleging that the hospital had abused...

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FAQs on Competition Commission of India (CCI)

Corporate Law - What is competition in the market? • In common parlance, competition in the market means sellers striving independently for buyers’ patronage to maximize profit (or other business objectives). • A buyer prefers to buy a product at a price that maximizes his benefits whereas the seller prefers to sell the product at a price that maxi...

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Competition Law- Brief study of Combination provisions effective 1 June, 2011

Corporate Law - The Competition Act, 2002 was enacted to regulate (a) anti-competitive agreements, (b) abuse of dominance, and (c) Combinations. The provisions relating to regulation of combinations (for instance mergers, acquisitions, amalgamations, takeovers etc.) had been in abeyance for some time. These have now been notified Vide Notification No. S....

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Salient features of Combination Regulation, 2011 issued by Competition Commission of India

Corporate Law - Competition Commission of India (CCI) has on 11 May 2011 issued the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the transaction of business relating to combinations) Regulations, 2011 (Combination Regulations) which deals with merger and acquisitions in India. The Combination Regulations shall come into force on 1 June 2011. C...

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CCI imposes penalty on Chemists & Druggists Association & Pharmaceutical Companies 

Corporate Law - Competition Commission of India (‘Commission’) has found Madhya Pradesh Chemists and Druggist Association (‘MPCDA’), Indore Chemists Association (‘ICA’), Himalaya Drug Company (‘HDC’) and Intas Pharmaceuticals Limited (‘IPL’) along with some of their office bearers/officials to be in contravention of the provisions of ...

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CCI decides Third Lesser Penalty case

Corporate Law - The Competition Commission of India (‘CCI’) passed a Final Order imposing penalty on Panasonic Energy India Co. Limited (‘Panasonic’) and Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Co. Limited (‘Godrej’) for colluding to fix prices of zinc-carbon dry cell batteries in India....

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CCI Policy Note on ‘Making Markets Work for Affordable Healthcare’

Corporate Law - Competition Commission of India brings-out Policy Note on ‘Making Markets Work for Affordable Healthcare’ Over the nine years of enforcement of the Competition Act, 2002 (the Act), the Competition Commission of India (‘the Commission’) has received 52 cases pertaining to the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector. The Commission, wh...

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CCI approves combination of Linde Aktiengesellschaft & Praxair, Inc.

Corporate Law - CCI approves the combination of Linde Aktiengesellschaft and Praxair, Inc. under Section 31(7) of the Competition Act, 2002, subject to modifications/remedies to address the Anti-competitive effects resulting from the said combination. On 11th January 2018, the Competition Commission of India  (Commission)  received a notice  ...

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Online System to determine notifiability of M&A in terms of Competition Law

Corporate Law - Competition Commission of India (CCI) launches an Online Guidance System for determining notifiability of Merger & Acquisitions in terms of the Competition Act, 2002. ...

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Presumptive inference provided by Informant cannot be basis for forming a prima facie opinion

Ravi Pal Vs All India Sugar Trade Association (AISTA) (CCI) - Ravi Pal Vs All India Sugar Trade Association (AISTA) (CCI) After appreciation of the allegations of the Informant and documents submitted including the oral submissions made by the Informant, the Commission is of the view that no evidence has been provided by the Informant to show that there was an...

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Motive Irrelevant In determining Abuse Of Dominance: CCI

Velankani Electronics Private Limited Vs Intel Corporation (Competition Commission of India) - Velankani Electronics Private Limited Vs Intel Corporation (Competition commission of India) The OP has also argued that it has no incentive to deny access to anyone to the Server or Server-Board market segment. The OP’s interests are aligned to ensure multiple manufacturers of Server-Boards and S...

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Rounding Off Railway Fares Prima Facie Abuse of Dominance: CCI

Mr. Meet Shah Vs Union of India, Ministry of Railway (Competition Commissioner of India) - Mr. Meet Shah Vs Union of India, Ministry of Railway (Competition Commissioner of India) Railway and IRCTC (Opposite Parties) have not been able to convince the Commission as to why the policy of rounding off of actual base fares to the next higher multiple of Rs.5 is applicable to the sale of onlin...

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CCI imposes penalties on Sugar Mills & their Associations for rigging bids

CCI imposes penalties on Sugar Mills & Associations for rigging bids - CCI imposes penalties upon Sugar Mills and their Associations for rigging the bids in respect of Joint Tender floated by Oil Marketing Companies for procurement of Ethanol for blending with Petrol ...

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NCLAT upheld Rs 6,700 cr CCI penalty for cartelisation on cement-makers’

Ambuja Cements Limited Vs Competition Commission of India & Ors. (NCLAT Delhi) - Ambuja Cements Limited Vs CCI & Ors. (NCLAT Delhi) The ‘Builders Association of India’ filed information under Section 19(1) (a) of the Competition Act, 2002, alleging anti-competitive agreement against the ‘Cement Manufactures’ Association’ (hereinafter referred to...

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Competition Commission of India amends Combination Regulations

F.No.CCI/CD/Amend/Comb.Regl./2018 - (09/10/2018) - Competition Commission of India (CCI), in continuation of its efforts towards simplifying and providing greater clarity on the application of the combination provisions of the Act and the Combination Regulations, has further amended the Combination Regulations on 09th October 2018....

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Govt. notifies amended regulation related to lesser penalty under CCI

Notification No. L-3(4)/Reg-L.P./2017-18/CCI - (08/08/2017) - Grant of lesser penalty.—Subject to the conditions laid down in regulation 3, the applicant and individual mentioned in sub-regulation (1A) of regulation 3 shall be granted benefit of lesser penalty than leviable under clause (b) of section 27 and section 48 of the Act, as the Commission may decid...

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Vessel sharing agreements on liner shipping outside CCI purview for 1 Year

Notification No. S.O. 1933(E). - (16/06/2017) - Central Government, in public interest, hereby exempts the Vessels Sharing Agreements of Liner Shipping Industry from the provisions of section 3 of the said Act, for a period of one year with effect from the 20th June, 2017...

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Reg. notification specifying Increase in thresholds of De Minimis Exemption

Notification No. S.O. 989(E) - (27/03/2017) - S.O. 989(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of section 54 of the Competition Act, 2002 (12 of 2003), the Central Government, in public interest, hereby rescinds the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, S.O. 674(E), dated the 4th March, 20...

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Notification on Exemption under section 5 of Competition Act, 2012

Notification No. S.O. 988(E) - (27/03/2017) - Where a portion of an enterprise or division or business is being acquired, taken control of, merged or amalgamated with another enterprise, the value of assets of the said portion or division or business and or attributable to it, shall be the relevant assets and turnover to be taken into account f...

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CCI imposes penalty on Chemists & Druggists Association & Pharmaceutical Companies 

Competition Commission of India (‘Commission’) has found Madhya Pradesh Chemists and Druggist Association (‘MPCDA’), Indore Chemists Association (‘ICA’), Himalaya Drug Company (‘HDC’) and Intas Pharmaceuticals Limited (‘IPL’) along with some of their office bearers/officials to be in contravention of the provisions of ...

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Presumptive inference provided by Informant cannot be basis for forming a prima facie opinion

Ravi Pal Vs All India Sugar Trade Association (AISTA) (CCI)

Ravi Pal Vs All India Sugar Trade Association (AISTA) (CCI) After appreciation of the allegations of the Informant and documents submitted including the oral submissions made by the Informant, the Commission is of the view that no evidence has been provided by the Informant to show that there was any meeting of minds between the […...

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CCI decides Third Lesser Penalty case

The Competition Commission of India (‘CCI’) passed a Final Order imposing penalty on Panasonic Energy India Co. Limited (‘Panasonic’) and Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Co. Limited (‘Godrej’) for colluding to fix prices of zinc-carbon dry cell batteries in India....

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Motive Irrelevant In determining Abuse Of Dominance: CCI

Velankani Electronics Private Limited Vs Intel Corporation (Competition Commission of India)

Velankani Electronics Private Limited Vs Intel Corporation (Competition commission of India) The OP has also argued that it has no incentive to deny access to anyone to the Server or Server-Board market segment. The OP’s interests are aligned to ensure multiple manufacturers of Server-Boards and Servers. Since the OP’s primary focus i...

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Rounding Off Railway Fares Prima Facie Abuse of Dominance: CCI

Mr. Meet Shah Vs Union of India, Ministry of Railway (Competition Commissioner of India)

Mr. Meet Shah Vs Union of India, Ministry of Railway (Competition Commissioner of India) Railway and IRCTC (Opposite Parties) have not been able to convince the Commission as to why the policy of rounding off of actual base fares to the next higher multiple of Rs.5 is applicable to the sale of online tickets, when […]...

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CCI Policy Note on ‘Making Markets Work for Affordable Healthcare’

Competition Commission of India brings-out Policy Note on ‘Making Markets Work for Affordable Healthcare’ Over the nine years of enforcement of the Competition Act, 2002 (the Act), the Competition Commission of India (‘the Commission’) has received 52 cases pertaining to the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector. The Commission, wh...

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Competition Commission of India amends Combination Regulations

F.No.CCI/CD/Amend/Comb.Regl./2018 (09/10/2018)

Competition Commission of India (CCI), in continuation of its efforts towards simplifying and providing greater clarity on the application of the combination provisions of the Act and the Combination Regulations, has further amended the Combination Regulations on 09th October 2018....

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CCI imposes penalties on Sugar Mills & their Associations for rigging bids

CCI imposes penalties on Sugar Mills & Associations for rigging bids

CCI imposes penalties upon Sugar Mills and their Associations for rigging the bids in respect of Joint Tender floated by Oil Marketing Companies for procurement of Ethanol for blending with Petrol ...

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CCI approves combination of Linde Aktiengesellschaft & Praxair, Inc.

CCI approves the combination of Linde Aktiengesellschaft and Praxair, Inc. under Section 31(7) of the Competition Act, 2002, subject to modifications/remedies to address the Anti-competitive effects resulting from the said combination. On 11th January 2018, the Competition Commission of India  (Commission)  received a notice  ...

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NCLAT upheld Rs 6,700 cr CCI penalty for cartelisation on cement-makers’

Ambuja Cements Limited Vs Competition Commission of India & Ors. (NCLAT Delhi)

Ambuja Cements Limited Vs CCI & Ors. (NCLAT Delhi) The ‘Builders Association of India’ filed information under Section 19(1) (a) of the Competition Act, 2002, alleging anti-competitive agreement against the ‘Cement Manufactures’ Association’ (hereinafter referred to as “CMA”- the ‘Opposi...

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