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Competition Commission of India (CCI) – January 2020 Updates

Corporate Law - 1. PRESS RELEASE No. 50/2020-21 – 8.01.2021  CCI approves acquisition of 100% shareholding of the Columbia Asia Hospitals Private Limited by Manipal Health Enterprises Private Limited. Manipal Health Enterprises Private Limited (Acquirer/MHEPL) is a part of Manipal Educational and Medical Group, operating a network of hospitals, pr...

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Competition Commission of India (CCI) – December 2020 Updates

Corporate Law - 1. PRESS RELEASE No. 49/2020-21 By way of the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the Transaction of Business relating to Combinations) Amendment Regulations, 2020, the Commission has deleted paragraph 5.7 of Form I, one of the formats prescribed for notification of proposed combinations. This was with a view to relax ...

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Legal Remedies available to a Home Buyer against the Builders

Corporate Law - Buying Home is a pleasant event for every person and owning a beautiful Home might be the biggest dream of their life. A person invests his hard earned money to get a shelter for his family but at times all these dreams are shattered....

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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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CCI amends one of the formats prescribed for notification of proposed combinations in Form I

Corporate Law - By way of the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the Transaction of Business relating to Combinations) Amendment Regulations, 2020, the Commission has deleted paragraph 5.7 of Form I, one of the formats prescribed for notification of proposed combinations....

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Initiatives undertaken by Ministry of Corporate Affairs in 2020

Corporate Law - 1. COMPETITION COMMISSION OF INDIA INTRODUCES GREEN CHANNEL ♣ Automatic and faster system of approval of combinations under Green Channel ♣ Under this process, the combination is deemed to have been approved upon filing the notice in the prescribed format. This system would significantly reduce time and cost of transactions. 2. DECRIM...

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CCI Issues SOP for Virtual Hearings

Corporate Law - COMPETITION COMMISSION OF INDIA Dated: 06.10.2020 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Virtual Hearings Authorized Representatives (Advocates/ Chartered Accountants/ Company Secretaries/ Cost Accountants) / Parties/ Parties-in-Person shall follow the following protocol for hearings through virtual mode: 1. For conducting hearings throug...

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CCI advises businesses not to take undue advantage of COVID-19

Corporate Law - Only such conduct of businesses which is necessary and proportionate to address concerns arising from COVID-19 will be considered. Businesses are, however, cautioned not to take advantage of COVID-19 to contravene any of the provisions of the Act....

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CCI revises Guidance Notes to Form-I under the Green Channel

Corporate Law - Ministry of Corporate Affairs CCI revises Guidance Notes to Form-I under the Green Channel The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has revised guidance notes to Form I with a view to incorporate the changes made in Green Channel. The revised Form I, under the Green Channel, will be used to file the notice under Section […]...

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CCI dismisses Plea Alleging Dominant Position abuse by Whatsapp & Facebook

Harshita Chawla Vs. WhatsApp Inc. & Facebook Inc. (Competition Commission of India) - Harshita Chawla Vs. WhatsApp Inc. & Facebook Inc. (Competition Commission of India) As regards the allegation of leveraging, the Commission does not agree with the Informant for reasons cited supra while dealing with the allegation under Section 4(2)(d) of the Act. The Informant has contended th...

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CCI closes complaint against West Bengal lotteries directorate, stockist

XYZ Vs Directorate of State Lotteries (Competition Commission of India) - XYZ Vs Directorate of State Lotteries (Competition Commission of India) Competition Commission has closed a complaint alleging unfair business practices by the Directorate of State Lotteries, West Bengal, and West Bengal Lottery Stockists Syndicate. Full Text of the order of Competition Commission o...

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CCI orders Anti-Trust Probe against Amazon/ Flipkart on 4 Issues

Delhi Vyapar Mahasangh Vs. Flipkart Internet Private Limited and its affiliated entities (Competition Commission of India) - On careful perusal of allegations levelled by the Informant and the documents provided, the Commission notes that there are four alleged practices on the marketplaces, namely, exclusive launch of mobile phones, preferred sellers on the marketplaces, deep discounting and preferential listing/promotio...

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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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CCI (Meeting for Transaction of Business) Amendment Regulations, 2021

F. No. R-40007/6/ Reg-Meeting/Noti/2021-CCI - (02/03/2021) - 1. (1) These regulations may be called the Competition Commission of India (Meeting for Transaction of Business) Amendment Regulations, 2021. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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CCI approves acquisition of 9.99% stake in Reliance Jio by Jaadhu Holdings LLC

(Release ID: 1634070) - (24/06/2020) - The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of 9.99% stake in Jio Platforms by Jaadhu Holdings LLC. The proposed combination envisages acquisition of approximately 9.99% stake inJio Platforms Limited (Jio Platforms) by Jaadhu Holdings LLC (Jaadhu)....

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Exemption to Banking Compares from Section 5 & 6 of Competition Act, 2002

Notification No. S.O. ........... (E) - (11/03/2020) - In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of section 54 of the Competition Act, 2002 (12 of 2003), the Central Government hereby exempts a Banking Company in respect of which the Central Government has issued a notification under Section 45 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (10 of 49), fro...

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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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CCI (Meeting for Transaction of Business) Amendment Regulations, 2021

F. No. R-40007/6/ Reg-Meeting/Noti/2021-CCI (02/03/2021)

1. (1) These regulations may be called the Competition Commission of India (Meeting for Transaction of Business) Amendment Regulations, 2021. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Competition Commission of India (CCI) – January 2020 Updates

1. PRESS RELEASE No. 50/2020-21 – 8.01.2021  CCI approves acquisition of 100% shareholding of the Columbia Asia Hospitals Private Limited by Manipal Health Enterprises Private Limited. Manipal Health Enterprises Private Limited (Acquirer/MHEPL) is a part of Manipal Educational and Medical Group, operating a network of hospitals, pr...

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Competition Commission of India (CCI) – December 2020 Updates

1. PRESS RELEASE No. 49/2020-21 By way of the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the Transaction of Business relating to Combinations) Amendment Regulations, 2020, the Commission has deleted paragraph 5.7 of Form I, one of the formats prescribed for notification of proposed combinations. This was with a view to relax ...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

CCI amends one of the formats prescribed for notification of proposed combinations in Form I

By way of the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the Transaction of Business relating to Combinations) Amendment Regulations, 2020, the Commission has deleted paragraph 5.7 of Form I, one of the formats prescribed for notification of proposed combinations....

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Initiatives undertaken by Ministry of Corporate Affairs in 2020

1. COMPETITION COMMISSION OF INDIA INTRODUCES GREEN CHANNEL ♣ Automatic and faster system of approval of combinations under Green Channel ♣ Under this process, the combination is deemed to have been approved upon filing the notice in the prescribed format. This system would significantly reduce time and cost of transactions. 2. DECRIM...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

CCI Issues SOP for Virtual Hearings

COMPETITION COMMISSION OF INDIA Dated: 06.10.2020 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Virtual Hearings Authorized Representatives (Advocates/ Chartered Accountants/ Company Secretaries/ Cost Accountants) / Parties/ Parties-in-Person shall follow the following protocol for hearings through virtual mode: 1. For conducting hearings throug...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

CCI dismisses Plea Alleging Dominant Position abuse by Whatsapp & Facebook

Harshita Chawla Vs. WhatsApp Inc. & Facebook Inc. (Competition Commission of India)

Harshita Chawla Vs. WhatsApp Inc. & Facebook Inc. (Competition Commission of India) As regards the allegation of leveraging, the Commission does not agree with the Informant for reasons cited supra while dealing with the allegation under Section 4(2)(d) of the Act. The Informant has contended that WhatsApp will leverage its dominance ...

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CCI approves acquisition of 9.99% stake in Reliance Jio by Jaadhu Holdings LLC

(Release ID: 1634070) (24/06/2020)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of 9.99% stake in Jio Platforms by Jaadhu Holdings LLC. The proposed combination envisages acquisition of approximately 9.99% stake inJio Platforms Limited (Jio Platforms) by Jaadhu Holdings LLC (Jaadhu)....

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CCI closes complaint against West Bengal lotteries directorate, stockist

XYZ Vs Directorate of State Lotteries (Competition Commission of India)

XYZ Vs Directorate of State Lotteries (Competition Commission of India) Competition Commission has closed a complaint alleging unfair business practices by the Directorate of State Lotteries, West Bengal, and West Bengal Lottery Stockists Syndicate. Full Text of the order of Competition Commission of India 1. The present Information has b...

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Legal Remedies available to a Home Buyer against the Builders

Buying Home is a pleasant event for every person and owning a beautiful Home might be the biggest dream of their life. A person invests his hard earned money to get a shelter for his family but at times all these dreams are shattered....

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

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