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Consumer Favouritism And Mergers: Rethinking CCI’s Consumer Welfare Approach In Light Of Objectives Of Competition Law

INTRODUCTION The Competition Commission of India’s handling of mergers in recent times is surreptiously paving the way for Monopolies in Indian markets. The justification behind allowing mergers to take place is to promote economic efficiency using competition as means for creating a market responsive to consumer preferences. Consumer W...

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Alleged unfair pricing by super-specialty hospitals: CCI widens investigation scope

CCI orders widening the scope of investigation by the Director General in the matter relating to alleged unfair pricing by super-specialty hospitals in and around Delhi The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is inquiring into a matter (Case No. 77 of 2015) for alleged violation of provisions of Section 3 and 4 of the Competition [&hell...

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CCI order regarding cartelisation in Indian Zinc-Carbon Dry Cell Batteries Market 

Re. Panasonic Corporation, Japan & Others (Competition Commission of India)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) passed a final order imposing penalty on Panasonic Energy India Co. Limited Panasonic) and Geep Industries (India) Private Limited (Geep) for colluding to fix prices of zinc-carbon dry cell batteries in India. In respect of Panasonic, CCI granted 100 percent reduction in penalty by invoking the pr...

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CCI penalises All India Chess Federation for abuse of dominant position

Hemant Sharma & Others Vs. All India Chess Federation (Competition Commission of India)

CCI issues order against All India Chess Federation for abuse of dominant position and imposition of unreasonable vertical restraints on chess players and organisation of chess events; Imposes penalty of Rs. 6.92 lakhs on AICF for the Anti-Competitive conduct....

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CCI penalises SALPG for terminalling services at Visakhapatnam Port

East India Petroleum Pvt. Ltd. (EIPL) Vs. South Asia LPG Company Pvt. Ltd. (SALPG) (CCI)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) issues order against South Asia LPG Company Pvt. Ltd. (SALPG) for abuse of dominant position for terminalling services at Visakhapatnam Port; imposes penalty of Rs. 19.07 crore on SALPG....

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CCI penalises Sports Broadcasters for rigging bids in tenders

Sports Broadcasters. Vs. Essel Shyam Communication Limited & others (CCI)

Sports Broadcasters. Vs. Essel Shyam Communication Limited & others (CCI) CCI passes order under Lesser Penalty Provisions against broadcasting service providers for rigging bids in tenders by Sports Broadcasters This case was taken up by Competition Commission of India (‘CCI’) suo motu under Section 19 of the Competition Act, 200...

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Online System to determine notifiability of M&A in terms of Competition 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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Deferring Release of a movie to Avoid Clash with other movie Not an Anti-Competitive Practice: CIC

Shri Kshitiz Arya Vs Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd (Competition Commission of India)

Shri Kshitiz Arya Vs Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd (Competition Commission of India) It is observed that the releasing of a movie is a strategic and tactical business decision taken by the producers. The makers of a film have to consider a lot of factors before releasing the movies for distribution such as market targeting, branding […]...

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CCI decides two Penalty cases relating to tenders of Pune Municipality

CCI passed final order in two cases involving bid rigging/ collusion in three tenders floated by Pune Municipal Corporation for Design, Supply, Installation, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of Municipal Organic and Inorganic Solid Waste Processing Plant(s)...

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CCI penalises 3 Airlines for concerted action in fixing fuel surcharge

Express Industry Council of India Vs. Jet Airways (India) Ltd. & Others (Competition Commission of India)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) imposes penalties upon three Airlines for concerted action in fixing and revising fuel surcharge (FSC) on cargo transport The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed penalties upon 3 Airlines for concerted action in fixing and revising Fuel Surcharge (FSC) – a component of freight ...

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