National Competition Policy

FAQs on Competition Compliance Programme for Enterprises

Corporate Law - Compliance involves the active efforts on the part of an enterprise to comply with the provisions of the Act. When the enterprise takes certain necessary and concrete steps to ensure that knowingly or unknowingly it does not infringe the provisions of the Competition Act, 2002, it can be stated to follow a ‘Competition Compliance Progra...

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CAIT demands investigation into unholy nexus between banks & foreign- funded eCommerce companies

Corporate Law - CAIT demanded Investigation into unholy nexus of Banks with E commerce Companies to differentiate consumers Gross Violation of Right to Equality, FDI Policy and Competition Act. Confederation of All India Traders “Vyapar Bhawan” 925/1, Naiwala, Karol Bagh, New Delhi-110005, Phone: +91-11-45032664, Telefax +91-11-45032665 E-mail: team...

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CCI finds conduct & practice of JP Associates in contravention of Law

Corporate Law - Competition Commission of India finds the conduct and practice of Jaiprakash Associates Limited to be in contravention of Competition Law The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found Jaiprakash Associates Limited (JAL) to be in contravention of the provisions of Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002 (Act) for abuse of dominant pos...

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Reliance JIO announces Tariff Plans applicable from 01.04.2017

Corporate Law - Jio Prime Members will be able to enjoy the unlimited benefits of the existing Jio Happy New Offer for another full year or till 31 March 2018 for a nominal, one-time enrolment fee of just Rs. 99/- and a rock-bottom introductory price of only Rs. 303/- per month or effectively at just Rs. 10/- per day!...

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The salient features of Draft National Competition Policy

Corporate Law - Government had constituted a Committee for drafting the National Competition Policy with a view to achieve highest sustainable levels of economic growth, entrepreneurship, employment, higher standards of living for citizens, protect economic rights for just, equitable, inclusive and sustainable economic and social development, promote eco...

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2nd Round of Consultations on te Revised Version of National Competition Policy Begins Tomorrow

Corporate Law - The Second round of consultations on the revised version of National Competition Policy will held tomorrow at FICCI, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi. The Union Minister for Corporate Affairs Dr. M.Veerappa Moily will chair the consultations. ...

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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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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 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 unde...

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Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022

Bill No. 185 of 2022 - (02/08/2022) - Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022 is Introduced in Lok Sabha to amend the Competition Act, 2002 and to provides for the following, namely:— (a) changes in certain definitions like ‘enterprise’, ‘relevant product market’, ‘Group’, ‘Control’, etc., to...

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Sec. 54 (a) Competition Act, 2002: Central Govt, exempts Regional Rural Banks

S.O. 2561(E) - (10/08/2017) - S.O. 2561(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 exempts the Regional Rural Banks in respect of which the Central Government has issued a notification under sub-section (1) of...

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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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Vessels sharing agreements of liner shipping out of CCI Purview-Reg.

Notification No. S.O. 950(E) - (21/03/2017) - Central Govt exempts Vessels Sharing Agreements of Liner Shipping Industry from provisions of section 3 of Competition Act, 2012 for a period of three months WEF 21.03.2017...

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CCI exempts Group exercising less than 50% of voting rights

S.O. 673(E) - (04/03/2016) - Central Government, in public interest, hereby exempts the ‘Group’ exercising less than fifty per cent. of voting rights in other enterprise from the provisions of section 5 of the said Act for a period of five years with effect from the date of publication of this notification in the official g...

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Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022

Bill No. 185 of 2022 02/08/2022

Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022 is Introduced in Lok Sabha to amend the Competition Act, 2002 and to provides for the following, namely:— (a) changes in certain definitions like ‘enterprise’, ‘relevant product market’, ‘Group’, ‘Control’, etc., to provide clarity; (b) broadening the sco...

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CAIT demands investigation into unholy nexus between banks & foreign- funded eCommerce companies

CAIT demanded Investigation into unholy nexus of Banks with E commerce Companies to differentiate consumers Gross Violation of Right to Equality, FDI Policy and Competition Act. Confederation of All India Traders “Vyapar Bhawan” 925/1, Naiwala, Karol Bagh, New Delhi-110005, Phone: +91-11-45032664, Telefax +91-11-45032665 E-mail: team...

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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 that WhatsApp will leverage its dominance ...

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CCI finds conduct & practice of JP Associates in contravention of Law

Competition Commission of India finds the conduct and practice of Jaiprakash Associates Limited to be in contravention of Competition Law The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found Jaiprakash Associates Limited (JAL) to be in contravention of the provisions of Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002 (Act) for abuse of dominant pos...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

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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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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BCCI guilty of abusing its dominant position; CCI Imposes penalty for Anti-Competitive conduct

Surinder Singh Barmi Vs. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (Compensation Commission of India)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) issues order against Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for abuse of dominant position for imposing restriction that deny access to the market for organization of Professional Domestic Cricket League/ Events; Imposes penalty of Rs. 52.24 crore on BCCI for the Anti-Competitive conduct....

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Grasim & others guilty of bid rigging Delhi Jal Board tenders: CCI

Delhi Jal Board Vs. Grasim Industries Ltd. & others ( Competition Commission of India)

CCI issues order against Grasim Industries Limited, Aditya Birla Chemicals (India) Ltd. and Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd. for bid rigging Delhi Jal Board tenders for supply of Poly Aluminium Chloride; Imposes penalty of Rs. 2.30 crore, Rs. 2.09 crore and Rs. 1.88 crore upon GIL, ABCIL and GACL for the anti-competitive conduct. The C...

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