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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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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Comments Invited on the draft National Competition Policy version – II

Corporate Law - Comments Invited By 19th September, 2011 from chambers of the industries, corporates, law firms, members of civil society or other stakeholders on the draft National Competition Policy version - II to the Ministry. Comments can be sent by mail at dircs@mca.gov.in....

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Constitution of Committee on National Competition Policy and related matters

Corporate Law - A Committee comprising of following is appointed with the approval of competent authority, on framing of National Competition Policy and related matters: - 1. Shri Dhanendra Kumar, Chairman 2. Shri Sudhir Mital, Additional Secretary, MCA 3. Shri Pradeep S. Mehta, Secretary General, CUTS International 4. Shri Pallavi Shroff, Expert Adv...

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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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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 ...

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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...

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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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CCI exempts 'enterprises' having asset value of upto Rs. 350 crores from ambit of combination provisions

S.O. 674(E) - (04/03/2016) - 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 an enterprise, whose control, shares, voting rights or assets are being acquired has either assets of the value of not more than rupee...

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Recent Posts in "National Competition Policy"

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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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 section 23A of the Regional Rural Banks...

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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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No predatory pricing by WhatsApp by not charging any subscription fee

Shri Vinod Kumar Gupta, Chartered Accountant Vs. WhatsApp Inc. (Competition Commission of India)

The Informant is stated to be a Chartered Accountant and has filed the present information on behalf of Fight for Transparency Society. As per the information, OP is a provider of consumer communication services via a mobile app called ‘WhatsApp’ which is a proprietary, cross-platform,, encrypted instant messaging services for smartph...

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CCI imposes penalty for anti-competitive conduct on Hyundai Motor

Fx Enterprise Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Hyundai Motor India Limited (Competition Commission of India)

CCI issues order against Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) for anti-competitive conduct, imposes penalty of Rs. 87 crore for the anti-competitive conduct....

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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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