Competition
December 14, 2018

INDIA – COMPETITION LAW WRAP 2018

The Competition Act, 2002 (the “Act”) sets out the regime for anti-competitive practices and merger control in India.  While the...

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June 23, 2017

“DOMINANT” WHATSAPP NOT INDULGING IN PREDATORY PRICING IN INDIA

In 2009, the Indian government implemented the provisions for prohibition of anti-competitive agreements and abuse of dominant position in India under the Competition Act, 2002 (the “Act”). More recently, antitrust litigation has picked up in India as the general public is becoming aware of various issues such as price fixing, cartel formation, tying arrangements and predatory pricing.

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April 3, 2017

THE TARGET TEST EXEMPTION UNDER INDIA’S MERGER CONTROL REGIME TWEAKED

The Competition Act, 2002 read with the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in Regard to the Transaction of Business relating to Combinations) Regulations, 2011, deal with the merger control regime in India. On March 27, 2017, the Indian government issued a notification (the “ Notification”) changing the target test exemption.

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January 20, 2017

PENALTIES IN COMPETITION LAW VIOLATIONS IN INDIA

In June 2011, the Indian government implemented the merger control regime under the Competition Act, 2002 (the "Act") and the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the transaction of business relating to combinations) Regulations, 2011 (the " Regulations"). While the Competition Commission of India (the "CCI") is a fairly young regulator, over the years, the jurisprudence on Indian competition law and the merger control regime has developed substantially.

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June 17, 2016

INDIAN MERGER CONTROL THRESHOLDS REVISED

Introduction The Competition Act, 2002 (the “Act’) read with the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in Regard to the Transaction...

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