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Competition Commission of India imposes penalty on Tamilnadu Film Exhibitors™ Association

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs.41,393/- on M/s Tamilnadu Film Exhibitors™ Association (TNFEA) (now known as Tamilnadu Theatre Owners™ Association). The penalty has been imposed in respect of information filed by M/s Reliance Big Entertainment Pvt. Ltd(RBEPL) alleging contravention of the provisions of Section 3 and 4 of the Competition… Read More

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Status of cases where penalties have not been paid under Competition Act, 2002

Competition Commission of India(CCI)  has decided to take suitable and appropriate steps to recover penalties from such parties that have not paid the penalties imposed by the Commission on them under Competition Act, 2002.  CCI has released a list of the cases wherein penalties have not been paid despite there being no appeal filed or appeal having been… Read More

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CCI orders investigation against M/s ACI for alleged violation of Competition Act

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered investigation against M/s ACI India, M/s ACI Worldwide and M/s ACI Asia Pvt. Limited (Respondents) on the allegations of contravention of provisions of Competition Act. CCI had issued the order under Section 26(1) of the Competition Act, 2002 on the basis of information filed by M/s Financial Software… Read More

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CCI to investigate matter involving DDA’s alleged violation of Competition Act

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered investigation by its Director General in the matter involving Delhi Development Authority (DDA) in respect of allegations regarding violation of provisions of Competition Act by DDA. The order has been issued under Section 26(1) of the Competition Act, 2002 in response to the information filed by Dr. Adla… Read More

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CCI imposes penalty of Rs. 6.25 crores on 11 Shoe Companies

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 625.43 Lakhs on 11 Companies in a case filed by Director General-Supplies & Disposal (DGS&D), New Delhi relating to a tender for supply of polyester blended duck ankle boots rubber sole. CCI found these 11 Companies to have violated the provisions of Competition… Read More

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Setting The Competition Law In Right Place: In The Light Of Compat™s Order In Explosive Manufacturers Case

The Competition Appellate Tribunal (the COMPAT) passed a final order on 18th  April 2013, dismissing the appeals filed by various explosives manufacturers against the Competition Commission of India's (CCI) order dated 16 April 2012, unanimously finding them guilty of a contravention of section 3 of the Competition Act, 2002 (the Competition Act).[1] The CCI had found ten… Read More

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FM Speak :: Text of The Inaugural Address on The Annual Day of CCI

Following is the Text of the Inaugural Address delivered here today by the Union Finance Minister Shri P.Chidambaram on the Annual Day of the Competition Commission of India:  My distinguished colleague, the Minister of State for Corporate Affairs, Shri Sachin Pilot, Shri Ashok Chawla, Chairman, Competition Commission of India, Members of the Competition Commission, distinguished guests,… Read More

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FM Speak :: Competition Commission to play an important role as regulator of Competition and as a participant in the competitive process

Union Finance Minister Shri P.Chidambaram has stressed on the key role of Competition Commission of India (CCI) in defining the role of the government as a regulator of competition and as a participant in the competitive process. Delivering the Annual day Lecture of Competition Commission of India (CCI) in the Capital on 20th May, 2013,… Read More

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CLR Snippets | Fair Trade Practices by Companies

Ensuring observance of ˜fair trade practices™ is a continuing process and now entrusted to the Competition Commission of India established under the Competition Act, 2002. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of Corporate Affairs, said that the Commission has power to investigate and… Read More

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Compulsory registration with trade associations before exhibition of product is anti-competitive in terms of the provisions of Section 3 of the Competition Act

CLR Editorial Notes: In the present case, the informant (M/s. Shri Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Limited) has alleged that local association of distributors and exhibitors by making it compulsory for every film distributor to become their member and/ or register its film with the associations before the exhibition of such films, are strengthening their dominant position… Read More

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CCI issues show cause notice to NSE for alleged violation of Competition Act

The MCX-SX in its representation to the CCI in November 2009 had alleged that NSE had substantially reduced admission and trade related fees to eliminate competition and discourage other entities from entering the market. MCX-SX is promoted by commodity exchange MCX and Financial Technologies . Based on this complaint, the CCI had ordered a probe into the… Read More

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