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Exemption from Competition Act

The Government, vide notification dated 08.01.2013 has already exempted a banking company in respect of which a notification under section 45 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 has been issued for its amalgamation with any other banking institution, from the provisions of section 5 and 6 of the Competition Act, 2002. Giving this information in… Read More

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Assocham | International Conference on Interface Between Intellectual Property & Competition Law

Objective: Competition and Intellectual Property policies are bound together by the economics of innovation and an intricate web of legal rules that seek to balance the scope and effect of each policy. The interface between competition Law and the intellectual property system has attracted increasing attention in recent years, as intellectual property rights have gained increasing importance in the… 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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Competition Commission of India Nominated for Global Competition Review Awards 2013

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has been nominated for ˜Global Competition Review (GCR) Awards 2013™ under the category of Agency of the Year-Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa. It is very first time that the CCI has been nominated for this internationally prestigious award. Other agencies nominated in this category are Japan™s Fair Trade Commission,… 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 fines DLF for Rs. 630 crores

The Competition Commission of India (CCI), the free trade regulator, has imposed a penalty of Rs 630 crore on real estate major DLF for misusing its dominant position in the market by drafting one-sided agreements with flat buyers in Belaire housing complex in Gurgaon. CCI has also asked the real estate company to modify unfair conditions imposed… Read More

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Ashok Chawla may head the Competition Commission of India (CCI)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has proposed the name of former Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla as the next Chairman of the anti-trust watchdog Competition Commission of India (CCI). The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has sent Chawla's name for ACC (Appointments Committee of Cabinet) approval, a top source in the ministry told PTI. Chawla retired as Finance… Read More

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Competition Commission : The journey so far : From the Horse’s mouth

CCI Mandated to Make Markets Function for the Consumer and to Ensure Fair and Healthy Competition in the Indian Economy- Dhanendra Kumar Successful implementation of any Competition regime has two distinct limbs enforcement of competition laws; and advocacy of benefits of competition among various stakeholders. In the process of transition from planned economy to a… Read More

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HC to CCI: Provide Complete order by 3rd June

The Delhi High Court today asked Competition Commission to provide the NSE by friday its complete order including views of members dissenting with the majority ruling that held the bourse guilty of abusing market dominance. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) will have to reply to the Competition Commission of India (CCI) in the five working… Read More

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Corrigendum to Notification SO 479(E) dated 04 March, 2011

TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRA ORDINARY PART II, SECTION 3, SUB SECTION (ii) GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS New Delhi, the 30th May, 2011 CORRIGENDUM SO.___ In the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II,… Read More

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CCI: Penalty for making false statement or omission to furnish material information

TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRA ORDINARY PART ii, SECTION 3, SUB SECTION (II) GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS New Delhi, the 30th May, 2011 NOTIFICATION SO.___ In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 1 of the Competiotion Act, 2002 (12 of 2003), the Central Government… Read More

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Power of CCI to impose penalty for non-furnishing of information on combinations

TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRA ORDINARY PART ii, SECTION 3, SUB SECTION (II) GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS New Delhi, the 30th May, 2011 NOTIFICATION SO.___ In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 1 of the Competiotion Act, 2002 (12 of 2003), the Central Government… Read More

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