Competition law

Competition Commission of India and DG, Competition of the European Commission sign MOU on Cooperation in the Field of Competition Laws

Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission (DG, Competition) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Field of Competition Laws. The MoU was signed during the ongoing 3rd BRICS International Competition Conference at New Delhi today by Mr Joaquin Almunia, Vice President for Competition,… Read More

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CCI Chairman says there is a need to adopt a National Competition Policy

Shri Ashok Chawla, Chairman, Competition Commission of India has emphasised on the need to adopt National Competition Policy. He was speaking at a seminar on National Competition Policy; Second Big Wave of Reforms, organised by Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) International at Delhi yesterday. Shri Chawla emphasised that the competition law is an essential… Read More

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Assocham Conference Update – 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 knowledge economy, and a… 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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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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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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