CCI slaps Rs 200 crore penalty on Maruti Suzuki; says discount control policy violates competition norms

Passing an order, the fair trade regulator also flagged practices like appointing 'Mystery Shopping Agencies' and preparing 'Mystery Audit Reports' as part of enforcing the company's discount control policy.

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CCI probe: Day after Flipkart, Amazon moves Supreme Court against Karnataka HC order

Besides, the CCI had failed to undertake the mandatory analysis of the appreciable adverse effect on competition in terms of the factors enumerated under Section 19(3) prior to directing the Director-General to cause an inves

Observing that the inquiry initiated by the CCI cannot be crushed at the initial stage, the HC on July 23 had described the approach of both the e-commerce firms as ‘an attempt to ensure that the inquiry does not attain finality’.

Google in fresh trouble as India reportedly orders ‘antitrust’ investigation over Android smart TVs

CCI said that its prima facie opinion is that Google has made the pre-installation of its proprietary apps, Google Play Store in particular, conditional when signing the Android Compatibility Commitments or ACC.

Privacy probe: Delhi High Court refuses to stay CCI notice to WhatsApp, Facebook

However, it urged “the DG, CCI to bear in mind that the investigation against the appellant is under judicial consideration before a division bench of this court” and the matter would be taken by the regular bench on July

The HC had on Monday reserved its order in the matter.

Covid-19 – an inflexion point for e-commerce

This has also been evidenced in marketing support to artisans, and in exports from hinterland supported by e-commerce, and bigger players have also undertaken several innovative initiatives, like ‘samarth’ by Flipkart for

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CCI investigation: Flipkart, Amazon challenge Karnataka High Court order before division bench

In September 2020, the CCI filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against the interim stay order issued by the Karnataka High Court, following which fresh hearing in the case started in the High Court.

The case, which dates back to January 2020, saw several hearings and submissions made by the parties concerned before the single judge dismissed the plea of the two e-commerce players last week, giving CCI the go-ahead to launch a probe against them.

Is advancement of Blockchain technology giving birth to new frontier of competition law?

Given that Blockchain applications are currently on the proof-of-concept stage, it is important for companies looking to be early beneficiaries of this technology to be aware of the potential competition risks.

Flipkart पर संकट के बादल: CCI करेगा जांच, NCLAT ने दिया आदेश

NCLAT के अध्यक्ष जस्टिस एस जे मुखोपाध्याय की अध्यक्षता वाली तीन सदस्यीय पीठ ने इस संबंध म

NCLAT ask DG CCI to conduct investigation against Flipkart

CCI Competition Commission approves AkzoNobel

Paint and coatings maker AkzoNobel has got fair trade regulator CCI's approval to acquire industrial coatings business of BASF SE.

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Cipla gets CCI nod to sell stake in consumer healthcare business

In November last year, the company signed an agreement to sell 26.11 per cent in Cipla Health to FIL Capital Investments (Mauritius) II Cipla has received approval from fair trade regulator CCI to sell about 26 per cent stake

Two CCI members order fine on JP Associates; Chairman, others overrule

Raising serious concerns over unfair business practices in realty sector, two members of Competition Commission have ordered Rs 666 crore fine on JP Associates, but were overruled by the Chairman and other members of the regu

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Probe report on Google only a ‘beginning’, says CCI chief

Competition Commission today said its investigation arm has submitted its report on the alleged anti-competitive practices of Internet major Google and the regulator is awaiting comments on it from concerned parties.


Google abused dominance in India, finds CCI probe

Google Inc allegedly “abused its dominance” in the Indian market by incorporating clauses in its agreements with users that restricted them from availing services of third-party search engines.


A new competition law enforcement paradigm

In a first, other than fines and cease & desist orders, the CCI has directed respondents to develop a competition compliance manual

CCI fines Hyundai Motors Rs 420 cr; Reva, Premier also face flak

CCI imposed a penalty of Rs 420.26 crore on Hyundai Motor India and asked two others -- Reva and Premier -- to 'cease and desist' from anti-competitive practices.

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IndiGo, other cariers under CCI scanner

Fair trade regulator CCI is in an advanced stage of taking a final decision on cartelisation allegations made against five carriers, including market leaders IndiGo and Jet Airways, with respect to introduction of fuel surcha

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CCI finds DLF guilty of ‘unfair and abusive’ business in Gurgaon

CCI has asked DLF Gurgaon Home Developers Private Limited and its group companies to “cease and desist” from such unfair trade practices.


Discrimination case: CCI receives probe report on Google

Competition Commission's investigation arm has submitted its final report on alleged unfair business ways of Google in India.

CCI clears change in SpiceJet ownership

The Competition Commission of India on Thursday cleared Ajay Singh’s proposal to acquire a majority stake...

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Competition Commission pulls up builders for exploiting buyers; but lets them off

Coming hard on real estate players across-the-board for "exploitative conduct" and unfair trade practices...

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DLF proposes provision to sue regulators; Competition Commission Of India rejects idea

Locked in face-offs with two different regulatory agencies CCI and Sebi, realty major DLF's Chairman K P Singh today suggested...

DLF moves SC to seek Rs 580-crore penalty exemption

Real estate company DLF has moved the Supreme Court seeking exemption from paying the balance amount of...

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