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CCI: Jurisdiction overlap ought to be harmonised for robust decisions

January 27, 2021 1:09 am

The CCI, in its key observations and findings of the telecom sector’s market study conducted by ICRIER, also notes the conflict between allowing access and protecting consumer privacy.

Ashok Kumar Gupta: ‘Concentration of power by itself not a concern ... CCI can see if dominance abused or not’

January 15, 2021 6:17 am

The Commission has now decided to undertake market studies in the pharmaceutical, telecom and digital market sectors.

CCI initiates investigation against cement companies in India

December 10, 2020 12:26 pm

ACC said it is of the firm view that it has acted and continues to act in compliance with competition laws and we are fully cooperating with the investigation and providing all necessary information to the authorities.

CCI to launch study into impact of multiple investments by PE firms in same sector

December 05, 2020 1:24 am

CCI Chairman Ashok Kumar Gupta said investments by PE firms had surpassed strategic FDI investments in India.

CCI clears Google’s 7.73% stake buy in Jio

November 13, 2020 12:40 am

The CCI approval comes at a time when Google has been under increasing antitrust scrutiny, with the US Department of Justice filing an antitrust suit against the tech giant for allegedly misusing market power to maintain search dominance.

CCI finds district units of Bengal chemist body, two pharma cos guilty of violating competition law

March 14, 2020 2:17 am

The fair trade regulator found that two pharmaceutical companies, Alkem Laboratories Limited and Macleods Pharmaceuticals, had anti-competitive agreements with BCDA through which they demanded that prospective stockists provide an NOC from the BCDA.

CCI initiates probe against Flipkart, Amazon on ‘deep discounting’

January 14, 2020 3:54 am

The anti-trust body ordered the probe on a complaint by Delhi Vyapar Mahasangh, a micro, small and medium scale enterprise body.

CCI interim study takes note of issues raised by vendors, online aggregators

August 31, 2019 2:17 am

In the food sector, restaurants have said that deep discounts by online platforms “cannibalising dine in” and the burden on discounts is shifting to restaurants.

Indiabulls Housing Finance-Lakshmi Vilas Bank merger gets CCI nod

June 21, 2019 11:57 am

In April this year, Lakshmi Vilas Bank had announced its merger with Indiabulls Housing Finance in a share-swap deal with an intent to create a  entity with larger capital base and wider geographical reach.

India orders anti-trust probe of Google for alleged Android abuse-sources

May 10, 2019 9:20 pm

India's antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into Alphabet Inc's unit Google for allegedly abusing the dominant position of its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, two sources aware of the matter told Reuters.