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Call for Papers: Indian Competition Law Review

[The following announcement is posted on behalf of the Indian Competition Law Review] The Indian Competition Law Review (“ICLR”) is the flagship annual journal of the Centre for Competition Law & Policy (CCLP), published under the aegis of National Law University Jodhpur, (India). ICLR strives to achieve scholarly excellence with the aid of an eminent advisory board and an institution known...

Supreme Court Order on “Relevant Turnover”

[The following post is contributed by Akshay Bhatia, who is a 4th year student at the National Law University Odisha] The Supreme Court (SC) in its order on 8 May, 2017 in Excel Crop Care Limited v. the Competition Commission of India has adopted for the first time the concept of relevant turnover while computing the penalty to be imposed in contravention of section 3 of the Competition Act, 2002...

MCA’s Notification for Enhanced Exemptions Under the Merger Control Regime

[Guest post by Varun Thakur, BA.LL.B fourth year student at National Law University, Jodhpur.] In a notification dated 27 March, 2017, the Central Government, exercising its powers under the Competition Act, 2002 (‘the Act’), has issued a notification containing certain clarifications for easing compliance under the merger control regime. These interpretations are aimed at ensuring the...

Competition Appellate Tribunal Ruling in the Auto Parts Case

[The following guest post is contributed by Harsh Loonker, who is a final year student at the Jindal Global Law School] The Competition Appellate Tribunal (“Compat”), by way of its order dated December 9, 2016, upheld the order by the Competition Commission of India (“CCI” or the “Commission”) dated August 25, 2014, with minor modifications to the order and a substantial reduction in the...

Salient Features of CCI’s Order Approving PVR’s Acquisition of DLF’s Film Exhibition Business

[The following guest post is contributed by Tarun Mathur, who is a Manager at Ernst & Young, LLP (Mumbai) and has earlier worked with the Competition Commission of India in its Combination Division. Views are personal] In an order (Notice given by PVR Limited (PVR) (C-2015/07/288)) dated May 4, 2016 the Competition Commission of India (CCI), by majority, conditionally approved the proposed...

Imposition of Penalty by the CCI: Is it Justified?

[The following guest post is contributed by Tarun Mathur, who is a Manager at Ernst & Young, LLP (Mumbai) and has earlier worked with the Competition Commission of India in its Combination Division. Views are personal.] Recently in an order (Notice given by Piramal Enterprises Limited (PEL) (C-2015/02/249)) dated May 2, 2016, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) imposed a penalty of INR...

Competition Law: Analysis of the COMPAT Order in Surendra Prasad v. CCI

[The following guest post is contributed by Sarthak Raizada and Kartikey Kulshreshtha, who are 4th year students at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.] Introduction The Competition Act, 2002 (the “Act”), while still in the early stages of its development in India, has witnessed immense litigation. The Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has adjudicated and delivered...

Competition Law and the Curious Case Of Integrated Townships

[The following guest post is contributed by Sarthak Raizada, a 4th year law student at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow] The issue of relevant market for an anti-trust analysis has been the subject matter of considerable debate with respect to the real estate sector. The Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has extensively dealt with the said issue in a plethora of...

8th Annual NLSIR Symposium on Competition Law

[The following announcement is posted on behalf of the National Law School of India Review] The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) – the flagship journal of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is pleased to announce the VIII NLSIR Symposium on Competition Law scheduled to be held on May 2-3, 2015 at the International Training Center (NLSIU), Bangalore...

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