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Probe ordered against Asian Paints by CCI

Asian Paints will be probed for allegedly stopping the entry of JSW Paints by virtue of it’s in the market. The probe has been ordered by the CCI (Competition Commission of India). The order was passed after JSW Paints filed a complaint against Asian Paints. It is known that Asian Paints had threatened dealers across ..

Market Study on E-commerce initiated by the Competition Commission of India

With a view of a better understanding of the function of e-commerce and its inferences for markets & competition in India, The Competition Commission of India (CCI) delivered a report named `Market Study on E-commerce in India: Key Findings and Observations’ today, on 8th January 2020. Its objective is to identify obstacles emerging from e-commerce ..

Steps taken to provide Ease of Doing Business in India

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has taken several landmark decisions and initiatives during this year with the objective of providing greater Ease of Doing Business to all stakeholders and to further enhance the efficiency of the processes under the Companies Act of 2013. Some of the steps are: Integrated Incorporation Form- Simplified Proforma for ..

Competition Commission of India

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is a statutory body of the Government of India which has been made responsible to enforce the Competition Act, 2002 in India. It also aims to prevent all unfair trade activities that have an adverse effect on competition in India. Why was the CCI formed? After the economic liberalization ..

CCI Imposes Penalty on Pharma Companies and Trade Bodies

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed penalties on pharma companies as well as Madhya Pradesh Chemists and Druggist Association (MPCDA) and Indore Chemists Association (ICA) for indulging in anti-competitive trade practices. What was the case? The Madhya Pradesh Chemists and Distributors Federation had complained that associations like MPCDA and ICA had mandated the ..

Ashok Kumar Gupta appointed as new chairperson of Competition Commission of India

Ashok Kumar Gupta, a 1981 Tamil Nadu cadre IAS officer, has been appointed as new chairperson of Competition Commission of India (CCI). His tenure as the CCI Chairman will be till October 25, 2022, i.e. when attains the age of 65 years, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. He will succeed acting chairperson Sudhir ..