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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 ..

Approvals made by CCI on 13th December 2019

The Competition Commission of India was established on 14th October 2003 under the Competition Act 2002. The Competition Act 2002 was passed by the parliament to prevent activities that may lead to an appreciable adverse effect on competition between companies, Industries in India. Following approvals were made by the competition commission of India on Friday, ..

Acquisitions approved by CCI on 28 November 2019

Competition Commission of India (CCI) is responsible for enforcing The Competition Act,2002 throughout the country. It is a statutory body under the Government of India founded on 14 October 2003, ensures that healthy competition is maintained by avoiding unfair practices with the help of modern competition laws. The Competition Act, 2002 replaced The Monopolies and ..

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 ..