Shanmugam vs. Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.

Financial strength of a company, though relevant, cannot be the sole factor to determine dominant position of an enterprise. Providing free services cannot by itself raise competition concerns unless the same is offered by a dominant enterprise and is shown to be tainted with an anti-competitive objective of excluding competition/ competitors.… Read More Shanmugam vs. Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.

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Somi Conveyor Beltings Ltd. & Anr. vs. Union of India & Ors.

Somi Conveyor Beltings Ltd. & Anr. vs. Union of India & Ors. [W.P.(C) 1416/2016] Together with Premier Rubber Mills vs. Union of India & Ors. [W.P.(C) 1969/2016] Decided on: April 11, 2017 Court: High Court of Delhi Facts In this case, Petitioners’ request for inspection of records and supply of certified copies of documents was… Read More Somi Conveyor Beltings Ltd. & Anr. vs. Union of India & Ors.

Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce vs. Kannada Grahakara Koota & Ors.

Citation: Appeal No. 13/2016 with I.A. No. 08/2017 Decided on: 10.04.2017 Court: Competition Appellate Tribunal Facts Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (Appellant/ KFCC) filed an appeal against the order passed by Competition Commission of India (“CCI“). CCI had imposed the penalty on Appellant and other two associations namely Karnataka Television Association (“KTVA“) and Kannada Film… Read More Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce vs. Kannada Grahakara Koota & Ors.

M/s. Mega Cab s Pvt. Ltd. vs. M/s ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

M/s. Mega Cab s Pvt. Ltd. v. M/s ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd.1 (“Ola”) AND Meru Travel Solutions Private Limited v. Uber India Systems Private Limited (“Uber”) Facts: Informants in both cases (Meru, and Mega Cabs, collectively, “Informants”) had filed complaints under Section 19 (1) (a) of the Competition Act, 2002 (“Act“) against the Opposite Parties… Read More M/s. Mega Cab s Pvt. Ltd. vs. M/s ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Internal Framework of CCI: How Director General and CCI Functions

Under Section 2(g) of the Competition Act, 2002, “Director General” means the Director General appointed under subsection (1) of section 16 and this may include any Additional, Joint, Deputy or Assistant Directors General appointed under that section. Under section 16(1) Central Government can appoint a Director General for the purposes of assisting the Competition Commission… Read More Internal Framework of CCI: How Director General and CCI Functions