The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2014

India: Merger Control

Introduction Competition law in India is governed and regulated by the Competition Act, 2002 (the Competition Act) and its underlying regulations. On 1 June 2011, the merger control regime in India came into effect pursuant to notifications issued by the government of India. Additionally, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) issued the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the transaction of business relating to combination) Regulations 2011 (Regulations), which were subsequently amended on 23 February 2012 and 4 April 2013.