Organisation: Competition Commission of India

CCI forced by court to reconsider jurisdiction in bank cartel probe

A court in Mumbai has ordered the Competition Commission of India to determine whether it has jurisdiction to proceed with a cartel probe into three major banks and an industry association.

22 February 2023

Indian Supreme Court allows beer cartel appeal

India’s top court has allowed Heineken’s local subsidiary to challenge its €85 million penalty for participating in an alleged beer cartel, holding that companies can still lodge appeals even if they file for leniency.

17 February 2023

Indian trade groups accuse Samsung of anticompetitive conduct

A pair of influential trade groups have urged the Competition Commission of India to investigate Samsung over alleged exclusive offers on its own platform that are impossible for smaller retailers to match.

08 February 2023

Complainant accuses Google of failing to comply with CCI remedies

A complainant in the Competition Commission of India’s probe into Google’s Play Store billing practices has accused the technology company of failing to adhere to a suite of remedies the agency imposed in two separate infringement decisions.

06 February 2023

CCI hits merger review standstill over unprecedented lack of commissioners​​​​​

India’s government is considering allowing the national competition authority to issue merger clearances despite a lack of quorum on its decision-making board, which has forced the agency to suspend all deal approvals since October.

31 January 2023

Google must comply with far-reaching Android commitments after Indian ruling

India’s highest court has refused to suspend the national antitrust enforcer’s decision to fine Google €152 million and impose a slew of behavioural remedies on the technology company that will significantly alter its global Android business model.

20 January 2023

Google claims CCI remedies threaten India’s national security

Google has argued behavioural commitments imposed by the Competition Commission of India to remedy the technology company’s alleged anticompetitive Android restrictions pose threats to individual and national security.

16 January 2023

Indian tribunal rejects Google’s request to stay Android decision

India’s specialist competition tribunal has denied Google’s request to suspend the national antitrust enforcer’s decision to fine the company €152.8 million and impose behavioural remedies for abusing its dominance over the Android mobile ecosystem.

04 January 2023

Indian parliament proposes major changes to antitrust reform legislation

An Indian parliamentary committee has suggested a suite of changes to proposed amendments to the country’s competition law, including forcing the antitrust watchdog to conduct an effects test for all abuse of dominance cases.

14 December 2022

Indian court orders enforcer to reissue tyre cartel decision

India’s specialist antitrust tribunal has ordered the country's competition watchdog to reduce the €208 million price-fixing fines it levied against five tyre companies, due to “inadvertent and arithmetical” calculation errors and to save the wider market.

06 December 2022

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