Region: India

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

Big Tech pushes back on suggested Indian digital competition bill

An industry association that represents many of the world’s largest technology companies has slammed a proposal for a digital competition law in India as “prescriptive, absolutist and regressive in nature”.

10 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


Featured in GCR 100 2023

High-profile lateral hires are routine in India’s compact competition bar, as the biggest and best position themselves for proposed changes to the country’s antitrust rules.

12 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

India: Foreign direct investment regulations

Featured in Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide - Second Edition

India has become one of the preferred destinations for foreign investments owing to favourable demographics as well as noticeable and consistent growth trajectory. The country witnessed its highest ever foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow ($83.57 billion) during the financial year 2021-2022.

06 December 2022

India: SEPs and FRAND – litigation, policy and latest developments

Featured in SEP/FRAND Hub 2022/2023

02 December 2022

Key Developments in India

Featured in Digital Markets Guide - Second Edition

As global antitrust regulators up the ante on closely surveying digital market players, the Indian antitrust authority, the Competition Commission of India, has delved deeper into its analysis of digital and high-technology markets.

25 November 2022

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