Region: India

Indian enforcer passes up stock exchange probe

India’s competition watchdog has decided not to open an abuse of dominance investigation into the country’s major stock exchange because of a recent Supreme Court judgment that says it must wait for a sector regulator to first conclude its own separate probe into the company.

21 January 2019

Panasonic granted leniency in India

India’s competition watchdog has granted Panasonic’s local subsidiary immunity for its role in a dry cell battery cartel, but has levied more than €123,200 in penalties on consumer goods company Godrej & Boyce and its directors.

16 January 2019

E-commerce reform tackles platform dominance in India

India’s government will prohibit foreign-owned e-commerce companies such as Amazon and Flipkart from using their online marketplaces to sell their own products.

03 January 2019

Indian Supreme Court says enforcer can’t probe telecoms cartel claim

The Competition Commission of India cannot investigate an alleged cartel between the country’s three incumbent mobile telecommunications providers because the sector regulator has jurisdiction, the country’s Supreme Court has held.

06 December 2018

India investigates alleged collusion at Mumbai port

The Competition Commission of India has launched an investigation into shipping and logistics companies Maersk and DP World for colluding to charge customers specific fees at the country’s largest container port.

23 November 2018

Intel probed over abuse of dominance claim

India’s antitrust enforcer on Friday ordered an investigation into abuse of dominance allegations stemming from a dispute between US chipmaker Intel and a Bangalore electronics manufacturer over access to server processor designs.

15 November 2018

Indian competition enforcer welcomes new chair

India’s government has appointed Ashok Kumar Gupta as the new chair of the country’s competition watchdog.

12 November 2018

Uber and Ola dodge price-fixing complaints before Indian enforcer

The Competition Commission of India on Tuesday shot down price-fixing allegations against Uber and Ola that centred on the rideshare companies’ use of algorithms to determine taxi prices.

07 November 2018

Airline ticket algorithm probe continues, India’s competition chief says

The investigations arm of India’s competition enforcer will issue a report on the potentially anticompetitive effects of algorithmic airline ticket pricing models, according to remarks by the authority’s top commissioner.

06 November 2018

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30 October 2018

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