19 March, 2015
The Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) has set aside the order of the Competition Commission of India which had found abuse of dominance reasoning that information downloaded from the net and similar other material as relied upon by the Commission do not have any evidentiary value. The Tribunal in this regard noted that information available in the public domain could not ...
16 May, 2014
The Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) has overruled the ruling given by Competition Commission of India in 2012 [Please refer Corporate Amicus-July 2012 issue for CCI Order] imposing penalty on cable operators for denial of market access to the broadcasters and other stakeholders, by certain cable operators who worked as a group, and hence acting in contravention to Section...
21 April, 2014
Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) has on 2nd of April 2014 held that price and conditions can be said to be discriminatory, if and only if, they are different for the same quantities of the same product. Overruling the majority order of the Competition Commission of India (CCI), the Tribunal noted the contentions of the appellant (Schott Glass India Pvt. Ltd.) that higher...
19 February, 2014
The Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) has upheld personal penalty on employees of the company after noting that the persons were involved in the process of taking coordinated action together with other producers/directors in boycotting multiplexes for release of films.
Employees’ contention that they did not do anything in their. personal capacity and that CCI shoul...
This month, the topic of discussion is penalty on cartel members and leniency provisions in case of honest declaration by the whistleblowers, who were earlier part of the cartel. The article holds that this is a right step in the right direction but the provisions are not clearly worded. This issue of "Corporate Amicus" also covers case note on a recent Order of the Competition Commission which...
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