4 March 2016
Noticing glaring differences in the data and results depicted by the two research reports, casting a serious doubt on their authenticity and neutrality, Competition Commission of India (CCI) on 10-2-2016 has held that fluctuating market share figures of the various players show that the competitive landscape in the relevant market is quite vibrant an...
26 October 2015
The Competition Commission of India on 12-10-2015 has held that though the Opposite Party 1 in the case before it had indulged in anti-competitive practices by involving in area allocation in respect of its distributors and stopping supplies to the informant in the case, there was no adverse effect on competition. The Commission thus disagreed wit...
16 July, 2015
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has recently set aside the application of the informant alleging contravention of the provisions of Section 4 of the Competition Act, by one the airlines in India. The informant was of the view that the airline, being dominant in the market, has devised a standard form of terms and conditions for the public and any per...
16 September, 2014
Notice before directing further investigation under Section 26(7) of the Competition Act is not required to be given to the person against whom information was provided. Delhi High Court in this case decided on 3-9-2014 was of the view that reasons given by Supreme Court in the case of Steel Authority of India for holding that no notice/hearing is required to be given to th...
28 July, 2014
Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) on 4-7-2014 has held that there cannot be a restrictive ‘relevant market’ on the basis of a singular feature in the impugned goods (car in this case). The decision of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) which found the relevant market to be market for luxury cars sold in India, was hence upheld by the COMPAT rejecting the plea of the...
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...
10th May, 2013
The Competition Appellate Tribunal in a recent order has held that behaviour of the explosive manufacturers in boycotting the bid for supply to Coal India as anti-competitive but the deterrent punishment should not be so much as to affect their ability to deliver the goods in an efficient manner. The Tribunal hence reduced the penalty to 10% of the penalty imposed by Competitio...
International Trademark Association (INTA) will be organising its 136th Annual Meeting from 10 to 14 May 2014, in Hong Kong.
On 11th May, 2014 sessions will be held on following topics:
Competition Law and Intellectual Property: The Abuse of Rights
Consumer Perception of the Enforcement of Non-Traditional Trademarks
Domain Name Litigation and Arbitration in a World of 1,000+ New gTLDs
FEMA/ FDI regime
on 28 August, 2015 in Pune
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (L&S) will be organising a seminar on FEMA/ FDI regime. The Seminar seeks to lend a perspective on the magnitude of complexities involved in the interpretation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) with special emphasis on capital and current transactions, ...
ASSOCHAM will be organising its 3rd International Conference on Competition Law in New Delhi on 2 May, 2015.
This conference will throw light on various issues like cross-border challenges for competition authorities, anti-competitive conduct and mergers.
Other key discussion areas covered during the conference are:
In-house compliance mechanism
Economic analysis of major role played ...
The 3rd Annual In-House Counsel Meet on Competition Law will be held on 13th December 2014 in New Delhi. Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan is one of the sponsors of this conference.
In this conference on Competition Law, Mr. V. Lakshmikumaran, Managing Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan will delliver lecture on Competition Issues & Intellectual Property Rights.
This conference aims to bring toget...
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