The Competition Commission of India (CCI) released a detailed report on January 8, 2020 concluding its study on the increasing relevance of e-commerce in India. The report was released in response to complaints from the Confederation of All India Traders … Continue reading CCI’s E-commerce Report: Improving Market Transparency In The E-Commerce Sector
We see a humongous demand for oil in our country. These oils are like an elixir to our country’s economy. India hasn’t been fortunate enough to have its own oil produce till date. Unlike the USA, which also faced a … Continue reading OPEC and Market Competition
INTRODUCTION The Competition Act, 2002 (hereinafter the Act) has reached the end of its first decade of enforcement. The Act has undoubtedly proven itself to be efficient due to the meticulous work by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) in … Continue reading Amendment, 2020: Shielding IPRs v. Protecting Competition
Recently, Bharti Airtel has filed an information under Section 19(1) of Competition Act, 2002. This information is pertaining to the allegation against Reliance Jio, for providing services at predatory prices, by abusing its dominant position in the market. Abuse of … Continue reading Is Jio indulging in anti-competitive practices?
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Public) (in short “Ericsson”) is a company having around 33,000 patents, and 400 of these patents have been granted in India. Most of these are Standard Essential Patents in the field of Mobile Communications like 2G, 3G and … Continue reading FRAND Licensing: Bridging the gap between Competition Act and Patent Act
On 20th October, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice of the Antitrust Division in USA issued guidance for Companies and Human Resource Professionals, relating primarily to wage-fixing and anti-poaching agreements, to enable them to follow practices … Continue reading POACH ME NOT? – The Position of Antitrust Law in India and USA on poaching agreements between companies for employees