Section 3(3) of The Competition Act, 2002, deals with anti-competitive agreements between enterprises that are engaged in the same trade. To satisfy this provision, all that needs to be proved is the existence of an agreement, a decision or a … Continue reading Evidentiary Standards under Section 3(3) of The Competition Act, 2002
Introduction Competition laws are based upon the principle that in a free market there is always an element of desirability for free competition, and in the absence thereof, monopoly breeds. The purpose of having competition laws is for the prevention … Continue reading The Efficacy of Competition Law in a Digital Economy
The present-day outbreak of COVID-19 has disrupted the Antitrust Law regime. The crisis has not only confronted the markets to bloat but also led to demand-supply forces to fluctuate. The economic crisis amid coronavirus has led to a decreased demand … Continue reading Suspension-Continuation Dichotomy: An Analysis of Antitrust Laws Amid COVID-19
Introduction:- Big Data has become a very important resource and is considered as the currency of today’s digital market. Big Data can be understood as the collection of data characterized by large volume, velocity, variety and value, which are processed … Continue reading The Role of Big data In Establishing The Dominance Under The Indian Competition Law
Introduction Facebook’s mega-deal with Reliance Jio for purchasing a 9.99% stake in RIL’s telecom unit has got a green chit from the competition watchdog of India. The symbiotic deal on one hand helped Facebook to strengthen its presence in the … Continue reading A Green Chit for the FB- Jio ‘Data Mammoth’ Deal: Unchartered Territory in India
Introduction Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law have been described as contradictory aspects. The origination of the former can be seen as to promote innovative monopolies whilst the latter one was incorporated to restrict them. However, this is not the … Continue reading The Phantasm of Reasonability under Competition Act – Is 3(5) serving its purpose?