It was also alleged that Swiggy typically charges a commission on the total order bill amount, inclusive of GST, from partner restaurants.
CCI examining if Zomato’s acquisition of Uber Eats India is anti-competitive and whether the two companies should have notified it about the transaction. Probe could impact similar deals between leading players.
Soaring high-value M&A deals in the digital space that skip antitrust merger review have spurred a global debate on how fitting merger control thresholds really are
CCI has, however, warned all businesses looking to make collaborative arrangements to not exploit the crisis situation for violating any provisions of the Competition Act.
The CCI’s advisory is similar to the framework issued by other competition authorities across the world, including the UK Competition & Markets Authority, the US Federal Trade Commission, the European Commission
When the world is waking up to the reality of ‘competition sans borders’, will the new changes leave our watchdog with too tight a leash?
The amendment bill should ensure that CCI’s independence stays intact and there’s no arbitrariness in decision-making
A two-member bench of the appellate tribunal headed by Justice S J Mukhopadhaya said CAIT failed to establish its allegations against CCI granting approval for Walmart-Flipkart deal.
Guilty or not, e-commerce firms should put a stop to burning investors’ money for deep discounts
CCI director general will probe the charges, a three-member bench of the NCLAT has said.
WABCO India Ltd in a regulatory filing in March 2019 said that WABCO Holdings Inc has entered into a definitive merger agreement with ZF Friedrichshafen AG.
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) last month ordered a probe into Amazon and rival Walmart's Flipkart over alleged violations of competition law and certain discounting practices.
The order came after the regulator in November 2018, ordered a detailed probe into the allegations of abuse of dominant market position against Ministry of Railways and IRCTC for charging higher price than actual base fare on the sale of e-tickets.
The report noted that the discount offered on the platforms is such that the service providers are not able to profitably match the same in the other modes of booking
The recommendations of a review panel must be implemented quickly for ensuring competitive markets
Competition Commission of India (CCI) Chairman Ashok Kumar Gupta said that of late, the regulator has come across numerous matters relating to the sports sector involving competition concerns.
The watchdog, which keeps a tab on anti-competitive practices at market place, has so far dealt with more than 1,000 antitrust cases across diverse sectors.
If online commerce companies keep on burning investors’ cash, a flop-show similar to WeWork may be from India’s e-commerce sector.
From time to time, the watchdog commissions studies through independent agencies to gather qualitative as well as quantitative information and insights from market participants and assess the state of competition in a given sector.
There’s a curious link between the fine print of CCI’s mergers and acquisitions move and another proposed amendment in 2018 that was eventually dropped.
If CCI blocks Hyundai-Kia’s investment in Ola, M&M’s acquisition of 55 percent stake in Meru may hit the walls of the antitrust watchdog.
While absence of paperwork is the ostensible reason for the application running into trouble, sources said CCI is concerned about the competitive impact of car companies investing in ride-hailing apps
Deep discounts or not brick-and-mortar retailers may always find reasons to blame online retailers for eating into their businesses. But if done well, the CCI intervention could ensure fair trade practices.
The government believes that these firms have used their lead position to undertake unfair practices that hindered smaller, domestic firms
Under the Competition Act, combinations (mergers and acquisitions) beyond a certain threshold require clearance from the Competition Commission of India (CCI).