The order came after JSW Paints filed a complaint alleging that Asian Paints threatened various dealers in Karnataka, Telangana and Tamil Nadu from dealing with JSW Paints.
Openness about discounting policies and how companies use customers' data is essential, said Ashok Kumar Gupta, chairman of the Competition Commission of India (CCI).
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) said that exclusive arrangements between mobile phone brands and e-commerce platforms, as well as allegations of e-commerce companies giving preferential treatment to certain sellers "merits an investigation".
The "online-offline split" of sales of products can be understood in light of factors such as the nature of goods and the extent of the price differential between the sales channels.
Qatar Holding LLC, registered as a foreign portfolio investment with Sebi, is an investment holding company of the QIA, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said.
The transaction involves acquisition of 16.01 per cent paid-up share capital of SBI General Insurance by Napean Opportunities and 9.99 per cent by Honey Wheat Investment Ltd, the CCI said in two separate statements.
Piramal Enterprises in a regulatory filing in October said its board has approved raising of Rs 5,400 crore through a rights issue and preferential allotment of compulsory convertible debentures (CCDs).
Future Coupons is a subsidiary of Future Group, which owns 7.3 percent of Future Retail (owner of Big Bazaar brand), and through the deal, Amazon will own 3.58 percent stake in the brick-and-mortar retailer.
The proposed combination represents an investment opportunity for Total along with its subsidiaries and affiliates (Total Group) given the future of natural gas business in India.
The transaction involves acquisition of a "minority and insignificant shareholding" of 4.94 per cent by Toyota Motor in Suzuki Motor while Suzuki will hold approximately 0.24 per cent stake in the former, a statement said.
The deal would help Amazon tap into the booming retail market in India, as it separately boosts its e-commerce operations, offering everything from electronics to groceries on its Indian website.
As per a notice, the transaction pertains to the acquisition of minority equity stake in ANI Technologies and Ola Electric by Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors.
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) launched the investigation after AB InBev told the watchdog it had detected an industry cartel, leading in 2018 to dawn raids at the three brewers' offices to collect evidence.
In September, ABCL announced that it has received approval from its board to raise primary equity capital of Rs 2,100 crore through a preferential allotment to certain marquee investors and the promoters.
The order against GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) has come on a complaint filed with the watchdog by Air Works India (Engineering) Pvt Ltd.
The target entities belong to the Edelweiss Group, with Edelweiss Financial Services Limited (EFSL) as the ultimate holding company, and are broadly engaged in Edelweiss Global Investment Advisory Business, CCI said in a release.
West Bengal-based Sainath Autolinks Pvt Ltd who is a dealer of Maruti Suzuki had filed the complaint against SBI.
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.
This is the first clearance under the 'green channel' route, a speedier approval mechanism put in place by the CCI.
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.
As per a combination notice filed with CCI 'the parties submit that their businesses are complementary in nature. The parties have minimal overlaps in the provision of engineering services in India.'
Both West Coast Paper Mills and International Paper APPM are in the business of manufacturing and selling of paper and paper board, the notice said.
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) or combinations beyond a certain threshold are required to have mandatory approval from the fair trade regulator.
The ruling came on a complaint filed by one Naveen Kataria who had booked a villa at Jaypee Greens in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, in 2011.