CCI ORDER SETTLES THE PROLONGED OLA CONTROVERSY: AN ANALYSIS

-Atyotma Gupta[1] I.     Introduction Two different Informations[2] were filed by taxi services providers- Fast Track Call Cab and Meru Travel Solutions (hereinafter “Informants”) under Section 19(1)(a) of the Competition Act, 2002 (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”) against the Opposite Party ANI Technologies (hereinafter “Ola”) alleging the abuse of dominant position. The Competition Commission […]

DISSECTING THE CCI ORDER IN THE JIO CASE

Dhruv Chadha and Manav Gupta Introduction Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (“JIO”), has been subject to much controversy ever since its inception. It has been subject to a number of competition disputes, both as a complainant, as well as an Opposite Party. The most recent order, passed by the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) found no […]

ALLEGED ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION BY COAL INDIA LIMITED- AN ANALYSIS OF THE VARIOUS ORDERS

Dhruv Chadha[1] Introduction Coal India Limited, along with its various subsidiaries, has faced a number of proceedings in the Competition Commission of India (‘CCI’), as a result of alleged abuse of dominant position. These proceedings have been under various batches of informations. This article will attempt to summarise these proceeding and analyse the reasoning used […]

CCI AND SECTORAL REGULATORS

– Kritika Dobhal [i] The relevance of this topic stems from the fact that the tussle of jurisdiction between CCI and sectoral regulators is as old as CCI itself and the issue has come up time and again in various cases. 1. SECTORAL REGULATORS EXPLAINED Sectoral regulators are sector specific regulators with their mandate to […]

SETTLING THE ‘TURNOVER’ FOR PENALTY IMPOSITION – A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

– Gajendra Bhansali[1] Nearly a couple of months after the ruling in Coordination Committee,[2] the Supreme Court (“SC”) in a landmark judgement,[3] has clarified a crucial issue in competition enforcement by shedding light on the quantum of penalty that can be imposed by the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) for an anti-competitive agreement, upholding the […]