THE OLA-UBER SAGA CONTINUES

– Jigyasa Patyal[1] and Kumar Shubham[2] In the chain of information provided by Meru (‘the Informant’) over the radio taxi giant Ola and Uber (‘the OPs’), the Competition Commission of India (‘CCI’) passed its judgement[3] in the matter where Meru brought both the giants in contention over their alleged anti- competitive practices in radio taxi […]

CCI’S APPLICATION OF THE LENIENCY REGULATIONS

– Rajat Sharma[1] and Kushagra Agarwal[2] I.     Introduction Section 46 of the Competition Act, 2002[3] [“Act”] along with the Competition Commission of India (Lesser Penalty) Regulations, 2009[4] [“Leniency Regulations”] lay down the statutory regime for grant of leniency and give the Competition Commission of India [“CCI”] the power to impose lesser penalties in cases […]

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 […]

Amendment in Leniency Regulations

– Shivam Garg* The Competition Commission of India (“CCI“) recently on August 22, 2017 released a notification to amend Competition Commission of India (Lesser Penalty) Regulations, 2009 (“Lesser Penalty Regulation”) to promote whistle blow in cases of cartels by providing immunities at the same time. The penalties prescribed under Section 27 of the Competition Act, 2002 (“Act”) […]

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 […]