CCI initiates investigation against Mahyco Monsanto Group entities for abuse of dominance

CCI by its order dated March 14, 2017 has initiated an investigation against Mahyco Monsanto Group for abuse of dominance in relation to sub-license agreements through which Bt. technology   is   sub-licensed   to   the   seed   manufacturing   companies   in   India; charging  unfair  trait  value;  limiting  scientific  development  relating  to  Bt.cotton technology as well as Bt.cotton seeds and…

CCI imposes penalty of INR 205 Crore on 7 cement manufacturers for bid-rigging in supply of cement to Director General (Supplies and Disposal), Haryana

CCI by its order dated January 19, 2017 has imposed a penalty for bid-rigging on 7 cement manufacturers, viz. Shree Cement Limited, Ultratech Cement Limited, Jaiprakash Associates Limited, J.K. Cement Limited, Ambuja Cements Limited, ACC Limited, and J.K. Lakshmi Cement Limited (collectively referred to as “Opposite Parties”/”OPs”). In the reference made by the DGS&D, it…

Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) rejects appeals of Ford, Nissan and Toyota against CCI Order in Car Spare Parts case but reduces penalty amounts.

In an important and path breaking order the Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) vide order dated December 9, 2016 has upheld the earlier order dated August 25, 2014 passed by the Competition Commission of India (CCI), whereby it has held that Ford India Pvt. Ltd, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd and Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd…