COMPAT sets aside penalty imposed by CCI on All India Organization of Chemists and Druggists for cartelization

Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) by its order dated December 9, 2016 has set aside the orders dated 19.2.2013, 09.12.2013 passed by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and allowed the 3 appeals filed by All India Organization of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD) quashing the penalties imposed by CCI on AIOCD and its office bearers for…

Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) orders investigation against Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) for abuse of dominance-

COMPAT by order dated November 28, 2016 has set aside the order of CCI refusing investigation against GAIL for allegedly incorporating unfair terms and conditions in its gas supply agreements with power producers. The Information was filed by Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited which is engaged in the business of power generation and is operating…

Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) orders investigation against producers of Hollywood movies-

COMPAT by its order dated November 9, 2016 has ordered investigation against 6 producers of Hollywood films for the allegedly forcing the a technology, called D-Cinema technology, for providing cinema screening under the auspices of Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC, a joint venture between the 6 movie producers. In an information filed by K Sera Sera…

Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) sets aside penalty against GSK Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (GSK) and Sanofi Ltd.(Sanofi) for alleged bid-rigging in procurement of meningitis vaccine for Haj and Umrah pilgrims by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

COMPAT by its order dated  November 8, 2016, has set aside the penalty imposed by CCI on GSK and Sanofi for being guilty of acting in contravention of Section 3 (3) (d) read with Section 3(1) of the Act and imposed penalty at the rate of 3% of their turnover of last three financial years.…

Competition Commission of India (CCI) dismisses allegations of bid-rigging against in supply of PVC Vinyl flooring to railways

CCI by its order dated September 21, 2016 has dismissed allegation against manufacturers of PVC Vinyl flooring in relation to supply of “PVC Flooring (Vinyl) width 1620/mm minimum length 14 meters thickness 2/mm roll to RDSO specification no. RDSO/2006/CG-12 Rev. 1. Sample code NAC FLG-02 along with PVC welding electrode. The quantity of welding electrode…

Competition Commission of India (CCI) dismisses allegation of predatory pricing against ANI Technologies Ltd. in New Delhi and NCR-

The CCI by its order dated August 31, 2016  has dismissed allegation of abuse of dominant position through predatory by Ola Cabs and Taxi For Sure operator ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd. The Information was filed by three individuals plying auto-rickshaw in NCR region. It was alleged that ANI is driving out competitors in the market…