CCI Current Affairs - 2019

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20 May 2019: CCI celebrates its 10th Annual Day

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) celebrated its 10th Annual Day on 20 May 2019. The date ‘20 May’ marks the notification of substantive enforcement provisions of the Competition Act, 2002. About Competition Commission of India CCI is a statutory body which was established under the provisions of Competition Act, 2002. It was established in Read More…

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GeM and CCI Sign MoU

Government e Marketplace (GeM) and Competition Commission of India (CCI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enable a fair and competitive environment in the e-Marketplace. Combating Anti-competitive practices Both CCI and GeM attach significant importance to the advanced analytical tools and processes for identification of malpractices like cartelization. Hence to pool their knowledge of Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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Amazon-Witzig bid to acquire Birla’s retail store chain gets CCI node

The Competition Commission of India has approved the deal wherein Samara Capital-backed Witzig Advisory Services and Amazon will acquire Aditya Birla Retail Ltd, which operates a supermarket store chain ‘more’. As per the deal, 99.99 per cent of the equity share capital of Aditya Birla Retail would be acquired by Witzig and 49 per cent Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Sangeeta Verma joins Competition Commission of India (CCI)

Sangeeta Verma, a former Indian Economic Services (IES) officer has joined the Competition Commission of India (CCI) as a member. The order of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs states that the central government has appointed Sangeeta Verma as the member of CCI for a period of 5 years from the date of assumption of charge of the post, or until further Read More…

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CCI imposes Rs. 54 crore fine on 3 airlines for unfair business practices

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed fine of more than Rs. 54 crore on Jet Airways, InterGlobe Aviation and SpiceJet for unfair business practices with respect to fixing fuel surcharge on cargo transport. The CCI order comes on complaint filed by Express Industry Council of India (EICI) against airlines alleging cartelisation. It has Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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CCI fines Google Rs.136 crore for search bias

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed Rs.136 crore fine on world’s most popular search engine Google for unfair business practices in Indian market for online search. The penalty was imposed on Google for infringing anti-trust conduct. CCI Ruling CCI held that Google was found to be indulged in practices of search bias and Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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India to host 2018 International Competition Network annual conference

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) was selected as the host the 2018 International Competition Network (ICN) in New Delhi in March–April 2018. By virtue of this event, CCI has also been inducted as an ex-officio member of the steering group member of the ICN for a period of 3 years. The 2017 ICN Annual Read More…

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