Price Competition

Predatory Pricing: JIO cases

The Commission notes that after the opening up of telecommunication market to private players, this market has witnessed entry of a number of players competing with each other, resulting in decrease of tariffs and constant improvements in quality and variety of services. The allegations against Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited by Bharti Airtel Limited in Case …

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Why is the Government Interfering in the Pricing of eCommerce?

If the Indian government is going to get involved in controlling OLA and UBER’s pricing of rides or discounting of Online markets, then what is left for their corporate Managers to decide? How will this help the consumers who were getting great deals online and a safe ride at an affordable price? Why is the …

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The Sun-Ranbaxy Merger

Sun-Ranbaxy USD 4 billion merger completed The two firms have received a nod from the Competition Commission for sale of seven brands to Emcure Pharma to comply with the fair trade watchdog’s conditional nod for their merger. In an order issued yesterday, CCI approved the deal with Emcure, which would purchase the ‘divestment products’ that …

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Car Makers Violate Fair Play Obligations and CCI Fines them with $420 Million for Vertical Restraints Imposed on their Authorized Dealers – Impacting (Competitive) Pricing

CCI based its decision on Exclusive purchasing and non-compete obligations – Therefore, if a Honda consumer needs to repair or service his car, he will have to avail the services provided by Honda’s authorized dealers irrespective of the brand of car he owns. Therefore, the competitive constraints which a Honda car owner faces is in …

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Conspiracy- Price Fixing And Bid Rigging

Price fixing, bid rigging, and other cartel enforcement remain robust around the world. The European Commission (“EC”) and individual member states and others continue to engage in robust enforcement. The level of fines imposed by the EC exceeds last year’s record pace. Whereas Brazil remains Latin America’s leading antitrust enforcer and has recently adopted a …

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