Category Archives: Competition Law

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Cartels and Bid Rigging: Concept, Inquiry and Penalty

Cartels and Bid Rigging: Concept, Inquiry and Penalty | Overview Introduction Cartel Bid Rigging Inquiry Powers of Commission Penalty The article gives an insight into the basic concepts such as cartels and bid rigging under the Competition Law in India. The article also throws light on the powers granted to the Commission to deal in all such cases… Read More »

Horizontal and Vertical Restraint on Competition

Horizontal and Vertical Restraint on Competition | Overview Introduction Common Law Doctrine of Restraint Restraint on Competition: Vertical and Horizontal Position of restraints in the Indian market The article ‘Horizontal and Vertical Restraint on Competition’ gives an insight into the restraint on competition that is caused when the enterprises enter into horizontal and vertical agreements. The article also… Read More »

Appreciable Adverse Effect of the Competition in the Market

The article describes the objective of competition law and the essential ingredient for having any appreciable adverse effect on competition. Further, the article explains cartels and its impact on the competition with the help of some relevant case law. It also lists out three causes which result in an appreciable adverse effect on the competition in the Indian… Read More »

Anti-Competitive Agreements: A Comparative Analysis of EU, US and UK

Anti-Competitive Agreements | Overview Introduction Competition Laws in the US Competition Law in the United Kingdom Competition Law in the European Union This article provides an insight into the anti-competitive agreements and how they are being regulated across the world by having a close look at three jurisdictions namely, US, UK and EU. Introduction People have resorted to… Read More »

History and Development of Competition Law

History and Development of Competition Law | Overview History of Competition Law Competition Laws in the US Competition Law in the United Kingdom Competition laws in Australia Competition laws in Russia Competition laws in China Conclusion This article ‘History and Development of Competition Law’ will give a deep insight into the history of Competition Law and how it… Read More »

Important Definitions under Competition Act, 2002 | Explained

Important Definitions under Competition Act, 2002 | Overview Introduction Cartel Enterprise Person Relevant Market Anti-Competitive Agreements Abuse of Dominant Position Regulation of Combinations The article gives an insight of the Competition Act that was enacted in 2002 with its objectives and major focal areas. further, the article tries to explain the basic definitions and other concepts which are… Read More »

Competition Law in India: An Overview

Competition Law in India | Overview Introduction: Competition Law in India MRTP Act, 1969 The Road from MRTP Act to Competition Act, 2002 Competition Act, 2002 The article gives an overview of the competition law in India and draws a complete picture of the competition law that governs the domestic and international market of Indian economy. It brings… Read More »