4th April ,  2016

Vol. V; Issue:14


A Weekly e-Newsletter for News update on Competition Law and Policy




News Updates from India


News Updates from Other Jurisdictions




v  CCI free to probe Ericsson in patent case, rules Delhi HC

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v  CCI rejects complaint against Britannia Industries

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v  Competition Commission dismisses complaint against NSDL


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v  CCI rejects complaint against 2 Pune-based real estate companies

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v  Govt won’t interfere in pricing at e-commerce marketplace

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v  Uber CEO must face price-fixing lawsuit by passengers, US court rules

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v  China antitrust proposals trigger foreign business fears over IP protection

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v   Pfizer-Allergan Deal Faces In-Depth Antitrust Probe by U.S.

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v   Brazilian anti-trust authorities have rejected an appeal by United Parcel Service Inc against the merger of FedEx and TNT

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v   Bulgaria antitrust commission suspends food tenders of penalties execution directorate

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Scholarly Articles



v     Dueling Monologues on the Public Domain: What Digital Copyright Can Learn from Antitrust




Upcoming Events




v  Admission Announcement Certificate/ Diploma Course in Competition Policy and Law – Last date 15th April 2016


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v 3rd National Research Paper Writing Contest, 2016 on Competition Policy and Law & Economic Regulation – Last Date for Submissions is 31st April ’16.

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CIRC Online Certificate Course on ‘Competition Act, 2002’ (CA02)



What’s next in the Competition Policy & Law Course?

Course by CIRC in association with NLUD



The eight weeks Online Certificate Course on “Competition Act, 2002” course is intended to introduce participants to the provisions of the Competition Act, 2002 in India and its enforcement, and aims to create better understanding of market concepts, restrictive business practices, IPRs, and cross border issues. Admissions are open for the April 2016 batch.

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Assignments for Modules 1 to 8 to be submitted immediately without any delay.


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