2nd  April, 2018

Vol. VII; 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 likely to put a roadblock in the merger of Uber and Ola in India


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v  Dalmia Bharat readies legal action as Binani Cement acquisition war heats up


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v   JD Sports in Deal to Acquire Finish Line for $558 Million


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v   Manipal Hospitals acquires Fortis' hospitals business

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v  India's Tata Steel clears hurdle for Bhushan Steel buyout

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v  Japan regulator says Deutsche, Bank of America violated

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v  HSBC agrees to pay $100m to settle US antitrust suit


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v Uber-Grab deal faces possible antitrust probe in Philippines


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v  Brazil's antitrust agency approves Kinross' two hydro plant acquisition


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v  Facebook could face huge fines in FTC investigation


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Scholarly Articles


v  Competition in Dissimilarity: Lessons in Privacy from the Facebook/WhatsApp Merger


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CPL Updates


v  A new exam schedule for both first time appearing participants and re-appearing participants for Certificate and Diploma courses will be announced soon.

v  Assignments will soon be assigned to appearing and re-appearing participants for Modules 1-8, to be attempted in order to appear in the upcoming Certificate/Diploma exams.


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