21st May, 2018

Vol. VII; Issue:20

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


News Updates from India


News Updates from Other Jurisdictions


v  Walmart approaches Competition Commission of India for approval of Flipkart acquisition


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v  India anti-trust ruling could cause ‘irreparable’ harm: Google


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v  Tata Steel subsidiary acquires 72% stake in Bhushan Steel


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v   FOSTTA threatens to legally challenge job charge hike by textile processors

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v  UltraTech to acquire Century Textiles’ cement business

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v  Microchip clears China antitrust hurdle for Microsemi deal


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v  EU antitrust regulators to announce deal with Gazprom by next week: sources


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v  US: Walgreen, Kroger, Albertsons, HEB sue Allergan over dry-eye drug


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v  Vietnam starts antitrust investigation into Uber-Grab deal


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v  Sibanye's Lonmin takeover faces British antitrust scrutiny


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Scholarly Articles


v  Data collection in online platform businesses: a perspective for antitrust assessment


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CPL Updates


v  Exam schedule (12-15 June 2018) for both first time appearing participants and re-appearing participants from Certificate and Diploma courses has been shared.

v  Assignments have been 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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