28th May, 2018

Vol. VII; Issue:22

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


News Updates from India


News Updates from Other Jurisdictions


v  Seller lobby goes to Competition Commission of India against Flipkart


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v  Bayer-Monsanto deal gets approval of Competition Commission of India


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v  CCI should not adopt stringent approach to leniency applications: Experts


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v  CCI initiates public scrutiny of Linde-Praxair deal, invites comments 

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v  Need engagement protocols between CCI, sectoral regulators, says CAG

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v  Singapore competition panel provisionally rules against proposed merger of maritime products suppliers


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v  Israeli antitrust law overhaul passes Knesset first reading


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v  U.S. antitrust law could break OPEC's collusion on oil production deals


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v  Russia's Gazprom "satisfied" by EU decision to settle antitrust case


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v  EU antitrust official sees more scrutiny for Facebook, others


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Scholarly Articles


v  The adequacy of competition policy for cryptocurrency markets


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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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