15th 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  CCI calls for uniform threshold for merger review control


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v  CCI approves JSW Steel bid to acquire Monnet Ispat


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v  CCI lens on algorithms used for air ticket prices


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v  Vedanta-Electrosteel deal gets approval

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v  Leniency provisions 'fantastic' in acting against cartels: CCI chief

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v  Philippines: Con-com wants to set up independent antitrust body


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v  South Korea regulators step up pressure on Samsung over complex ownership structure


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v  Philippines: Antitrust watchdog clears Udenna’s $120m takeover of 2GO shareholder


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v  Walmart-Flipkart deal: Predatory pricing can't be foretold


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v  European Commission to announce peace deal with Gazprom by next week


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Scholarly Articles


v  Hipster Antitrust: New Bottles, Same Old W(h)ine?


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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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