1st May, 2018

Vol. VII; Issue:18

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


News Updates from India


News Updates from Other Jurisdictions


v  CCI disposes of case against cine employee’s federation, others


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v  Tata Steel’s proposed acquisition of Bhushan Steel gets CCI nod


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v  CCI rules out cartelisation among banks in fixing savings interest rates


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v  NCLAT stays CCI penalty of Rs 136 crore on Google in search bias case 

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v  Bharti Infratel, Indus to merge, own 1.6 L towers

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v  South Africa: Credit regulator and Competition Commission joining Bitcoin policy review


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v  EU approves BASF deal to buy Bayer assets


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v  South Korea antitrust chief says activist Elliott's Hyundai demand "inappropriate"


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v  WalMart adds 86% of Flipkart to wishlist 


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v  Asda and Sainsbury’s £15bn deal faces competition hurdle in Britain


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Scholarly Articles


v  Merger control and the public interest: European spotlight on foreign direct investment and national security


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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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