THE INDIAN REVIEW OF CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAWS

August 10, 2020

[Yagya is a student at Institute of Law, Nirma University.]

Public procurement is a principal economic activity of the government which can be defined as “a process of purchasing goods or services by the public sector”. The aim of public procurement is to promote effici...

August 6, 2020

[Srishti is a student at National Law University, Jodhpur.]

The draft Competition Law Amendment Bill 2020 (Bill) was released recently. The Bill is an  outcome of the recommendations given by the Competition Law Review Committee in its report (CLRC / Committee). The Com...

July 11, 2020

[Jai is a student at Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai.]

The time bound resolution of distressed corporate entities is perhaps the most important objective of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC). The corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) int...

July 3, 2020

[Shivek is a student at Amity Law School, Delhi.]

The disastrous impact of the COVID-19 on domestic businesses is widely documented. In order to stay afloat, many failing businesses may be forced to consider a merger or an acquisition by another entity. Such parties wou...

[Yagya and Paridhi are students at Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad.]

On 20 May 2020, a single-judge bench of the Delhi High Court in the case of Monsanto Holdings Private Limited and Others v. Competition Commission of India and Others (Monsanto) held that...

May 24, 2020

[Prerna Raturi is a student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune.]

On 12 February 2020, the Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) introduced the Competition (Amendment) Bill 2020 (Bill). The Bill is a result of the recommendations made by Mr. Injeti Srinivas-headed Competi...

May 6, 2020

[Kritika Dobhal is a student at National Law University, Jodhpur.]

Recently, on an information filed by Treebo Hotels, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) formed a prima facie opinion of abuse of dominance against Make My Trip (MMT) and contravention of Section 3(...

April 22, 2020

[Yash Bhatt is a student at Government Law College, Mumbai.]

The defence of objective justification in competition law exempts liability of a dominant enterprise whose conduct has been alleged of abusing the dominant position in the relevant market by demonstrating that...

January 28, 2020

[Ashu Bhargav is a student at Law Centre - I, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.]

The Competition Commission of India (CCI), in an order dated 9 August 2019, found NSK Limited, Japan (NSK) and JTEKT Corporation, Japan (JTEKT) and their Indian subsidiaries viz. JSAI Li...

[Aditya Mukherjee and Arihant Agarwal are students at Jindal Global Law School.]

The concept of interlocking directorate revolves around the ability of a director to serve and be a part of the Board of Directors (Board) of multiple companies. Whilst this is not illegal...

January 17, 2020

The Competition Commission of India (CCI), on 8 January 2020, released a market study on e-commerce (Study) in India to fill a much need information gap in the e-commerce sector in India. Discussed in the context of a growing importance of digital commerce in the count...

December 15, 2019

[Prerna Kapur is a student at National Law University, Odisha.]

On 28 October 2019, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) ordered the Director General (DG) to conduct an investigation against hospitality giants, Oravel Stays Private Limited (OYO), MakeMyTrip India P...

November 21, 2019

[Soham Goswami is an Editor at IRCCL.]

The Bombay High Court has quashed a Competition Commission of India (CCI) investigation against Star India Limited (Star) and Sony Network Pictures India Private Limited (Sony) (collectively, OPs) for anti-competitive conduct agai...

August 15, 2019

[Saumya Raizada is an Editor at IRCCL.]

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on 13 August 2019 notified the seventh set of amendments to the CCI (Procedure in regard to the Transaction of Business relating to Combinations) Regulations 2011 (Regulation). These amend...

[Saumya Raizada and Shreetama Ghosh are Editors at IRCCL.]

In 2015, Forbes reported that, by the year 2020, about 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every human being on the planet. In 2019, the Forbes report does seem very canonical as no...

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