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Competition & Antitrust

February 08 2018
Man Mohan Sharma CCI imposes penalty for bid rigging in coal transportation auctions

India - Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India recently imposed a penalty of almost Rs120 million on 10 transport companies for bid rigging in regard to coal and sand transportation tenders. It held that identical pricing despite different cost structures, last-minute filing of price bids and the existence of earlier financial dealings between the defendants constituted evidence of a clear understanding to fix prices, which should be treated ipso facto as having an adverse effect on competition.

Author: Man Mohan Sharma
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Urša Kranjc Unfair trading practices in food supply chain examined

Slovenia - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Competition Protection Agency recently published the results of a survey on unfair trading practices in the food supply chain, which the agency conducted among suppliers of food products, including producers, purchasers, processing companies and intermediaries. Despite the small number of responses, the agency obtained some useful information on the functioning of the Slovenian food market.

Author: Urša Kranjc
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India - Vaish Associates Advocates

Author: Man Mohan Sharma
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Hungary - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

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Sweden - Advokatfirman Lindahl

Authors: Ulrica Salomon, Hanna Lekås
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Poland - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

Authors: Katarzyna Terlecka, Pawel Kulak
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Turkey - ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

Author: Gönenç Gürkaynak
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China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Michael Gu, Sihui Sun
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New Zealand - Russell McVeagh

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