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Competition & Antitrust

08 August 2019
Man Mohan Sharma Supreme Court ends jurisdictional conflict between CCI and TRAI

India - Vaish Associates Advocates

In December 2018 the Supreme Court finally ended the jurisdictional conflict between the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). By invoking the doctrine of harmonious construction, the court balanced the scales and gave the TRAI the power to first determine the rights and obligations of parties, after which – if the TRAI believes that anti-competitive activity has occurred – the CCI's jurisdiction can be invoked.

Author: Man Mohan Sharma
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Bernardine Adkins Use of IEOs in completed transactions

United Kingdom - Gowling WLG

Where the Competition Market Authority (CMA) opens an investigation into a completed transaction, it will generally impose an initial enforcement order (IEO). In addition, the CMA can impose IEOs in the context of planned transactions, but anticipates that it will do so relatively rarely in practice. In the context of a completed transaction, an IEO aims to ensure that the acquired business continues to compete with the acquiring business and is maintained as a going concern during the course of the CMA's investigation.

Authors: Bernardine Adkins, Samuel Beighton
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