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Competition & Antitrust

05 September 2019
Man Mohan Sharma CCI penalises Godrej for role in bilateral ancillary cartel

India - Vaish Associates Advocates

In January 2019 the Competition Commission of India imposed a penalty of Rs85,01,364 on Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co Ltd for its role in a bilateral ancillary cartel, which violated Section 3(3) read with Section 3(1) of the Competition Act. Godrej's role in the cartel had been revealed via a leniency application filed by Panasonic Corporation, Japan on behalf of itself and its Indian subsidiary.

Author: Man Mohan Sharma
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Keiji Tonomura New protection for Big Data under Unfair Competition Prevention Act

Japan - Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The Unfair Competition Prevention Act was recently amended to afford new legal protection to Big Data. Although this new legal protection is expected to increase data use, in order to qualify as protected data, data must be managed accordingly. Thus, all parties which use Big Data in their business should review their management systems, internal rules and agreements regarding the handling of data in order to ensure that such data can fall under the definition of protected data set out in the act.

Author: Keiji Tonomura
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