The Indian Competition Authority ammends its Leniency (Lesser Penalty) Regulations to include leniency applications from individuals and expand the number of "markers" that can be granted to leniency applicants

CCI amends Lesser Penalty Regulations* The Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) vide a Gazette Notification (published in the Gazette of India) on August 22, 2017, (“the amendment”) has published “The Competition Commission of India (Lesser Penalty) Amendment Regulations, 2017 (No.1 of 2017), amending the existing Competition Commission of India (Lesser Penalty) Regulations, 2009 (“Leniency Regulations”), in keeping pace with some of the best practices in other jurisdictions. The amendments are largely in line with the draft amendments issued in March 2017 indicating that the CCI is now taking initiatives to streamline the procedures for applying for leniency on the basis of its experience in some ongoing matters. This alert briefly captures the key amendments and the potential

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Man Mohan Sharma, The Indian Competition Authority ammends its Leniency (Lesser Penalty) Regulations to include leniency applications from individuals and expand the number of "markers" that can be granted to leniency applicants, 22 August 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin August 2017, Art. N° 87521

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