The Indian Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) upholds the Indian Competition Authority’s decision for abuse of dominance against a coal company but cancels the fine due to the company already recently paying fine in a similar case (Sai Wardha Power / Coal India)

COMPAT upholds the order passed by CCI against Coal India Limited for abuse of dominance* COMPAT by its order dated December 09, 2016 has upheld the order of CCI whereby it held that Coal India Limited and Western Coalfields Limited were acting independently of the market forces and enjoy undisputed dominance in the relevant market of production and supply of non- coking coal to thermal producers in India and thereby, abusing their dominant position in contravention of the provisions of the Act. In the present case, information was filed by Sai Wardha Power Limited, wherein

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Man Mohan Sharma, The Indian Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) upholds the Indian Competition Authority’s decision for abuse of dominance against a coal company but cancels the fine due to the company already recently paying fine in a similar case (Sai Wardha Power / Coal India), 9 December 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2016, Art. N° 87880

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