The Indian Competition Commission amends merger control rules to streamline merger control scrutiny

On 1 June 2011, the merger control provisions of the Indian Competition Act of 2002 entered into force. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has had the opportunity to review various transactions since then. However, eight months after the initial implementation of the merger control rules, the CCI has decided to introduce new changes. These changes are aimed at clarifying some of the merger control procedural shortcomings by simplifying the procedure, as well as exempting non-problematic mergers from notification obligations. The merger control regulatory framework as established in the Indian Competition Act of 2002 took effect on 1 June 2011. The rules (the Competition Act, and the Regulations relating to combinations)

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  • Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) (Washington D.C.)

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Marianela López-Galdos, The Indian Competition Commission amends merger control rules to streamline merger control scrutiny, 23 February 2012, e-Competitions February 2012, Art. N° 44159

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