The Indian Competition Commission fines the board for control of cricket approximately USD 10 M for abuse of dominant position (BCCI)

The Competition Commission of India, in response to a complaint filed by Mr. Surinder Singh Barni, against the Board for Control of Cricket in India(BCCI) for abuse of dominant position with respect to professional league cricket tournament, has issued a cease and desist order against BCCI along with a fine of Rs. 52.24 crores (USD 10 million). The information was filed under Section 19(1)(a) [1] of the Competition Act, 2002, and considering the matter to be a prima facie case, the commission as per provisions of Section 26 [2]of the Act, directed the Director General for Competition (DG) to investigate the matter and submit a report. The

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Vini Singh, The Indian Competition Commission fines the board for control of cricket approximately USD 10 M for abuse of dominant position (BCCI), 8 February 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2013, Art. N° 51088

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