The Indian Competition Appellate Tribunal orders to the Competition Authority to follow due process by ensuring neutrality and fairness in adjudication and raising the bar for the standard of proof (Board of Control for Cricket in India / CCI)

Introduction The role of procedural justice and it’s value in shaping antitrust jurisprudence in India has never felt stronger than now. Due process has evolved as the most contemporary buzzword in the story of antitrust enforcement in India. Many of notable orders passed by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) have been overturned on appeal by Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) or remanded back to CCI on account of non-adherence of due process and natural justice. Whilst COMPAT’s orders have stressed upon CCI to follow due process by ensuring neutrality and fairness in adjudication and raising the bar for standard of proof, COMPAT has also opined that due process must be followed at every step of the CCI proceeding including at the investigation stage by the Director General

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  • Sarvada Legal (New Delhi)
  • Ecole de droit (Sciences Po Paris)

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Abir Roy, Geetanjali Sharma, The Indian Competition Appellate Tribunal orders to the Competition Authority to follow due process by ensuring neutrality and fairness in adjudication and raising the bar for the standard of proof (Board of Control for Cricket in India / CCI), 23 February 2015, e-Competitions February 2015, Art. N° 80017

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