The Indian Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) reverses the Indian Competition Authority’s fine for discriminatory practices against a public undertaking due to objective justification (Indian Exhibition Industry Association / Ministry of Commerce and Industry / India Trade Promotion Organisation)

Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) sets aside penalty imposed on India Trade Promotion Organization for abuse of dominance* COMPAT by its order dated July 1, 2016 has set aside the penalty imposed by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) on India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) for allegedly adopting a discriminatory time-gap policy for holding exhibition/fairs at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi and the alleged discrimination practiced in allotment of spaces to private organizers. ITPO is a Government owned non-profit making company meant to promote, organize and participate in industrial trade and other fairs and exhibition show-rooms in India and abroad. Pragati Maidan, New Delhi is one of the assets placed under the disposal of ITPO by

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Man Mohan Sharma, The Indian Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) reverses the Indian Competition Authority’s fine for discriminatory practices against a public undertaking due to objective justification (Indian Exhibition Industry Association / Ministry of Commerce and Industry / India Trade Promotion Organisation), 1 July 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2016, Art. N° 87659

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