The Indian Competition Authority fines pharmaceutical associations and companies for imposing anticompetitive conditions on their retailers (Madhya Pradesh Chemists and Distributors Federation / Madhya Pradesh Chemists and Druggist Association)

CCI imposes penalty on chemists and druggist associations in Madhya Pradesh and two pharmaceutical companies* By way of order dated 03.06.2019, CCI imposed penalty on Madhya Pradesh Chemists and Druggist Association (“MPCDA”) and Indore Chemists Association (“ICA”) (collectively ‘chemists and druggist associations’), as well as two pharmaceutical companies, namely, the Himalaya Drug Company and Intas Pharmaceuticals. The CCI directed investigation by the Director General (”DG”) on allegations made by the Informant i.e. Madhya Pradesh Chemists and Distributors Federation that pharmaceutical companies through their Carrying & Forwarding

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Man Mohan Sharma, The Indian Competition Authority fines pharmaceutical associations and companies for imposing anticompetitive conditions on their retailers (Madhya Pradesh Chemists and Distributors Federation / Madhya Pradesh Chemists and Druggist Association), 3 June 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin June 2019, Art. N° 91411

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