The Competition Commission of India passes an order on assessment of vertical restraints under the Competition Act but leaves several questions unanswered (Shri Ghanshyam Das Vij / Bajaj)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on 12 October 2015 passed an order [1] on assessment of vertical restraints under the Competition Act, 2002 (Act) — leaving many questions unanswered. Factual background A distributor of various ayurvedic and general health products of various companies (Informant), approached the CCI raising twin allegations. The first leg of allegations was against a manufacturer of ayurvedic products and medicines viz., M/s Bajaj Corporation Limited (OP1) and its area and branch managers (OP2 to OP4). The Informant alleged that OP1 to OP4 had contravened Section 3(4) of the Act [2] by refusing to supply its products to the Informant [3]. He further alleged OP1 was enforcing conditions on the distributors to sell within the area allotted to them [4]. The

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Deeksha Manchanda, The Competition Commission of India passes an order on assessment of vertical restraints under the Competition Act but leaves several questions unanswered (Shri Ghanshyam Das Vij / Bajaj), 12 October 2015, e-Competitions October 2015, Art. N° 77147

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