The Competition Commission of India orders investigation into multinational technology company with the aim of protecting Micro-processors importers from the company’s discriminatory practices (Intel)

On 9th August 2019, the Competition Commission of India directed the Director General to carry out investigations against Intel Corporation for allegedly violating Section 3 and 4 of the Indian Competition Act, 2002 (the ‘Act’). [1] The case in hand was filed by Matrix Info Systems Pvt. Ltd. (the Informant) under Section 19(1)(a) of the Act against Intel Corporation (OP-1) and Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd. (OP-2) (hereinafter referred to as ‘Intel’). The Informant deals in importing, wholesaling, distributing and supplying a number of IT products in India. OP-1 is a multinational company engaged in activities like designing, manufacturing and distribution of a variety of IT components, peripherals, and computer systems, electronic devices relating to communication and computing

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Adrika Bisen, The Competition Commission of India orders investigation into multinational technology company with the aim of protecting Micro-processors importers from the company’s discriminatory practices (Intel), 9 August 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin September 2019, Art. N° 91538

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