The Canadian and Indian Competition Authorities sign a memorandum of understanding on the application of competition laws

Introduction Today’s global economy makes international cooperation in the enforcement of competition laws essential. To this end on 1 December 2014 Canada’s Commissioner of Competition (“Commissioner”) and the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) on cooperation in the application of competition laws [1]. Signed in duplicate in New Delhi [2], like all MOUs this arrangement is not legally enforceable [3]. Its fundamental purpose is to enhance effective enforcement of both countries’ competition laws through the establishment of a framework for cooperation as explained in the preamble to the MOU: Recognizing the benefit of technical cooperation, in order to enhance an environment in which the sound and effective enforcement of

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Gavin Murphy, The Canadian and Indian Competition Authorities sign a memorandum of understanding on the application of competition laws, 1 December 2014, e-Competitions Cooperation between National Competition Authorities, Art. N° 72008

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