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  • 182
    13 October 2009
    Competition Alert: MRTP Commission laid to rest

    By Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co
    Following the notification of s.66 of the Indian Competition Act 2002 on September 1, 2009 repealing the MRTP Act and providing for a 2 year sunset period, the President of India passed an Ordinance calling for the immediate dissolution of the MRTP Commission and the transfer of all pending cases with effect from October 14, 2009.

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  • 181
    01 September 2009
    Competition Alert: The sun sets on the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act

    By Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co
    The sun is about to set on the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act, 1969 (the MRTP Act) as section 66 of the Competition Act, 2002 and section 50 of the Competition (Amendment) Act, 2007 are brought into force. Pursuant to a notification of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, as from 1 September 2009, the MRTP Act shall stand repealed and the provisions relating to the transition and eventual transfer of cases pending before the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission (the MRTP Commission) will come into force.

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  • 185
    02 July 2009
    Competition Law Update: Proposed infringement decision against express bus operators and bus association

    This update describes the Competition Commission of Singapore's proposed infringement decision against 16 companies (bus service providers operating from Singapore and Malaysia) and a bus association.

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  • 167
    18 June 2009
    Pakistan - Key developments in competition law: June 2009

    By Mandviwalla & Zafar
    In recent times, a number of significant developments have occurred in competition law in Pakistan, including the establishment of the Acquisitions & Mergers Facilitation Office within the Competition Commission of Pakistan, amendments to the merger control regulations and a number of notable decisions by the Competition Commission of Pakistan. This article provides a summary of these recent developments.

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    23 September 2008
    Australia: Some acquisitions are clearly giving Government the 'creeps'

    by Gina Cass-Gottlieb, Simon Snow, Liza Carver, Luke Woodward, Nick Taylor, Charlie Beasley

    Commonwealth Government releases discussion paper proposing amendments to the Trade Practices Act to prevent 'Creeping Acquisitions'

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