Competition Commission


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Competition Commission

a body charged with controlling cartels, monopolies and mergers and hearing appeals against the Director General of Fair Trading in such matters. Its decisions maybe challenged in the High Court or the Court of Session in Scotland. It is modelled partly on the Commission of the European Union's function in competition matters (see COMPETITION POLICY).
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I would think it is just the right thing on which Competition Commission would play a suo-moto role, take a position and probably even direct the government towards what it has to deal with," the Finance Minister said.
Retaliating the CCP, the Association of Cement Manufacturers Association filed a suit against in Lahore High Court and challenged the authority of Competition Commission.
The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) was established on 2 October 2007 under the Competition Ordinance, 2007, which was promulgated in November 2009.
The statement said under section 11 of the Competition Act, 2010, the undertakings intending to acquire the shares or assets of another undertaking, or two or more undertakings intending to merge and meet the pre-merger notification thresholds stipulated in the merger regulations, have to apply for clearance from the Competition Commission of Pakistan.
In August 2011 advocacy group Consumer Unity & Trust Society ( CUTS) had first filed a Preliminary Information Report with the Competition Commission to examine the anticompetitive practices indulged in by Google.
Analyst at Cantor Fitzgerald Freddie George said that a merger of the two companies is likely to be referred to the Competition Commission "in view of the convergence of the technologies and the service dominance of the two businesses even though there is limited overlap in the categories".
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 26, 2014-Merger between Dixons and Carphone Warehouse could face investigation by Competition Commission
Britain's Competition Commission has told the carrier to cut its share from 30% to 5%, echoing a previous European Commission order.
GLOBAL radio is challenging a Competition Commission ruling that could see it being forced to sell stations in the North East.
This article outlines the structure of merger control in the United Kingdom, including the jurisdiction, functions, procedures, and responsibilities of the Office of Fair Trading and the Competition Commission, as well as the application of the substantive "substantial lessening of competition" test.
The UK's Competition Commission said in provisional findings that Ryanair's 29.8% shareholding in Aer Lingus was likely to "weaken its main competitor" and could hold it back from remaining competitive by threatening to block any merger or acquisition deals with other airlines.
The report by the UK's Competition Commission on the audit market was as eagerly expected as the second coming - at any rate by the stakeholders in the reform of the European audit market.

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