Google loses appeal against CCI’s “Android Order” in India – NCLAT upholds the CCI decision on Google’s abuse of dominance but with some caveats on remedies. Google has tasted another setback in India in its fight with the Antitrust regulator, Competition Commission of India (“CCI/Commission”). The appeal filed by Google against the CCI last order […]
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Lok Sabha Passes the Competition Amendment Bill, 2022
Lok Sabha , the Lower House of the Indian Parliament on 29.03.2023 passed the much awaited Competition Amendment Bill, 2002 (“the Bill”). The Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 05.08.2022 and was referred to Standing Committee on Finance for examination and report thereon on 17.8.2022. The Standing Committee on Finance (under the chairmanship of Shri Jayant Sinha) […]
Article | Google versus CCI : Whom to blame for the media leak?
So, has Google got it wrong this time? Recently, the Delhi High Court rapped the internet giant for “threatening” to sue the fair market regulator, the Competition Commission of India (CCI), for the “leak” of the confidential investigation report of its investigative arm, the director general, to the media, leading to headline stories in India. […]
Article | India EL 2021 – Expansion of Provisions or Hidden Inconsistencies?
Controversy surrounding interest on delayed payment of tax under goods and services tax act
“Justice delayed is Justice denied” and quiet aptly, it applies to the controversy revolving around the amount on which interest is to be levied for delayed payment of tax under the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (the ‘CGST Act’). Goods and Services Tax (‘GST’) was introduced with the intention of ease of doing […]
Analysis of the implications of Goods and Services Tax on Director’s remuneration
Since the inception of Goods and Services Tax (‘GST’) in 2017, leviability of GST on director’s remuneration has been an ambiguous subject. The question lies in whether services provided by the director to a company is required to be treated as ‘services by an employee to the employer in the course of or in relation […]