Unpacking South Korea’s Telecommunication Business Act and its Implications on In-App Payment Services by Tech Giants

Recently, the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) found Maruti Suzuki, a household name in the automobile industry guilty of anti-competitive practices. A penalty of Rs.200 crores, the maximum monetary sentence possible under the Competition Act, 2002 (“Act”) was imposed in conjunction with a cease-and-desist order injuncting Maruti from indulging in the anti-competitive practice. In this Article, […]

The Chinese Personal Information Protection Law – A Stricter Version of EU’s GDPR (?)

Recently, the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China (“NPC”) passed a privacy law – The Personal Information Protection Law (“PIPL”), which falls in resemblance to European Union’s (“EU”) General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in terms of its provisions. A draft of the laws been issued on two separate occasions (after subsequent amendments), the first version was […]

Tech Giants & Dominant Market Positions – Understanding the Underpinnings of Antitrust Suit by France against Google

Introduction ‘Competition’ encourages companies to offer consumers goods and services on the most favourable terms as per the European Commission’s (“EC”) Antitrust policy. Competition promotes efficiency and innovation, while providing prices and offers that are consumer-friendly. In order for market competition to be effective, although companies are required to act independently of each other, they […]


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