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Coal India cannot seek immunity under Coal Mines Nationalization Act, antitrust watchdog tells top court

By Freny Patel
  • 11 May 2023 08:28
  • 11 May 2023 08:28
Coal India cannot take refuge in the 1973 Coal Mines Nationalization Act to claim that it does not come under the purview of the 2002 Competition Act to sidestep a finding that it abused its dominant position, the antitrust watchdog told India's top court on Wednesday.
Addressing the three-judge bench

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Freny Patel


Freny has been covering antitrust law, M&A and regulations for over a decade, serving as Asia editor at Policy and Regulatory Report. Prior to joining as an editor at Mergermarket, she headed the banking bureau of a leading Indian financial daily, Business Standard. When India privatized the insurance sector, she had her own column in The Observer.

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