Antitrust Antitrust

France's Mersen found guilty but no fine imposed in India's carbon-brushes cartel

By Freny Patel
  • 02 Nov 2021 00:14
  • 02 Nov 2021 00:38
Mersen, the Paris-based manufacturer of parts for electric motors, along with its local rival, Assam Carbon Products, was found guilty by the country’s antitrust regulator of cartelization in the supply of carbon brushes to the Indian Railways, on Monday.
The Competition Commission of India, or CCI, found several emails exchanged

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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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