Antitrust Antitrust

Indian Supreme Court upholds antitrust watchdog's jurisdiction in lottery business

By Freny Patel
  • 20 Jan 2022 21:29
  • 20 Jan 2022 21:29
India’s Supreme Court upheld the jurisdiction of the antitrust authority in the investigation of anticompetitive practices in the lottery business.
Although lotteries are a regulated commodity in India under the Lotteries Regulation Act, 1998, the court said the Competition Commission of India, or CCI, has jurisdiction to investigate anticompetitive practices

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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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