competition policy

EU approves Universal’s takeover of EMI

September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that the Commission approved the proposed acquisition of EMI's recorded music business by Universal Music Group for $1.9 billion.The Commission initially ... Read more...

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EC approves Spanish bank recapitalization programme

July 26th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 26 (IANS/EFE) The European Commission said Wednesday it has approved a Spanish programme to recapitalize its banks through the end of 2012."The recapitalization scheme is the first stepping ... Read more...

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CSR spending not mandatory under new companies bill: Moily

February 6th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Expressing confidence that the new companies bill will be passed in parliament's budget session, Corporate Affair Minister Veerappa Moily Monday said the central government is not ... Read more...

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Winter session crucial for corporates: Moily

September 20th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The coming winter session of parliament will be crucial for the Indian corporate sector as a bill on company law will be tabled, and issues like ... Read more...

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New Competition Policy to be in place next year, says Moily

September 12th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Billing it as the second biggest reforms initiative, union Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa Moily said here Monday that the proposed New Competition Policy -- aimed at ... Read more...

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Professional course on competition policy launched

January 29th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) With the enactment of the Competition Act and the flurry of cases the regulator is handling, a Delhi-based research institution has launched two courses in the areas ... Read more...

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Former Australian premier Rudd to be foreign minister

September 11th, 2010 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) Former Australian premier Kevin Rudd was Saturday confirmed as the foreign affairs minister in Julia Gillard's new cabinet, a media report said. An official for Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India, New Zeland FTA negotiaitions from Aug 10-14

August 6th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Amandeep Kaur Auckland, Aug 6 (IANS) India and New Zealand will have their second round of negotiations to finalise a free trade agreement from Aug 10-14 in New Delhi.The ministry of foreign ... Read more...

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EU anti-trust fines exceeded $14 bn in 2004-09

August 20th, 2009 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 19 (DPA) The total amount of fines slapped by the European Commission on businesses found guilty of violating its anti-trust rules since 2004 has exceeded the 10 billion euro ($14 ... Read more...

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National Conference on “State of Competition in the Indian Economy” to begin today

June 11th, 2009 - 10:06 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): A two-day National Conference on the 'State of Competition in the Indian Economy' will begin here today.The conference is being organised by the Competition Commission of ... Read more...

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ASEAN concludes Australia, New Zealand free trade talks

August 28th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 28 (Xinhua) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has concluded a free trade deal with Australia and New Zealand following three years of talks, said a joint statement issued ... Read more...

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India, Australia agree on terms for free trade study

April 11th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 11 (IANS) Tariff liberalisation will be in focus as Australia and India Friday agreed on the terms of reference for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) feasibility study to be completed ... Read more...

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EU slaps biggest ever fine on Microsoft

February 27th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, Feb 27 (DPA) Microsoft was Wednesday hit by an 899 million euro ($1.34 billion) fine from the European Commission for refusing to comply with its long-standing request to provide competitors with ... Read more...

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