The Indian merger control regime was introduced nearly a decade ago in June 2011. The Competition Commission of India (the CCI) has since then established an efficient merger review system and has cleared approximately 800 transactions to date without blocking any transaction so far. The CCI’s merger control regulations have also been amended on several occasions in the last decade to bring it in line with the CCI’s decisional practice. In doing so, the CCI has often adopted a collaborative approach by way of which they often seek public (or informal) consultations and invite comments from stakeholders prior to giving effect to the amendments.
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