Overview of the Competition Commission of India (CCI)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has issued the Competition Commission of India (General) Amendment Regulations, 2024, under the authority of the Competition Act, 2002. These amendments refine procedures regarding confidentiality, undertaking submissions, and access to information during competition investigations. Key changes include clarifying requirements for confidentiality requests, introducing affidavit submissions for undertakings, and establishing timelines for confidentiality rings. Additionally, adjustments are made to inspection and copying fees. These amendments aim to enhance transparency, efficiency, and fairness in competition proceedings, ensuring compliance with the Act’s provisions. This notification was published on May 10, 2024.