CCP ISSUES SHOW CAUSE NOTICE TO HYUNDAI NISHAT MOTOR (PVT) LIMITED FOR DECEPTIVE MARKETING PRACTICES

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) while concluding an enquiry has issued a show-cause notice to M/s Hyundai Nishat Motor (Pvt) Limited for, prima facie, deceptive marketing practices in the marketing campaign for its new SUV, “Hyundai Tucson,”, in violation of Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010. The… Continue reading

CCP, CMA (UK) LAUNCHES CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME FOR CCP ENFORCEMENT TEAM

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), in collaboration with the United Kingdom’s Competition and Market Authority (CMA), has launched a series of capacity building workshops wherein the CMA’s officials and experts will train the CCP’s staff on different enforcement techniques and methodologies. As part of this renewed collaboration between… Continue reading

CCP, IPO SIGN MOU FOR INFORMATION SHARING, CAPACITY BUILDING

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) and the Intellectual Property Organisation of Pakistan (IPO) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding on sharing of information and capacity building of enforcement staffs to effectively deal with the competition law and intellectual property violations. The MoU was signed by the CCP Chairperson… Continue reading

Strepsils announces to appeal CCP’s decision

Karachi: Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has recently passed an order against Strepsils Comfort for alleged deceptive marketing, which we are now going to appeal. The discussions with CCP are ongoing since December 2018, during which we have presented numerous third-party researches to substantiate our actions, specifically claims made on… Continue reading

CCP IMPOSES PKR 150 MILLION PENALTY ON RECKITT BENCKISER

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has passed an order imposing a total penalty of PKR 150 Million on Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan Limited (Respondent) for violation of Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010 for making advertising/marketing claims about its product ‘Strepsils’, which have been found capable of misleading… Continue reading

CCP TO CONCLUDE FIRST ROUND OF HEARINGS IN SUGAR CARTELIZATION CASE BY NEXT WEEK

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has on 7th January 2021 commenced hearings in the proceedings against Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) and 84 member mills for prima facie cartelization, in violation of section 4 of the Competition Act 2010. Hearings were held on 7th, 8th, 11th, 15th and… Continue reading

CCP CONCLUDES ENQUIRY IN CEMENT SECTOR CARTELISATION

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has concluded its enquiry in the matter of prima facie violation of the Section 4 (Prohibited Agreements) Competition Act, 2010 by all Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association and its member undertakings. The enquiry was initiated based on the information gathered through various media reports,… Continue reading

CCP MARKS WORLD COMPETITION DAY 2020 WITH THE THEME “ENHANCING ECONOMIC EFFECIENCY OF SMEs

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) marks the World Competition Day on 5th December 2020 with the theme, “Enhancing Economic Efficiency of SMEs” with the resolve to play an active role under its mandate to strengthen and support the small and medium enterprises through policy and advocacy initiatives. On… Continue reading

CCP APPLAUDS SUPPORT OF THE FEDERAL CABINET FOR RESOLVING THE ISSUE OF CCP’S INDEPENDENT FUNDING

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet, in its meeting on 24 November 2020, demonstrated its unequivocal support to the CCP by approving the issuance of a statutory regulatory order (SRO), prescribing 3% of fee and charges levied by SECP, OGRA, PTA, NEPRA and PEMRA from the financial year 2009-10 and onwards to… Continue reading

CCP CONDUCTS SEARCH & INSPECTION OF ALL PAKISTAN CEMENT MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION’S OFFICE BEARERS IN KARACHI

Exercising its powers under Section 34 of the Competition Act 2010, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), as part of an enquiry launched in May 2020 to investigate the possible anti-competitive activities by the cement manufacturers, carried out a search and inspection of the offices of Chairman and Vice Chairman… Continue reading