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

Customs Enforcement seeks permission to file CPLA

KARACHI:  The hearing of a contempt plea filed by Hasan Nadeem and others, owners of goods stored at rented Godowns was adjourned to a date in office by a Division bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal. Earlier, Khalid Rajper advocate counsel… Continue reading

CCP Initiates Investigation Against Dubious Housing Schemes

ISLAMABAD: Taking notice of the widespread concerns and complaints regarding the prima facie deceptive marketing practices by various housing schemes in Punjab, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has launched an enquiry to see whether these housing schemes have violated Section 10 of the Competition Act 2010. The Lahore Development… Continue reading

Steel plates consignment released, dismissal of petition to lead to confiscation of fine, penalty

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Arshad Hussain Khan ordered provisional release of a consignment of steel plates against payment of differential amount with Pakistan Customs  while submitting security in respect of fine and penalty. The bench was hearing Sohail… Continue reading

CCP issues show cause notice to online shopping website ‘kaymu.pk’

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued show cause notice to an online shopping platform, ‘Kaymu.pk’ for deceptive marketing practices with regard to the resolution of disputes between buyers and sellers, return policy, payment and shipping methods, and vague terms and conditions thus deceiving consumers in violation of… Continue reading

CCP imposes fines on tetra pack milk companies for deceptive marketing practices

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has passed an order imposing fines of Rs62.29 million on Engro Foods Limited (EFL), Rs2.0 million on Noon Pakistan Limited (NPL), and Rs500,000 on Shakarganj Foods Products Limited (SFP) for violating Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010. The order has been passed… Continue reading

CCP initiates action against real estate company for deceptive marketing

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued show cause notice to a Lahore-based real estate company, M/s Vision Developers (Pvt) Limited, for prima facie deceptively marketing a housing scheme in the name of ‘Park View Villas’ without obtaining approval of the concerned authorities, thus violating Section 10 of the Competition… Continue reading

SHC allows release of soap consignment as interim measure

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Wednesday ordered provisional release of a consignment of soap provisionally against secured payment of custom duty, taxes, fine and penalty. The bench earlier heard Ghulamullah Shaikh advocate of… Continue reading

SHC allows release of consignments on declared value as interim arrangement

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh allowing an application for interim relief filed by importers of toilet soaps ordered release of consignments on payment of duty and taxes on declared value. The bench which was hearing a constitution petition filed by Fams Enterprises and 19 other importers… Continue reading

CCP issues show cause notice to Bahria Town for abuse of dominance

KARACHI: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued a Show Cause Notice to Bahria Town (Private) Limited for prima facie violation of Section 3 of the Competition Act, 2010 for abusing its dominant position by not allowing Nayatel to provide cable, internet and telephony (CIT) services in phase 1-6 of Bahria Town,… Continue reading