National Conference on Economics of Competition law held in New Delhi
On March 3, the 8th edition of the National Conference on Economics of Competition law was held in New Delhi.
An overview of the news
This conference has been organized every year by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) since 2016.
Dr. V Anant Nageswaran, Chief Economic Advisor of the Finance Ministry, gave the main speech in the inaugural session.
The conference brings scholars, doctors, academics and experts working in the field of economics of Competition law.
The conference includes a complete session and two technical sessions.
The theme of this year's conference is 'Antitust and Regulation: Interface and Synergy'.
The objectives of the conference
To encourage research and debate on contemporary issues in the field of economics of competition law.
Develop better understanding of relevant competition issues for the Indian context.
Consult for enforcement of competition law in India.
Competition Commission of India (CCI)
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is the chief national competition regulator in India.
It was set up under the Competition Act, 2002
It comes under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
It promotes healthy market competition and prevents activities that have an adverse effect on competition in India.
CCI also approves combinations under the act so that two merging entities do not overtake the market.
Headquarter - New Delhi
Current Chairman - Ashok Kumar Gupta
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