Big Data: As a Hot Topic


The advent of technology and internet forums has accelerated global economic growth. This greatly facilitated the process of collecting, processing and spending money on price trading in the hands of large companies and start-ups. Often referred to as ‘big data’, this concept calls for a large amount of high-quality data collected and processed by computer software to produce unique data for high-value commercial data. whether big data use affects market competition. Even under compulsory provision, access to big data can lead to unethical behaviour. For example, large businesses need to enter into special agreements with data companies’ analysts and data providers to gain competitively competitive data. They can also predict the market by making it difficult for their users to use or accept their competitors’ platform.

Authored by Rupa Paul, Amity University, Kolkata.

Resolution of Abuse of Dominance Cases


The enactment of the Competition Act, 2002 (the Act), the principal legislation governing compe-tition law in India, along with the establishment of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) as its chief enforcement authority, has been one of the biggest game changers in the Indian regulatory space. As with competition regimes in mature jurisdictions, India’s competition law covers the regulation of anticompetitive conduct, abuse of dominance and unilateral conduct, and combi¬nations. This chapter focuses on the enforcement of provisions relating to abusive conduct of enterprises and explores the evolving trends in this area.

Authored by Parth Bathla, FIMT, GGSIPU, Delhi.