CCI imposes penalty on Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC), and others for anti-competitive conduct


CCI imposes penalty on Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC), and others for anti-competitive conduct

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CCI has found that KFCC and others have acted in concert and impeded entry and screening of dubbed movies and in particular the Informant’s film –“Sathyadev IPS”  in State of Karnataka, thereby violating the provisions of section 3(1) and section 3(3)(b)  of the Competition Act, 2002.
CCI found such anti-competitive practice was found to have an appreciable adverse effect on competition and adversely affected the consumers, producers and exhibitors of dubbed cinema in the State of Karnataka and resulted in limiting and restricting the market for dubbed cinemas there and violated provision of Competition Act, 2002. 
“A penalty of Rs.9,72,943/-(Rupees Nine Lakhs Seventy Two Thousand Nine Hundred Forty Three only), Rs. 15,121/- (Rupees Fifteen Thousand One Hundred Twenty-One only) and Rs.2,71,286/- (Rupees Two Lakhs Seventy-One Thousand Two Hundred Eighty-Six only) was respectively imposed on KFCC (OP-1), Mr. Sa Ra. Govindu (OP-5) and Mr. Jaggesh, (OP-3) calculated @ 10% of their average income.”

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For detailed order of CCI in Case No. 42 of 2017 can be accessed on its website www.cci.gov.in


Source: Legaldesire

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