The Working of the Anti-Monopoly Law in India: an Exploratory Study and some Comparative Insights

  • Rakesh Khurana, Nikhilesh Dholakia
  • January 2015, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-16946-0_195

Exploring MRTP: India's first major antitrust law

What is it about?

This is based on some of the earliest work done on MRTP act, by Rakesh Khurana (now a knowledge entrepreneur) and Nikhilesh Dholakia at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA).

Why is it important?

As India, now a part of the BRIC group of major emerging economies, continues to grow, the issues of antitrust will only gain in importance... as they have in all major global economies.


Dr Nikhilesh Dholakia
University of Rhode Island

Over the years since this work, with the exception of USA, because of intense globalization, country-level antitrust issues are fast becoming irrelevant. In EU, the issues have moved to the higher level, the EU level. It will be interesting to observe how anti-monopoly laws play out in countries like India and Brazil in the foreseeable future.

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