COMPAT stays Rs. 6,307 crore penalty on cement companies; Refuses to interfere with CCI’s “cease and desist”

The Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) has stayed the Rs. 6,307 crore penalty imposed by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against various cement companies. However, COMPAT has directed the companies and the Cement Manufacturer’s Association to deposit 10% of the penalty amount within one month, failing which the appeal shall be dismissed.

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