Online Markets and Competition Law in India

By Apoorva Mandhani, Symbiosis Law School, Pune.

Online market platforms have altered the dynamics of many businesses since its inception. This has shaken the well-established offline retail market; and offline retailers fear the loss of business at a great extent because of E- Tailers.[1] Consequently, even at such a nascent stage, online markets have come under the scanner of the Competition authorities. (more…)

Violating FDA regulations: Sellers in trouble?

By Sanjay Kumar Negi, Marketing Manager, Akosha.

Have you ever tried to buy medicines from an e-commerce portal?

If yes, then those drugs may not available anymore on that site.

Why so?

The most probable reason could be that the portal may have violated the terms set by the ‘Food and Drug Administration’ authorities and is forced to remove those products from the inventory. (more…)