CCI dismisses case against real estate developer – MGF Developments

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed a case filed by one of the shop owners in the Metropolitan Mall, Gurugram (Mall) against the unfair trade practices being carried out by the developer of the Mall – MGF Development Ltd. & its maintenance agent – MGF Mall Management, by not handing over the management of the Mall to the Association of owners of the Mall and thereby carrying out the maintenance and supply of electricity at exorbitant rates. However, the CCI noting that allegations for abuse of dominant position cannot be sustained as there are other malls in Gurugram and nearby areas & further that the Information fails to provide sufficient proof of violation in terms of Section 3 of the Competition Act, 2002, dismissed the case.