FILE PHOTO: A member of the Amazon, walks through a revolving gate within an Amazon Fulfillment Center and BLR7) in the outskirts of Bengaluru, India, from September 18, 2018. REUTERS/ Abhishek N. Chinnappa/File Photo
NEW DELHI/BENGALURU (Reuters) – An Indian court on Friday put on hold an antitrust investigation into the industry’s leading e-commerce companies will be a challenge Amazon.com Inc., two of the lawyers involved in the proceedings told Reuters on Friday.
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) last month dropped an inquiry into arch-rival Amazon’s and Walmart’s Flipkart over alleged breaches of competition law and sector-specific discounting practices.
Amazon this week to have challenged the investigation in a court of law in Bangalore city.
In court on Friday granted a stay on the survey for the next two months, according to a lawyer from the Indian law firm P&A Law Offices, who as a representative of the Amazon river.
Reporting by Aditya Kalra and Munsif Vengattil; Editing by Sanjeev Miglani