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Amazon asks CCI to revoke $3.4-billion Future-RIL deal approval

The e-commerce firm has said the CCI Approval for the Impugned Transaction was "illegally obtained" and is a nullity in the eyes of law

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Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
US e-commerce giant Amazon has written to Ashok Kumar Gupta, chairman of Competition Commission of India (CCI) and other top executives and asked the country’s antitrust regulator to revoke its approval for Future Retail's (FRL) $3.4 billion sale of retail assets to Reliance. Amazon said the CCI Approval for the Impugned Transaction was “illegally obtained” and is a nullity in the eyes of law. The letter has also been sent to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Rao Inderjit Singh,Minister of State, Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

In Aug 2019, Amazon acquired a 49 per cent stake in Future Coupons, the promoter entity

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First Published: Nov 29 2021 | 1:41 AM IST

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