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Associate in the Competition/Antitrust Practice at the Noida Office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Rajat advises on merger control, enforcement matters and competition compliance / risk assessment. He can be reached at

On 19 October 2022, the Competition Commission of India (the CCI) imposed heavy penalties[1] on MakeMyTrip India Private Limited (MMT) and Ibibo Group Private Limited (collectively, MMT-Go) and directed MMT-Go to, inter alia, modify its agreements with hotels to remove parity and exclusivity related obligations. Legitimacy of price parity clauses (also referred to as ‘best-price’ or ‘most favoured nation’ or MFN clauses) has been one of the highly debated ‘modern’ antitrust issues across many jurisdictions.Continue Reading Clarity on parity? Potential implications of the CCI’s order against MMT-Go for intermediation platforms