Uber vs Meru: Now playing at the Supreme Court of India
Meru has claimed that Uber has a majority share in the Delhi NCR cab market. By indulging in predatory pricing, an anti-competitive move, it has caused significant losses to Meru. Uber isn’t taking things lying down
Ashish K. Mishra, Venkat Ananth
The Ken got hold of a stash of legal documents from the Supreme Court fight between Uber and Meru, including various prior submissions by both parties before the CCI and COMPAT
It’s a no-holds-barred fight. There’s also lots of numbers, accusations and explanations within the documents that cast light on the cab market
The fare and incentive calculations filed by Meru are quite breathtaking, although they refer to 2015 (things have cooled off somewhat since then)
Ola is there too. Wait for the twist in the end
The escalation of this battle to the Supreme Court is interesting. Not that it could have been ruled out because Uber likes scrappy fights. And it likes to go the distance.
The Ken got hold of and pored over the court documents and the submissions made by both parties. This includes Meru’s petition to the Competition Commission of India (CCI), the Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) order and the petition and submission made by Uber to the Supreme Court. This story is important to get you up to speed on what’s happening in the fight for the aggregator cab market…
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