The Internet And Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has filed an impleadment application to the Delhi High Court on Monday to become a respondent to a petition filed against ecommerce firms for allegedly violating India's foreign direct investment (FDI) laws. An impleadment application allows a new entity to participate in an ongoing case if that entity is able to prove it will be affected by the outcome of the case. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw, who is hearing the case, allowed IAMAI to file its responses and has set the next date of hearing to February 26, 2016. Ecommerce companies such as Snapdeal, Flipkart and e-Bay are a part of the IAMAI. In the last hearing in November, Justice Endlaw had ordered India's Enforcement Directorate to investigate 21 e-commerce companies after finding "prima facie" violations of India's FDI laws. At that time, six companies were already under investigation. AIFMRA petition:…
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