Our competition practice sets the precedent through innovative, business-friendly solutions.

Our Competition/Antitrust team is at the forefront of legal and regulatory developments and ideally placed to helm and deliver pragmatic and bespoke solutions for our clients. We are deeply invested in devising innovative and practical solutions to address complex antitrust issues, backed by our years of experience, credibility and interface with the regulator and collaboration with reputed economists and senior litigators. The team has developed strong and nuanced expertise, advising domestic and international clients across traditional as well new-age digital / information technology sectors.

Merger control

The team has an enviable track record in obtaining merger control clearances for numerous marquee transactions and being at the forefront of India’s pivotal ‘Phase II’ investigations. The team routinely provides strategic advice on designing remedy package, divestments, integration planning, clean teams, competitor collaborations, joint venture set-ups, third-party objections to reportable mergers and strategic preparation for complex reportable transactions.

Behavioural / Enforcement

We have market leading enforcement / antitrust litigation practice, well known for raising novel substantive and procedural issues before the antitrust regulator and courts. The team has represented clients in several precedent-setting contentious matters, including the landmark judgment from the Supreme Court of India governing the imposition of CCI penalties, based on ‘relevant turnover’ and not the total turnover of the contravening enterprise.

We regularly advise domestic and international clients on the nuances of the leniency programme in India as well as on follow-on damage claims.

Risk Assessment, Compliance and Strategic Advisory

The team provides strategic advice on market entry, launch of new products/services, general business conduct, go-to-market strategy and risk mitigation. We have designed and implemented compliance programmes for our clients across sectors by offering a number of options ranging from targeted training sessions, interactive case studies and mock dawn raids to business-friendly online e-learning programmes.

• Advised on over 30% of merger notifications filed in 2019.
• Advisor to multinational corporations, Indian conglomerates and public sector undertakings.
• Provide insights and assistance to the regulator and the Ministry on competition policy matters.


Stand Out Deals

  • Competition/Antitrust

Prestige Estates

  • Competition/Antitrust

Puravankara Projects

  • Competition/Antitrust

Ambuja Cements + Lafarge India


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