Competition & Anti-trust

Areness advises its clients on transactions and investigations involving abuse of dominance, anticompetitive agreements and merger filings arising from national and international mergers and acquisitions. We represent clients before the DG, CCI, NCLT, NCLAT, High Court(s) and the Supreme Court of India, for their alleged involvement in cartels and anti-competitive conduct or abuse of dominant position and also in filing leniency applications and obtaining a priority status.

Conducting competition compliance training, competition law audits, advisory on market structures, agreements and abusive practices, review of documents, non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements, definitive agreements, franchise agreements, term sheets, employment agreements to identify potential antitrust issues is also handled by the Competition Law Practice team at Areness.


Anton Pillar Order: Witch Hunt in the World of IP

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Introduction of Independent Directors Databank

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Design (Amendment) Rules, 2021

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Research and Insights

Balance Sheets As ‘acknowledgement Of Debt’: End Of Long Drawn Confusion

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (‘Code’) was incorporated with the aim to facilitate speedy debt resolution process and balance of interest of the all the stakeholders.


Extinguishment of prior criminal liabilities of a Corporate Debtor: A safety armour for Resolution Applicants

The jurisprudence developing around the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (hereinafter referred to as ‘I & B Code’) is, nowadays, focused on affording protection


Cross Border Insolvency under the I & B Code, 2016: The road ahead

Law relating to cross border insolvency concerns itself with Indian financial creditors having claims upon defaulting companies which are global, or global financial persons having claims

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