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.

Opinions

Synthesis of IP and GI: Safeguarding the Heritage

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Anton Pillar Order: Witch Hunt in the World of IP

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Whether Advance Payment is ‘Operational Debt’:

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Research and Insights

Arcelormittal India Private Limited Vs. Satish Kumar Gupta & Ors.: Filling of Judicial Granite in 29A(c) of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016

‘Quando aliquid prohibetur ex directo, prohibetur et per obliquum’, meaning what cannot be done directly, cannot be done indirectly,

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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

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SALE AS A GOING CONCERN UNDER LIQUIDATION: A SAFTEY TOOL

The enactment of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (‘Code’) introduced a revamped regime for the liquidation of companies for which insolvency resolution has failed.

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