This 6-hour, 3-part Workshop will enable the participants to gain:
Insights into the statutory and regulatory intent underlying the regulation of combinations under the Competition Act 2002.
Simulated experience of the merger filing process, advance consultation with the Competition Commission of India (CCI), making additional submissions and more.
Invaluable feedback, thought-provoking presentations and insights from experienced practicing lawyers and competition economists.
A comprehensive skill set in drafting and merger filing, equipping you with the tools necessary to navigate this complex landscape with confidence.
Who should attend this programme?
Students pursuing law and economics degrees, Chartered Accountants (CA), Company Secretaries (CS), or Cost and Management Accountants (CMA).
Young professionals in the areas of law or economics or chartered accountant or company secretaryship seeking to acquire nuanced understanding of law and practice of mergers and acquisitions under competition regime.
How to register and participate?
Step 1: Check your applicable participation fee
For Student: Rs 2360/- (Rs 2000 plus GST)
For Professional: Rs 7080/- (Rs 6000 plus GST)
Step 2: Remit the participation fee in the CIRC account:
Account Name: CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition
Bank address: IDFC First Bank, Barakhamba Road, Birla Towers, LGF, Central Delhi- 110001
Alisha Mehra is a senior associate in the competition and antitrust practice of Khaitan & Co, based in New Delhi. She completed her bachelor’s degree in law at the National Law Institute University, Bhopal. She has represented clients across multiple sectors in enforcement and merger control matters before the Competition Commission of India and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal. In recent years, she has been involved with securing approvals for several marquee deals in the finance, ed-tech and gig-economy space. Alisha routinely contributes to many domestic and international publications, and actively assists with competition law seminars and training sessions to companies across the country.
Harishankar Jagadeesh is an Economist with Econ One Research India Pvt. Ltd. in Delhi, India. Mr. Jagadeesh provides research and quantitative analysis support in antitrust (competition) and regulatory cases. His antitrust experience includes merger assessments, cartels and abuse of dominance cases.
Prior to joining Econ One, Mr. Jagadeesh worked at Nathan India where he worked on several competition cases in sectors including financial technology, biotechnology, cement and shipping. Mr. Jagadeesh’s work experience also includes a stint at the Competition Commission of India (CCI) as Research Associate; economist at AZB and Partners, New Delhi; and as a consultant at the Hong Kong office of ICF International. At the CCI, Harishankar worked with the Economic Advisor on several antitrust cases, including the investigation against major e-commerce platforms, and merger assessments including the acquisition of Lafarge Cements by Holcim Cements. At AZB and partners, Harishankar worked with the competition practice headed by Sameer Gandhi. At ICF International, he focused primarily on the shipping and aviation sectors, and he executed projects for the Maritime and Ports Authority of Singapore and the government of Papua New Guinea among others.
Ms. Hemangini Dadwal is part of the AZB's Competition / Antitrust practice. Her near decade-long practice includes advising and representing clients on antitrust enforcement, competition investigations before the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the Director’s General’s Office, merger control, competition litigation and advocacy efforts towards competition policy development. She regularly advises clients across various sectors including media and information technology, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, automobiles and private equity. Hemangini holds an LL.M. degree in Law, Science and Technology from the Stanford Law School.
Joint Director Competition Commission of India
Please contact us with relevant details, and we will be happy to curate a bespoke programme for you.