Taxmann’s Indian Competition Law is a section-wise commentary on Competition Law. What sets this book apart is the unique combination of the study of both substantive and procedural elements of Competition Law in India.
The objective of this book is three-fold:
- Focusing on Indian Competition Law, elucidating the Indian jurisprudence and then comparing it with positions taken by European Union (EU) and the United States
- This book does not get restricted to the major provisions/broader issues of competition law but also highlights economic, technical and administrative concepts/issues that are relevant in the practical application and interpretation of competition law
- This book does not become a technical treatise but a document that a wider audience can read and understand, including lawyers, judges, academicians, lawmakers, market regulators, & entrepreneurs.
The Present Publication is the Latest Edition, authored by Adv. Gautam Shahi & Dr. Sudhanshu Kumar, amended up to 30th May 2021, with the following noteworthy features:
- [Detailed Study on Fundamental Issues] including:
- Anti-Competitive Agreements
- Abuse of Dominant Position
- Combinations (Acquisitions and Mergers)
- [Evolution of Competition Jurisprudence] in India
- [Comparitive Assessment] of major issues in Indian competition law with vis-à-vis EU, UK, and the USA
- [Exhaustive Analysis] on Rules, Regulations, Guidance issued by CCI & Case Laws decided by the CCI, COMPAT (now NCLAT), High Courts, and the Supreme Court
- [Interaction of Competition Act with other Laws] such as:
- Administrative Law
- Intellectual Property Laws
- Telecom Laws
About the author
Adv. Gautam Shahi specialises in Regulatory law and policy. He has extensive experience in Competition law litigation in the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT). He has represented clients before the CCI, NCLAT, various High Courts and Supreme Court of India. He has also assisted in creating Competition Compliance Programs for various Corporate Houses. Gautam also advises on mergers & acquisition transactions. He has been involved with combination filings and seeking approval from the CCI since the promulgation of Combination Regulations in June 2011.
Dr. Sudhanshu Kumar is an experienced academician and is currently working an as Assistant Professor of Law at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. He is also the Coordinator for the Centre for Corporate and Competition Laws at NALSAR. He offers papers on corporate and competition law for both undergraduate and post-graduate students. Some of his publications include books on competition and consumer laws of India. He has worked on multiple Government-sponsored projects and has been engaged in training professionals and administrative offers on corporate and commercial laws. Dr. Kumar is also a member of the Network of Indian Competition Experts (NICE) of the Competition Commission of India.