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Comparative Competition Law Schedule

Basic Information

Title of the Course COMPARATIVE COMPETITION LAW
Course Director Versha Vahini
Course Coordinator Shobhit Mohan
Start and End Date 4th June, 2021-13th August, 2021
Duration 10 Weeks
Course Outcomes The course on completion will enable the participant to demonstrate the ability to
  1. Understand the legal framework on competition law in India, US and EU
  2.Intentify the legal principles and economic rationale of competition law
  3. Apply the economic analysis and legal arguments to the competition law issue
No. of seats available 40
Fee Structure INR 30000/-(Includes INR 1000/- Registration Fees)
   

Faculty Details

KARAN CHANDHIOK HEAD, COMPETITION LAW PRACTICE AT CHANDHIOK & MAHAJAN. RANKED AMONG TOP 100 LAWYERS IN INDIA BY INDIA BUSINESS LEGAL JOURNAL; LISTED IN “40 UNDER 40” IN GLOBAL COMPETITION REVIEW 2020
APARNA MEHRA  PARTNER, SHARDUL AMARCHAND MANGALADAS & Co., COMPETITION LAW PRACTICE AT NEW DELHI 
RAHUL SUNDARAM SENIOR CORPORATE COUNSEL AND HEAD LITIGATION FOR AMAZON IN INDIA
RAHUL SINGH ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, NLSIU, BANGALORE & MEMBER OF NETWORK OF INDIAN COMPETITION EXPERTS
ABHISHEK SINGH BAGHEL ASSOCIATE PARTNER AT DSK LEGAL, NEW DELHI
AVINASH SHARMA ADVOCATE-ON-RECORD, SUPREME COURT OF INDIA 
SAATTVIC FOUNDING PARTNER, SAPIENT ECON, ECONOMIST SPECIALIZING IN COMPETITION LAW, REGULATION AND POLICY
SUMIT JAIN SENIOR RESIDENT FELLOW AT CENTRE FOR COMPETITION LAW AND ECONOMICS
VERSHA VAHINI ASSOCIATE DEAN AND HOD, FACULTY OF LAW, MANAV RACHNA UNIVERSITY AND AN AUTHOR OF THE BOOK ON INDIAN COMPETITION LAW, PUBLISHED BY LEXIS NEXIS

 

 

Week 1 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPETITION & LAW

 

DAY & DATE   TIME   TOPICS RESOURCE PERSONS
FRIDAY  4th JUNE 5:00 – 6:30 PM Inaugural Session  
MONDAY, 7th JUNE 9:00 – 11:00 AM Philosophy and Concept of Competition in Economics & Law    Saattvic
WEDNESDAY, 9th JUNE 5:00 – 6:30 PM Competition Law-Legal Framework and Underlying Principles in India, US and EU   Versha Vahini
FRIDAY, 11th JUNE 9:00 – 11:00 AM

Anti-Competitive Agreements and Cartels-Factors, Strategies and Economics Rationale

     Saattvic

Week 2 - ANTI-COMPETITIVE AGREEMENTS AND CARTELS IN INDIA

DAY & DATE  TIME TOPICS  RESOURCE PERSONS
MONDAY, 14th JUNE 5:00 – 6:30 PM

Systematic Inquiry into Anti-Competitive Agreements – Practice and Procedure

       Avinash Sharma
WEDNESDAY, 16th JUNE 5:00 – 6:30 PM Cartels in India – Analyzing Landmark Cases         Avinash Sharma
FRIDAY, 18th JUNE 5:00 – 6:30 PM Cartels in India – Analyzing Landmark Cases         Avinash Sharma

Week 3- CARTELS AND INTERNATIONAL FRAMEWORK

DAY & DATE TIME TOPICS  RESOURCE PERSONS
MONDAY, 21st JUNE 5:00 – 6:30 PM Law Relating to Anti-Competitive Agreements in US & EU.  Avinash Sharma
WEDNESDAY, 23rd JUNE 9:00 – 11:00AM Economics of Vertical Restraints  Saattvic
FRIDAY, 25th JUNE 5:00 – 6:30 PM Vertical Agreements-Legal Framework   Rahul Sundram

WEEK 4- EXCEPTIONS AND IMMUNITIES

DAY & DATE TIME TOPICS RESOURCE PERSONS
MONDAY, 28th JUNE 5:00 – 6:30 PM

Vertical Agreements-Discussion on Decided Cases

  Rahul Sundaram
WEDNESDAY, 30th JUNE 5:00 – 6:30 PM Exceptions to Anti-Competitive  Agreements  Rahul Sundaram
FRIDAY, 2nd JULY 5:00 – 6:30 PM Immunity/ Amnesty/ Lesser Penalty under the Competition Law   Sumit Jain

WEEK 5 - ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT

DAY & DATE TIME TOPICS RESOURCE PERSONS
MONDAY,  5th JULY 5:00 – 6:30 PM Case Presentation by Participants  Versha Vahini
WEDNESDAY, 7th JULY 5:00 – 6:30 PM Case Presentation by Participants  Versha Vahini
FRIDAY, 9th JULY 9:00 – 11:00 AM Economics of Abuse of Dominant Position  Saattvic

WEEK 6 - ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION

DAY & DATE TIME TOPIC RESOURCE PERSONS
MONDAY, 12th JULY 5:00 – 6:30 PM Indian Legal Framework on Abuse of Dominant Position   Karan Chandhiok
WEDNESDAY, 14th JULY 5:00 – 6:30 PM Legal Framework on ADP in EU and US   Karan Chandhiok
FRIDAY, 16th JULY  5:00 – 6:30 PM

Systematic Inquiry into Dominant Position- Practice, Procedure and Penalties in India

   Karan Chandhiok 

WEEK 7 - PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF ADP

DAY & DATE TIME TOPICS RESOURCE PERSONS
MONDAY, 19th JULY 5:00 – 6:30 PM Abusive Behavior in India – Decided cases  Karan Chandhiok
WEDNESDAY, 21st JULY 5:00 – 6:30 PM Abusive Practices – Sector-Specific Studies  Versha Vahini
FRIDAY, 23rd JULY 5:00 – 6:30 PM Review of Sector-Specific Studies Conducted by CCI  Rahul Sundaram

WEEK 8 - INTERNATIONAL FRAMEWORK ON ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION

DAY & DATE TIME TOPIC RESOURCE PERSONS
MONDAY, 26th JULY 5:00 – 6:30 PM ADP – Learnings from the US Case law  Abhishek S. Baghel
WEDNESDAY, 28th JULY 5:00 – 6:30 PM ADP – Learnings from the EU Case law  Abhishek S. Baghel
FRIDAY, 30th JULY 5:00 – 6:30 PM Background and Legal Framework of Merger Control in India  Aparna Mehra

WEEK 9 - MERGER CONTROL

DAY & DATE TIME TOPIC RESOURCE PERSONS
MONDAY, 2nd AUGUST 5:00 – 6:30 PM Relevant  Market and Market Share for Merger Control  Aparna Mehra
WEDNESDAY, 4th AUGUST 5:00 – 6:30 PM Practice and Procedure of Merger Control in India  Aparna Mehra
FRIDAY, 6th AUGUST 5:00 – 6:30 PM Merger Control in US  Rahul Singh

WEEK 10 -ISSUES, REFORMS AND WAY AHEAD

DAY & DATE TIME TOPIC RESOURCE PERSONS
MONDAY,  9th AUGUST 5:00 – 6:30 PM Merger Control in EU    Rahul Singh
WEDNESDAY, 11th AUGUST 5:00 – 6:30 PM Assessment  Shobhit Mohan
FRIDAY, 13th AUGUST 5:00 – 6:30 PM

Panel Discussions on Issues, Reforms and Way Forward and Valedictory Session

Moderator Versha Vahini