Naval Satarawala Chopra

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (New Delhi)
Lawyer (Partner)

Naval Satarawala Chopra is a partner in the competition law practice at Amarchand & Mangaldas (New Delhi offices). Naval focuses on contentious cases covering the entire range of competition law, including cases on abuse of dominance, cartel investigations and merger control in India. He regularly represents clients before the Competition Commission of India and the Competition Appellate Tribunal and is a frequent commentator on competition law issues in India. Prior to joining Amarchand & Mangaldas, Naval was an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, in London for over four years. Naval is qualified to practice in New York, England & Wales and India. He holds an LL.B. from ILS Law College, Pune, and an LL.M. from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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Indian Competition Commission (New delhi)
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (New Delhi)
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (New Delhi)
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (New Delhi)
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (New Delhi)
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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (Mumbai)

Articles

1565 Bulletin

Aparna Mehra, Gauri Chhabra, Harman Singh Sandhu, John Handoll, Manika Brar, Naval Satarawala Chopra, Pallavi Shroff, Shweta Shroff Chopra The Indian Competition Authority holds that information exchange is not a standalone violation of the Indian Competition Act (Flashlights cartel)

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On 6 November 2018, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) found that four manufacturers/traders of flashlights and their trade association (the Opposite Parties) were not involved in cartelisation as, despite an information exchange, there was not enough corroborating evidence to suggest a (...)

Aparna Mehra, Gauri Chhabra, Harman Singh Sandhu, John Handoll, Manika Brar, Naval Satarawala Chopra, Pallavi Shroff, Shweta Shroff Chopra The Indian Competition Authority conditionally clears a merger in the agrochemicals and seeds industry (Bayer / Monsanto)

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In an order dated 14 June 2018, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved Bayer AG’s (Bayer) acquisition of Monsanto Company (Monsanto) (together, the Parties) subject to certain modifications. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. represented Monsanto and assisted in seeking the CCI’s (...)

John Handoll, Manika Brar, Naval Satarawala Chopra The Indian Supreme Court clarifies the scope of the investigative powers of the Director General of the Competition Authority and the establishment of an agreement to indulge in collusive bidding (Crop Care)

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On 10 May 2017, the Supreme Court of India published its judgment dated 8 May 2017 in Excel Crop Care Ltd. v. Competition Commission of India & Anr . This judgment deals with important issues on the applicability of the Competition Act, 2002 (Competition Act) to conduct prior to its coming (...)

Naval Satarawala Chopra, Pallavi Shroff, Shweta Shroff Chopra The Competition Commission of India grants a 75% reduction in penalty in a cartel case applying leniency program (Suo Moto Case)

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Introduction The Competition Commission of India (CCI) in the first ever decision involving leniency in a cartel case (Suo Moto Case No. 03 of 2014 – In Re: Cartelization in respect of tenders floated by Indian Railways for supply of Brushless DC Fans and other electrical items), published on (...)

Naval Satarawala Chopra, Pallavi Shroff, Shweta Shroff Chopra The Indian Government publishes notifications enhancing the existing jurisdictional thresholds in the merger control regime amending the existing exemptions

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The Indian merger control regime under the Competition Act, 2002 (Competition Act) has been in force for nearly five years. The provisions of the Competition Act are to be read together with the notifications issued, from time to time, by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India (...)

Naval Satarawala Chopra, Pallavi Shroff, Shweta Shroff Chopra The Competition Commission of India fines an undertaking for failing to notify a merger within 30 days of the trigger date (GE)

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The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has recently imposed a penalty of INR 5 crores (approximately USD 750,000) on GE for its failure to notify the proposed acquisition of Alstom companies within 30 days of the trigger date. The penalty imposed on GE is the highest penalty for late filing (...)

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