Kalyani is Public Policy Manager at Facebook. She was previously a Partner at Chandhiok & Associates in New Delhi and formerly worked in the competition team at Luthra and Luthra. She has also advised companies on issues concerning merger review and notifications. Between September 2014 and February 2015, she worked with Latham & Watkins, Brussels, on a short term contract where she gained experience in EU competition law. She was involved in notification procedures of merger transactions at the EC and multi-jurisdictional level. She also extensively worked on various aspects in relation to several cartel investigations. Kalyani completed her Masters in Law from Georgetown University, Washington D.C. in 2012. Between 2010 and 2011, she worked as a legislative assistant to a Member of the Parliament of India. She also holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics and a Bachelors of Law degree, from the University of Delhi.
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On 22 November 2017, the Government of India issued a notification exempting Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) operating in the Oil and Gas Sectors (O&G Exemption), from a mandatory pre-merger approval requirement under the Competition Act, 2002 (Competition Act) for a period of (...)
On 1 December 2015 the Competition Commission of India (CCI/Commission) passed an order fining Alkem Laboratories Limited (Alkem) and the All Kerala Chemist and Druggist Association (AKCDA) for violation of the Competition Act, 2002 (Competition Act). The alleged conduct was held to be an (...)
The GE-Alstom deal, while still caught in crosshairs of the European commission, was approved by the Competition Commission of India (CCI/Commission) on 5 May 2015. The order is yet another illustration of increasing enforcement in merger control in India. Notably, the decision highlights the (...)
Introduction After Google, e-commerce seems to be next hot topic in the antitrust community. The European Commission’s recent inquiry has made this sector one of the most watched ones. Predictably, with the exponential increase in internet penetration, the Indian competition law has also (...)
This article provides a primer on the latest trends and developments dealing with cartel enforcement and regulation in India. The article will cover the legislative provision in India regulating cartels, case law developments and future trends based on the current enforcement trends. I. (...)
The Indian Competition Act, 2002 addresses all the three primary areas that modern competition laws engage with: cartels, abuse of dominance and merger control. With almost half a decade of coming into force, it has had a remarkable impact on Indian business and markets. Despite the nascent (...)