Kala Anandarajah

Rajah & Tann (Singapore)
Lawyer (Partner)

Kala heads the Competition & Antitrust and Trade Practice Cited as Top 100 Women in Antitrust in the World by the Global Competition Review 2013 (the only external counsel in Singapore). Winner of Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2014 AND 2015 for Competition & Antitrust. Awarded Best Lawyer in Competition & Antitrust in Singapore by Best Lawyers 2015. Commended External Counsel of the Year 2016 by the Inhouse Community. Chambers Asia 2014, 2015 and 2016 say Kala is lauded for her ‘solid, can-do attitude and excellent client management skills… She is top-notch in competition law matters and is very good at working out a strategic solution to a legal problem... …. one of the few practitioners who is truly at the cutting edge….’ Clients give her exceptional praise, deeming her “superbly responsive, very hard-working, solution-oriented and reliable.” AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers 2014 highlights that ‘Kala is the complete package for all competition issues in ASEAN’. Kala was in 2014 awarded the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) which is conferred by the President of Singapore for her public service to the Workplace Safety and Health Council, Ministry of Manpower.


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997 Bulletin

Dominique Lombardi, Kala Anandarajah, Kimberly Frank, Tanya Tang The EU Court of Justice and several National Competition Authorities adopt decisions regarding Most Favoured Nation clauses and rebate schemes that are relevant and applicable in the context of ASEAN competition law (Booking.com / Post Danmark)


This article has been nominated for the 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Introduction As we move into the second half of the year, we examine two recent competition enforcement cases in Europe, and consider their relevance and (...)

Dominique Lombardi, Kala Anandarajah, Tanya Tang The Competition Commission of Singapore fines four Japanese ball bearings manufacturers and their Singapore subsidiaries for an anticompetitive agreement (Ball Bearings Case)


This article has been nominated for the 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Introduction Happy New Year all! We start the year with a coverage of key developments in competition law in Singapore over the past year, and discuss the likely (...)

Dominique Lombardi, Kala Anandarajah The Singapore Competition Appeal Board reduces the financial penalties against 5 modelling agencies found by the Competition Commission to have fixed the rates of modelling services (Bee Works Casting / Diva Model /Impact Models Studio / Looque Models Singapore / Ave Management)


On 22 April 2013, the Singapore Competition Appeal Board (‘CAB’) published its decisions in Appeal No 2 of 2012 dated 10 April 2013 and Appeal No 3 of 2012 dated 10 April 2013. These appeals were made against the decision of the Competition Commission of Singapore (‘CCS’) in CCS Case number (...)

2850 Review

Dominique Lombardi, Kala Anandarajah An overview of ASEAN merger regimes


To date*, nine out of the ten ASEAN countries have introduced a generic competition law. Whilst all of these ASEAN competition laws deal with anti-competitive agreements (whether horizontal or vertical or both) and abuses of dominance, not all ASEAN countries have chosen to provide for a merger (...)

Ahmet Buğra Aydın, Akira Inoue, Amanda Bodger, Arti Raghavan, Bilal Shaukat, Bill Batchelor, Chang-Sik Hwang, David Tadmor, Douwe Groenevelt, Farhad Sorabjee, Gillian Sproul, Gönenç Gürkaynak, Gustavo Flausino Coelho, Jean-Maxime Blutel, Kala Anandarajah, Khaled Attia, Kylie Sturtz, Madeleine Renaud, Marilyn Leblanc, Mario Vogl, Martin Nedelka, Matthew F. Jones, Nathalie Jalabert-Doury, Reeti Choudhary, Shai Bakal, Simon Albert, Simone Evans, Theodore L. Banks, Zeynep Ortaç Best practices for compliance programs: Results of an international survey


All companies should employ competition law compliance progams in an attempt to ensure their their employees will follow these complicated laws. Yet, enforcers’ support for competition law compliance programs is wildly inconsistent. A few provide guidance about compliance, and will consider a (...)

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