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KK SHARMA FATHER OF COMPETITION LAW IN INDIA

KK Sharma Law Offices, dealing in Competition Law, Income Tax, Enforcement and Investigation, Governance, Regulation and Risk, Public Affairs and Policy with footprints across continents, having a track record of offering entire spectrum of litigation support and consultancy of very high standard, was established by Mr. KK Sharma.

Mr. Sharma, as the very first Director General (‘DG’) of functional Competition Commission of India (‘CCI’) established competition law investigation framework in India. As the first head of Merger & Antitrust Divisions, Indian Merger Review Format was established by him. The Firm has been rated very highly in the field of competition law by different publications in India and abroad such as ‘Experts Guide of Euromoney Asia’ and ‘Silicon India’, etc….

2018 GUIDE TO THE WORLD'S LEADING COMPETITION AND ANTITRUST EXPERTS

KK Sharma Law Offices (‘Firm’), offering a complete range of services of litigation support, legal opinion/advisory on tax and other economic laws, has ‘client satisfaction’ as its motto. Headquartered in Delhi, the Firm has affiliate offices spread across the globe. The founder of the Firm, Mr KK Sharma, having been the very first Director General (DG), first head of Merger and Antitrust Divisions of the functional Competition Commission of India (CCI) and a Commissioner of Income Tax, brings his vast academic depth and unique practical experience of establishing competition law in India, in all its dimensions, to the solutions being offered by the Firm.

The Firm has successfully dealt with matters spread across various sectors such as automobiles, real estate, insurance, liquor manufacturing and trading, shipping industry, manufacturing, oil chemical industry, bulk road transportation, future trading of agricultural commodities, power generation and transmission, to name a few….

KK Sharma Law Offices: The Pioneer in Competition Law Consulting

~ Laishram Neviya

Customer is the ‘King pin’ of the market today. Businesses around the globe are making every endeavor to park their brands effectively in the minds of consumers and snatch a bigger pie in the competition. While this has resulted in availability of immense choices for the customers, many businesses vie aggressively and go overboard to grab quick gains. In the process, business ethics and consumer interest becomes a highly neglected value. This unfortunately is the side effect of globalization. With the incoming of ‘The New Industrial Policy’ in 1991, the market started expanding at a breakneck speed, and eventually it became essential to introduce a law to maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies….

Automobile

Having got one of the global automobiles giants imposed with a fine of Rs. 87 crores amongst other instances, our grip on this sector is complete. KK Sharma Law Offices ('Firm') has dealt with the procurement of services of Car Carrier Trucks by market leader in automobile sector in India and brought the anti-competitive practices to the fore.

Banking And Finance

The very first investigation in the country into competition law violations was made which resulted in a cascading effect of company after company giving up the claims of loan foreclosure charges in home and car loans across the country, amongst others, were under taken.

Bulk Transportation

When the allegations of cartel were brought before the enforcement machinery against the flexible conveyor belt manufacturers they were clear in their mind that only KKSLO can deal it successfully and, accordingly, they availed our services.

Film

The very first successful instance of cartelisation dealt by the competition agency in the case of Ficci Multiplex Association was very successfully dealt with by the competition agency under the overall supervision of Mr. Sharma.

Future Trading of Agriculture Commodities

The very first penalty on the leading stock exchange of the country exceeding Rs.50 Crores was based on the investigation done by the Mr. Sharma. Subsequently, when there were allegations of future trading and guar gum and other similar commodities, for saving the enterprises from huge fines, the Firm was the natural choice for representing these companies.

It may not be that well known no manufactured vehicle can leave the premises of the manufacturer except without being loaded on to the car carrier trucks. When the instances of anti competitive practices came to the fore, the Firm was the first choice to taken services from.