Aman Singh Sethi is a Partner in the Firm’s Competition Law Practice. He has 9 years of experience working on contentious as well as non-contentious cases.
Aman has advised clients in high-tech/ disruptive industries, agrochemicals and agricultural traits, cement, petrochemicals, and telecommunication sectors.
On the enforcement front, Aman has been, and currently is involved in litigious matters before the Competition Commission of India (CCI), the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal as well as the Supreme Court. He has also been involved in a number of challenges against the CCI before various Writ Courts seeking due process and the preservation of natural justice rights.
Aman has advised Matrimony.com in its complaint against Google for alleged abuse of dominance (GCR – ‘Behavioural Matter of the Year – Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa’ 2019), and continues to do so in appeal. He has also successfully defended Uber against multiple complaints of alleged abuse of dominance and anti-competitive (including hub and spoke) agreements and Indian hospitality disruptor Oravel Stays Private Limited for alleged abuse of dominance. In addition, Aman is representing Monsanto Company (now Bayer), Ambuja Cements Limited, Abbott Healthcare and the National Stock Exchange of India Limited in proceedings pertaining to alleged anti-competitive agreements and abuse of dominance.
Aman has also been involved in several major mergers notified to the CCI including advising GSK in obtaining clearance for its exchange of businesses with Novartis, DuPont in obtaining clearance for the Dow-DuPont merger, and Vodafone in obtaining a phase I clearance of the Vodafone-Idea merger.
Aman routinely writes on issues related to the interplay of competition law and intellectual property, as well as on digital markets. Of late, Aman has been writing on the proposed amendments to the (Indian) Competition Act and critically evaluating the expected impact on industry.
Rising Stars Awards Asia-Pacific, by International Tax Review, 2022
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