Rahul Singh is a Partner in the Competition Law Practice Group in the Bengaluru office. Rahul has expertise in the inter-disciplinary methodology of competition law-and-economics. Between 2012 and 2016, Rahul worked as a counsel and (national) head of competition practice at a large Indian law firm.
Rahul has worked with the Competition Commission of India, New Delhi as a Member of the Advisory Committee on Regulation. In this capacity, he has trained scores of officials at the Competition Commission of India in the inter-disciplinary competition law-and-economics.
Rahul has significant experience in Competition Law. He has advised and represented clients (including as an arguing counsel) in contentious as well as non-contentious matters.
- Karnataka State Bar Council
Rahul Singh has represented and advised the following clients
Represented and advised (i) on their first ever (precedent setting) appeal arising out of merger control at the competition appeal tribunal, and (ii) on their investment in an Indian mobile service provider entity.
Advised on an investment in the food and nutrition market.
Advised on a litigation strategy to be adopted at Competition Commission of India.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
Represented and advised on their competition dispute with co-branded card partners.
A client in the railways sector
Advised on India’s first ever competition case on leniency.
Advised on a precedent-setting, first ever case re electronic commerce market.
Hindustan Colas Limited
Advised on the first ever gun jumping (precedent setting) case on issues related to pre-payment of consideration.
Standard Chartered Bank
Advised on purchase of certain assets.
Advised on a joint venture partnership with Subros.
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News and Events
Rahul Singh has featured in the following news and webinars
The Indian Competition Authority grants interim relief to hotel franchisees in the online travel agents’ market (MakeMyTrip / Ibibo)
The waiting period is over -The Competition Commission of India (after monthslong wait) publishes the approval order relating to Google USD 4.5 billion investment in Reliance Jio
India’s (competition) Appeal Tribunal Clarifies the Emerging Jurisprudence on Hub-and-Spoke Cartel
The (competition) appeal tribunal adopts strict interpretation of limitation period and condemns ‘forum shopping’
Delhi High Court clarifies the interplay between the jurisdiction of the CCI and other statutory regulators