Farhad Sorabjee, partner, is an experienced trade lawyer and litigator, and heads the firm’s competition law team in Mumbai. He acted in the very first cartel activity investigation filed before the Competition Commission of India, and continues to advise and act on matters pertaining to competition law. He has appeared and argued before various tribunals, high courts and the Supreme Court of India. He has been part of the India task force of the American Bar Association (ABA) Antitrust Section involved in the representations made by the ABA to the Competition Commission of India from time to time.
Cartels are a surprisingly persistent feature of economic life. The temptation to rig the game in one’s favour is constant, particularly when demand conditions are weak and the product in question is an undifferentiated commodity.