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Six M&A deals approved as Indian regulator bypasses quorum, invokes doctrine of necessity

By Freny Patel
  • 10 Feb 2023 01:29
  • 10 Feb 2023 01:29
The logjam of merger and acquisition reviews linked to the Indian government’s failure to appoint a new chief of the country’s antitrust agency finally came to an end late Thursday evening as the watchdog cleared six of the 20 pending merger filings.
Back in action, the Competition Commission of India,

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Freny Patel


Freny has been covering antitrust law, M&A and regulations for over a decade, serving as Asia editor at Policy and Regulatory Report. Prior to joining as an editor at Mergermarket, she headed the banking bureau of a leading Indian financial daily, Business Standard. When India privatized the insurance sector, she had her own column in The Observer.

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