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Kabir Garyali

Of Counsel

Contact
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Kabir is Of Counsel in the CMS Antitrust, Competition and Trade Team in London. He has practised in the field of EU and UK competition law and merger control for over 7 years.

His experience includes conduct of merger control matters, antitrust investigations, market investigations and state aid. He has also advised extensively in relation to competition law compliance matters involving cooperative joint ventures and distribution arrangements.

 

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Education

  • 2012 – Postgraduate Diploma EU Competition Law, King‘s College London
  • 2006 – LPC, BPP Law School, London
  • 2004 – BA, New College, Oxford University
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12/05/2022
10 key aspects of the revised EU competition law in the field of distribution...
The new Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) and the new accompanying Vertical Guidelines (VGL) were published on 10 May 2022. The new VBER will enter into force on 1 June 2022 and apply for the next twelve years. The new VBER/VGL introduce sev

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23/05/2024
CMS advises Alliance on successful appeal of CMA decision before the UK...
International law firm CMS has advised Alliance Pharma Plc and Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited (“Alliance”) on its successful appeal before the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) of a decision...
04/05/2023
UK merger control reform: significant expansion planned in the Digital...
As noted in our recent Law-Now the UK Government has finally published the long-awaited Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill (the Bill).This is the first in a series of articles analysing specific...
25/04/2023
Competition reform and the UK’s answer to Big Tech: the Digital Markets,...
On 25 April 2023, the Government published and introduced to Parliament the long-awaited Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill.  The Bill’s scope is wide and covers three broad areas: the...
01/09/2021
CMS advises SSE on £1.225bn sale of stake in SGN
International law firm CMS has advised SSE on the sale of its entire 33.3% stake in gas distribution operator Scotia Gas Networks Ltd (SGN) to a consortium comprising existing SGN shareholder Ontario...
21/12/2020
CMS advises Bibby Line Group on sale of Costcutter Supermarkets Group
International law firm CMS has advised Bibby Line Group on the sale of Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) to Bestway Wholesale, the UK’s largest independent wholesaler. The agreement is part of a planned...
18/12/2020
Regulatory solutions to competition problems: towards a new UK regime for...
In July 2020 we wrote about the CMA’s findings on competition in digital advertising and its recommendations for improving competition and consumer outcomes in its market study report published that...
06/07/2020
The end of the beginning: the CMA’s conclusions on Online Platforms and...
The Competition & Markets Authority (“CMA”) last week released its final report outlining its findings in its Online Platforms and Digital Advertising Market Study. The CMA found that competition...
27/12/2019
CMA seeks new regulatory regime to regulate online platforms
The Competition & Markets Authority (“CMA”) last week released its interim report outlining its preliminary findings into its Online Platforms and Digital Advertising Market Study. In finding broad...
25/09/2019
CMS advises The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited on key offshore...
International law firm CMS has advised The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (“TRIG”), a fund managed by InfraRed Capital Partners, on the acquisition of a 25% indirect equity interest in Gode...
21/05/2019
AI: Could a software developer be deemed a cartel facilitator?
Competition authorities are concerned about the use of AI software to implement an­ti­com­pet­it­ive ar­range­ments. It is foreseeable that an AI software developer is drawn into a future cartel investigation...
03/07/2018
Is the competition regime ready to take on the AI decision maker?
The emergence of sophisticated commercial applications of AI raises the ques­tion wheth­er a business will be liable when it deploys AI capable of making in­de­pend­ent de­cisions on its behalf and those...
27/01/2017
Can a supplier prohibit retailers of its products using online marketplaces?
This article was produced by Nabarro LLP, which joined CMS on 1 May 2017. On 26 January 2017, the European Commission confirmed its position that suppliers prohibiting retailers of their goods from using...