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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 Competition 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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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...