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- University College London (UCL) to Promote Direct Dialogue between India and Pakistan
A conference organized by The Centre for Law, Economics and Society at University College London (UCL) on Tuesday, held a dialogue on topic, 'Adoption, Implementation and Impact of the Indian and Pakistani Competition Laws'. The conference was held in University College of London campus in London, England.
The conference was attended by prominent legal experts from India and Pakistan; they contemplated upon the recently created competition laws in both countries. Professor Ioannis Lianos and Dr Amber Darr of UCL Laws who were the organizers of the conference, objectified the conference to put emphasize on the importance of direct dialogue about the competition law in the region of South Asia especially between India and Pakistan.
It was UCL’s very first South Asian Competition Law Conference, a large number of speakers and law personalities participated in the conference. According to official website of UCL's Centre for Law, Economics and Society The speakers include: Samar Abbas, Ijaz Ahmed , Aditya Bhattacharjea , Amber Darr (UCL Laws), Geeta Gouri (former Member, Competition Commission of India), Shabbir Harianawala (Partner, Haidermota BNR, Karachi), Dhanendra Kumar , Manas Kumar Chaudhri , Ioannis Lianos (UCL Laws), Hassan Qaqaya (Senior Fellow (former Head, UNCTAD Competition & Consumer Policies Branch, Switzerland), Ikram-ul-Haque Qureshi (Lahore - former Member of Competition Commission of Pakistan), M M Sharma (Vaish Associates Advocates) and Joseph Wilson (McGill University - former Chairperson of Competition Commission of Pakistan).
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