Now, Advocates can accompany persons summoned by DG of CCI (but there’s a catch)

Aditya AK December 11 2018

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has introduced an amendment to its regulations, hereby allowing advocates to accompany parties summoned during an investigation by the Director General (DG).

The Competition Commission of India (General) Amendment Regulations, 2018 envision the insertion of a new Section 46A to the 2009 Regulations, which allow advocates to be present at DG investigations, albeit with a few riders.

The restrictions on the role of the advocate are:

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