LEGAL UPDATES
During this unprecedented impact of the Coronavirus (COVID–19) pandemic we wanted to reassure you of our continued service. We understand that you will be dealing with your own organisational challenges in facing the realities of COVID-19, but please be assured that we will be available to render all legal assistance to you without disruption. We endeavour to post regular legal and industry updates on our website to keep you informed. We, at LMA, hope and pray for everyone’s continued safety. (24.03.2020).      Memo on the measures taken by Regulatory Authorities, the Federal Government and Provincial Governments in Light of COVID – 19. (25.03.2020).

Competition

We regularly advise a number of clients in relation to their rights and obligations under the Competition law regime. We have also represented entities before the Competition Commission of Pakistan, its Appellate Tribunal and the Superior Courts of Pakistan in matters pertaining to business and industry practices.

We also advise our clients in respect of the anti-competition practices and the expansion of business, including with regard to vertical and horizontal arrangements, along with advice on the acquisition of assets and shares in accordance with the competition law.

Our team of lawyers at LMA has represented multiple banks before the Competition Commission in respect of challenge to alleged collusive activity amongst banks for charging uniform amounts for ATM cash withdrawals.

We regularly advise clients on corporate formalities to give effect to mergers and acquisitions of both assets as well as shares and represent clients in filing and obtaining of all necessary approvals and consents from the Competition Commission of Pakistan.