World Bank Exec To Head India's Antitrust Watchdog

Law360, New York (March 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- India's government said Saturday it had appointed a former executive director of the World Bank to head up its competition commission, a move that comes as the country has been making efforts to better align itself with international antitrust standards.

Dhanendra Kumar, a former officer of the Indian Administrative Services who has also served as an executive director of the World Bank in charge of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, has been tapped as the chairman of the Competition Commission of India, the Press Trust...
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