After two exhilarating days of rip roaring mooting exercise, it is now time to come to the end of the 3rd GD Goenka Global Antitrust and Competition Law Moot Court Competition, 2018.Each team had given their best during the impactful sessions and the judges found it very difficult to select a winner. Nonetheless, winners had to be declared. The two best teams went against each other in the finale with personnel of high profile adjudging the session.

Dr. Lalit Bhasin [President, Bar Association of India, Society of Indian Law Firms] was the chief guest of the Valedictory ceremony. Eminent dignitaries like Dr. Subir Bikas Mitra [ Executive Director(Law & HR) GAIL(India) Ltd.; Mr. Ganesh Chandru [Executive Partner, Laxmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys] and Mr. Aditya Wadhwa (Partner, Wadhwa Law Chambers)had graced the occasion with their valuable presence and mentioned how each team had given their best and how they were surprised at the level of research the students had done. Prof.(Dr.) S. Shantakumar (Dean, Academics & School of Law) congratulated each and every participant on successful completion of the moot court competition. Mr. Kuldeep Kumar (Joint Director , Law CCI); Mr. Aditya Wadhwa (Partner, Wadhwa Law Chambers), Mr. Abir Roy (Advocate, Seetharaman associates & Advocates) and Ms. Babita Yadav (social activist) were also present for the occasion.

As correctly put forth by Dr. Lalit Bhasin, in his presidential address that each participant is a winner as they were the chosen one to represent their universities in this competition. It was a tough competition but nonetheless, the learning experience has been very enriching and it is something that each participant will take back with them.

The results were announced in the Valedictory Ceremony. Government Law College, Mumbai won the prestigious competition. Law Centre II, University of Delhi were awarded the runners up award. They were awarded cash prize of Rs. One lakh and Rs. Fifty Thousand respectively. The Best Speaker Male was awarded to Mr. Madhav Nakra & the Best Speaker Female was awarded to Ms. Niraimathi. N and they were awarded cash prize of Rs. Twenty Thousand each. The award for Best Memorial was given to NLU, Odisha and they were awarded a cash prize of Rs. Ten Thousand.

The esteemed guests appreciated the commendable job done by the host institution, GD Goenka University not just for its efforts but also for its initiative to host such a competition. Prof. Anil Dawra, Proctor, GD Goenka University had given his vote of thanks and expressed his sincere gratitude and heartfelt wishes to each and every single one who made this Competition and its success bigger and better. With this, ended the very prestigious 3rd GD Goenka Global Antitrust and Competition Law Moot Court Competition.

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