Amitabh Kumar, a former Indian revenue service officer, has joined J Sagar Associates as a senior regulatory and tax adviser based in the firm’s Delhi office.
Kumar recently retired as a commissioner of income tax. During his 31-year career, he handled diverse assignments in the fields of regulation, public finance and policy. He also acted as a consultant to the African Development Bank, The World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme and the Department for International Development (UK). Kumar was the first director-general of the Competition Commission of India from 2004 to 2009.
“We are delighted that Mr Kumar is associating with us. Our clients and our attorneys will greatly benefit from the wealth of his experience,” said Jyoti Sagar, the managing partner of J Sagar Associates.