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April 2014

Same same but different

The legality of parallel imports remains a grey area in India

Strike a pose: Nothing IP to it

Attempts to copyright yoga routines have thrown up issues of originality, ownership, traditional knowledge and choreography

Intellectual property in numbers

The facts, figures, feats and fees of Indian IP firms

Giving back

Self-reporting and transparency promise to be the hallmarks of India’s new legal provisions on corporate social responsibility, but there are several grey areas that may hinder compliance

Falling foul?

A proposal to widen the ambit of the UK Bribery Act could spell trouble for Indian companies

A step towards balanced leadership?

First-time women directors will bring diversity and a fresh point of view to India Inc

Sweet success

How a temple prevailed in the battle over a geographical indication for its famous confection

Key tax aspects to consider when contemplating M&A

By Pranay Bhatia and Janhavi Sharma, Economic Laws Practice

Framework strives to give new life to distressed assets

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Misrepresentation and due diligence: The HSBC case

By Ashish Razdan and Sameer Sah, Khaitan & Co

Merging a foreign company into an Indian company

By Puja Sondhi and Ramanuj Gopalan, Amarchand Mangaldas

Descriptive trademarks: Litigation lessons in India

By Ameet Datta and Suvarna Mandal, Saikrishna & Associates

Should private companies be subject to CAG audits?

By Akshay Jaitly and Anuja Tiwari, Trilegal

Light shed on foreign facets of due debt and arbitration

By Vivek Vashi and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

Horizontal or vertical ties not required for violation

By Amit Tambe and Kunal Chandra, Trilegal

Cases disclose penalties for common business practices

By Suhail Nathani and Yogesh Chande, Economic Laws Practice

Holder of Canadian shares has right to audited results

By Derek Bell and Jason Woycheshyn, Bennett Jones LLP

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Features

India's Competition Amendment Bill 2022

Black & white

At first glance, the Competition Amendment Bill, 2022, seems to be revolutionary and innovative. However, its success will depend on the implementation of the regulations issued by the antitrust watchdog

India's electric vehicle regulation

Electric dreams

As India aims for greater adoption of electric vehicles, some key challenges need to be overcome

Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

Managing partners at law firms are more optimistic about the future than they have been in years as the negative effects of the pandemic on the economy decline

Practitioner’s perspectives

India's pre-grant opposition process review

Time for pre-grant opposition process review

By Archana Shanker, Anand & Anand

Rising prominence of store layouts in IP disputes

By Prachi Agarwal and Mishthi Dubey, Anand & Anand
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