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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

Most Popular

Cayman Islands’ foundation companies

Why are Cayman Islands’ foundation companies popular?

By Robert Farrell, Loeb Smith Attorneys
Countering bad-faith TM hijack

Countering bad-faith TM hijack by first-to-file

By Mila Federis, Federis & Associates Law Offices

HR manager’s guide to data privacy officer role in India

By Shailyamanyu Singh, Anand and Anand
corporate insolvency approvals

Corporate insolvency approvals: Balancing compliance and resolution

By Veena Sivaramakrishnan, Soummo Biswas, Yugal Jain and Aditi Tomar, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Correspondents

RBI on SRO

RBI may be learning to trust SROs

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Repeal consumer protection disguised as tax provision

By Mukesh Butani, Shankey Agrawal, and Lopamudra Mahapatra, BMR Legal
video

Ensuring liquidation preference to protect investor rights

By Parag Bhide and Mitali Kshatriya, Bharucha & Partners

Features

Billing rates survey in India

The value vector

Companies are putting greater pressure on external counsel to make them prove their worth

Fresh directions

How are IBBI’s proposed changes set to impact the resolution process and overcome existing hurdles

Legal-year-review-2023

2023 – The legal year in review

A look back at the chief geopolitical and economic trends that had a fallout on Asia’s legal world

Practitioner’s perspectives

Singapore blooms as hub for dispute resolution

By Ban Jiun Ean, Maxwell Chambers

Maxwell Chambers CEO talks about why Singapore continues to flourish as a prominent arbitration hub

harmful content to children intermediaries

Zero tolerance on inaction by intermediaries regarding content harmful to children

By Pravin Anand, Vaishali Mittal and Siddhant Chamola, Anand and Anand

Managing founder disputes in startups

By Nitu Agarwal, YNSS Law Offices

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