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Her place in justice

What factors affect the rise of women in India's judiciary?

New connections

Is Beijing Digital Telecom's acquisition of a stake in Spice Online a harbinger of more Sino-Indian action to come?

Taking on the tax tricksters

Indian companies must re-examine their existing structures to comply with GAAR or face adverse consequences

Standing your ground

Intermediaries rejoice after key appeal win by Myspace

By Daksh Kumar, LexOrbis

GST Council: New era of indirect tax administration

By L Badri Narayanan and Asish Philip Abraham, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Smart City Mission: The challenges ahead

By Soumya Kanti De Mallik and Siddhanth Pandey, HSA Advocates

Is the budget a bellwether or a Cassandra for reforms?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

The M&A themes that may dominate in 2017

By Shuva Mandal and Ankit Mishra, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas

Foreign national employees in ‘Make in India’ initiatives

By Gautam Khurana and Promila Dhar, India Law Offices

Employee hiring structures in India and applicable law

By Rashmi Pradeep and Abe Abraham, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

FIPB phase-out: A bold and welcome move – or is it?

By Damini Bhalla and Samir Dudhoria, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

Corporate governance and upside sharing agreements

By Vijai Mathur and Saiyam Chaturvedi, Link Legal India Law Services

Payment banks: Attempt to stimulate cashless economy

By Kanika Malhotra and Pran Malik, SNG & Partners

Fresh start

Sourish Mohan Mitra asks whether institutional arbitration will finally make an impact on India

A woman’s worth

Outdated beliefs about the abilities, roles and behaviour of India's women lawyers must be dismantled, argues Parveen Mahtani, the head of legal at Tata Housing Development.

Privacy matters

Khushboo Baxi and Siddhartha Sarangal explain why digital businesses would profit from a multilateral data protection framework

Most Popular

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International A-List 2021

The top 100 foreign lawyers for India-related matters

India law firms- deals of the year 2020

Deals of the Year

A turbulent year did not deter deal makers and their legal advisers from closing cutting-edge transactions

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Secrets to success

The top 10 performance-enabling habits of India’s elite lawyers

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The A-List 2020

India Business Law Journal reveals the country’s top lawyers and legal icons in 2020

Correspondents

Delays and inconsistent treatment reduce RERA’s effectiveness, Amaresh Kumar Singh, HSA Advocates

Delays and inconsistent treatment reduce RERA’s effectiveness

By Amaresh Kumar Singh, HSA Advocates
Rivals see red on biscuit packaging

Rivals see red on biscuit packaging

By Manisha Singh and Dheeraj Kapoor, LexOrbis
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Consolidation of debt listing regulations a questionable endeavour

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Features

Top Foreign Firms 2021 - Mapping global expertise

Mapping global expertise

As a wave of dealmaking showcases legal prowess around the world, we reveal the top foreign law firms for India work

Rupee reboot

Rupee reboot

With the central bank poised to begin the process of adopting an official digital currency, veteran finance adviser Shivanand Pandit assesses the checks and balances needed to safeguard the process

No place to hide

No place to hide

After years of freewheeling on light taxes, a global effort is closing in on big tech to extract a pound of flesh

Practitioner’s perspectives

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Uniformity needed for IP disputes

By Manisha Singh and Varun Sharma, LexOrbis
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Better days for IP disputes

By Essenese Obhan, Obhan & Associates

Delhi High Court’s new division is a step up for adjudication in this sector, writes IP expert Essenese Obhan

SPACs- why PIPE investments play a key role, Lynwood Reinhardt and Brooke Dorris, Reed Smith

SPACs: Why PIPE investments play a key role

By Lynwood Reinhardt and Brooke Dorris, Reed Smith

Lynwood Reinhardt and Brooke Dorris examine the impact of private investment in public equity on de-SPAC transactions

Vantage point

The-rebuild: IP matters

The rebuild

The IP division at Delhi High Court may be a harbinger of a new era, but India would do well to look further afield for examples of best-practice IP dispute resolution, argues KS Kardam, former senior joint controller of patents and designs at the Indian Patent Office