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February 2020

Problem solving

The way ahead is never straightforward

The International A-List 2020

Of the hundreds of lawyers around the world who claim to be India experts, which ones are leading the field? To find out, India Business Law Journal sought answers from a large number of professionals, mainly experienced lawyers at Indian law firms and India-focused in-house counsel around the world.

India unplugged

As the country grapples with the dual realities of Digital India and being the ‘internet shutdown capital of the world’, it analyses a recent Supreme Court judgment challenging blackout actions in Kashmir

Out of harmony

Clarity from the Intellectual Property Appellate Board is required to lessen tensions between music labels and broadcasters

Blue sky thinking

The competition regulator has over the years allowed companies to undertake innovative commitments to enable their mergers to go through

The curious case of the privacy sandbox

By Lagna Panda, Chandhiok & Mahajan

Analysis of the new minority exit option

By Inder Mohan Singh and Mohammed Abid Hussain, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Interplay of polity, policy on infrastructure development

By Shreshth Sharma and Molshree Bhatnagar, HSA Advocates

Draft framework for retail payment systems operators

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

FFL requirement for newly added subject matter

By Piyush Sharma, LexOrbis

Recourse measures for apprehension of infringement

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

Regulation of gig workers: A step forward?

By Junaira Rahman and Nikita Tanwar, Samvad Partners.

Understanding the reasons behind discom stress

By Anura Gupta and Abhishek Tripathi, Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors

Overlap between insolvency code and arbitration law

By Charanya Lakshmikumaran and Puneeth Ganapathy, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Bridges not barriers

Membership of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership would allow India to overcome its stunted trading relationship with its neighbours

FDI in digital media – easing of norms or restriction?

By Vivek Pareek and Shreshth Bhartia, L&L Partners

Funding from international sources for companies

By Gautam Khurana, India Law Offices

Reverse insolvency to the rescue in housing projects

Manoj Kumar and Shweta Bharti, Hammurabi & Solomon

When the appointment of a sole arbitrator is invalid

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

The risk-reward conundrum

A GC’s ability to play a lawyer-guardian type role in a company is critical

How lawyers can find jobs in the US

Getting a legal job abroad is not impossible and is becoming less uncommon

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Indian Law Firm Awards 2022

In a celebration of hard work, ingenuity and excellence, India Business Law Journal reveals the winners of the 2022 Indian Law Firm Awards

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Deals of the Year

The standout deals and disputes of the year, all completed in challenging times

Future Legal Leaders 2022

Future Legal Leaders 2022

50 up-and-coming lawyers who are poised for further success

International A-List 2022

The top 100 overseas lawyers for handing India matters

Correspondents

India recording royalties issue

Royalties for recordings are a live Issue

By Abhishek Malhotra and Urjitah Srikanth, TMT Law Practice
India future of group of companies doctrine

Guidance awaited on future of group of companies doctrine

By Ashish Anand, HSA Advocates
Missed opportunity on new framework ARCs

New framework for ARCs perhaps a missed opportunity

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Features

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

India's electric vehicle regulation

Electric dreams

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

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

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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Nokia-Lenovo dispute: All’s well that ends well

By Pravin Anand and Vaishali Mittal, Anand and Anand

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