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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

News In brief

Deals In brief

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

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

International A-List 2022

The top 100 overseas lawyers for handing India matters

Correspondents

Employee secondment is really a taxing environment

Employee secondment becomes taxing for Japanese companies

By Reena Asthana Khair, Kochhar & Co.
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Granting employee stock options to promoters

By Vandana Pai and Gayatri Ramesh, Bharucha & Partners
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NOIDA dues are not a financial debt

By Shreya Sircar and Sneha Sanyal, Bharucha & Partners

Features

Bouncing back

Bouncing back

As business and travel edge back to normal, which foreign law firms are in front with their India offerings?

Condition critical

Condition critical

A conflict has played out before several judicial forums over the fate of Future Retail

The write moment

The write moment

E-signatures get a boost during the pandemic with parties finding they speed up turnaround times for deals

Practitioner’s perspectives

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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Regulatory landscape for debt capital markets

By Aditya Bhargava and Sristi Yadav, Phoenix Legal

Vantage point

Perverted priorities

Perverted priorities

CERT-In has shown more interest in collecting data and imposing restrictions on businesses than warding off cyber-attacks, write Software Freedom Law Centre’s Mishi Choudhary

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