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Domestic award set aside for patent illegality

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

Ordinary course of business is not guaranteed

By Devyani Dhawan and Aditya Vikram Dua, SNG & Partners

Enforcements add a new dimension to M&A

Acquisitions through enforcement of pledged shares have become a feasible route, with courts playing a supportive role

New era for justice delivery

Despite the flaws, the advantages of virtual courts mean they should continue even after the pandemic has abated

Greener pastures

What is the best way for a law firm to manage the exit of a star partner? Six senior lawyers share their views

Just virtually

The pandemic has pushed courts to undergo a technological evolution, but is it working?

Pulling the plug

In the aftermath of the TikTok ban Mishi Choudhary, the founder of Software Freedom Law Centre (India), says the government must enact pro-privacy legislation that protects private data from tech companies, regardless of their origin

How to balance the IBC and the PMLA

By Manoj Kumar and Shweta Bharti, Hammurabi & Solomon

Prohibiting Chinese imports may not bring advantages

By Abhishek Tripathi and Anura Gupta, Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors

A cut above the rest

The leading international law firms for India-related matters

Much needed alignment for housing finance companies

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

An opportunity lost for corporate law reforms

By Lalit Kumar, J. Sagar Associates

Disputed claims are not defaults under IBC

By Anush Raajan and Swastika Chakravarti, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Expanding Indian manufacturing in EU, US

By Gautam Khurana, India Law Offices

Left without remedy

Creditors are in need of a credible mechanism for the resolution of covid-19-related distress until the suspension of the corporate insolvency resolution process is in place

The power of persuasion

A critical part of a lawyer’s job is being a good negotiator. It requires people skills, well-ordered priorities and a positive approach to doing business

E-courts to aid Japanese companies with disputes

By Manish Dembla and Pradyuman Singh Sewar, Kochhar & Co

Legal issues affecting PPP projects after lockdown

By Soumya Kanti De Mallik and Prithviraj Chauhan, HSA Advocates

Facilitating exits in a post-covid-19 world

By Nivedita Tiwari and Nandini Seth, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

No copyright protection implied for film sequels

By Manisha Singh and Gautam Kumar, LexOrbis

Fighting piracy: A usual day at work for software giants

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Creative synergy

High-quality protection of intellectual property (IP) is a crucial factor for companies to succeed in today’s competitive world. An effective IP strategy built together can aid the organization to manage its IP portfolio and attain a significant portion of the earnings

Keeping competitors at bay

It is well-settled law that a non-compete obligation in an employment contract in India is unenforceable after termination of the employment. However, an acquirer in an M&A transaction can require a promoter to not compete with the business that he is selling

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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

International A-List 2022

The top 100 overseas lawyers for handing India matters

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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

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
Patently obvious that errors can be corrected

Patently obvious that errors can be corrected

By Essenese Obhan and Ayesha Guhathakurta, Obhan & Associates

Features

The write moment

The write moment

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

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

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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