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February 2019

Putting out fires

Rising to the occasion

Up close with IndiGo General Counsel Priya Mehra

Focusing on intangibles

Bithika Anand and Nipun Bhatia ask why law firm mergers often fail

Indian Law Firm Awards 2019

We unveil the country’s top law firms after an extensive survey of in-house counsel and international lawyers

Trolls and trash talk

What to do when staff badmouth your company on social media

Tipping point

Lord Goldsmith launches attack on changes to India’s proposed 2018 Arbitration Bill

A burning issue

Fire safety laws: More than a tick-box exercise

External borrowing policy: A commercial perspective

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

Independent directors: Staying mindful of liabilities

By Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan and Akshaya Iyer, S&R Associates

Single brand retail: Poised for gains or lost in ambiguity?

By Vishwanath Pratap Singh and Srabanee Ghosh, L&L Partners

Revised ECB regulations: Old wine in new bottle

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

New consumer protection bill: Keeping up with times

By Deepak Sabharwal, Deepak Sabharwal & Associates

Supreme Court: Place of arbitration not always seat

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

Intermediary liability rules: A not-so-safe harbour?

By Arun Prabhu, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Specific enforcement now primary remedy in disputes

By Vinod Kumar, J Sagar Associates

Louboutin’s fight for single colour trademark protection

By Harshada Wadkar, LexOrbis

Legal position on ‘proof of right’ in patent applications

By Abhai Pandey and Rajeev Kumar, LexOrbis

GST liability on annuities: Where does the buck stop?

By Sudipta Bhattacharjee, Advaita Legal

RERA anti-bias clause: Will it stand the test of time?

By Pritvish Shetty and Chaitrika Patki, Vidhii Partners

Solar power sector: Looking forward to a brighter year

By Rahul Arora and Ruhani Khanna, HSA Advocates

Challenges in exiting biotech portfolio investments

By Ekta Bahl and Sandeep Pareekshit, Samvad Partners

Companies ordinance: More transparency, more speed

By Rudra Kumar Pandey and Vishal Nijhawan, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Regulatory conundrum: Whose data is it anyway?

By Karan Singh Chandhiok and Lagna Panda, Chandhiok & Mahajan

IBC: Law of guarantees and corporate insolvency process

By Abhishek Dutta, Vineet Shrivastava and Manish Parmar, Aureus Law Partners

New ECB policy opens doors for foreign capital inflows

By Devashree Limaye and Medha Unadkat, SNG & Partners

Aadhaar: The way forward for fintech companies

By Shilpa Mankar Ahluwalia, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

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International A-List 2022

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Future Legal Leaders 2022

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

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

Correspondents

RBI on digital lending

Digital lending goes up; RBI cracks down

By Mathew Chacko, Aadya Misra and Shristi Kumar, Spice Route Legal
India future of group of companies doctrine

Guidance awaited on future of group of companies doctrine

By Ashish Anand, HSA Advocates
stimulating Japan investment in India

Stronger links stimulate Japan investment in India

By Samiron Borkataky and Aatman Shukla, Kochhar & Co.

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 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

India's electric vehicle regulation

Electric dreams

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

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

Vantage point

Steering the ESG shift

For general counsel, embracing responsible governance may not be easy but it is the right thing to do

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