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October 2019

The future of leadership

Call to action for best and brightest

Law firm billing rates survey 2019

Rising fees and falling margins

Framing a future

Succession planning at India's iconic law firms

The A-List 2019

The fourth annual edition of the A-List is a continuation of India Business Law Journal’s efforts to recognize India’s most outstanding lawyers. This year, in order to acknowledge the grandees of the legal profession, as well as recognizing our regular 100 A-List of highly talented practitioners, we identify 35 legal “icons”.

Tweaks to ECB directions helpful, but clarity needed

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Managing your GST for cross-border transactions

By Rajesh Kumar and Abhishek Hans, India Law Offices

Energy DRM adds more confusion than clarity

By Abhishek Tripathi and Mani Gupta, Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors

News in Brief

How much regulation can intermediaries bear?

By Shilpa Mankar Ahluwalia, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

New dawn for CCI’s investigation techniques

By Karan Chandhiok and Lagna Panda, Chandhiok & Mahajan

Recent SEBI amendments to pledge disclosures

By Jyotika Bajaj and Medha Unadkat, SNG & Partners

India at crossroads with cross-border insolvency

By Shweta Bharti and Sukrit Kapoor, Hammurabi & Solomon

iTerm too descriptive for internet insurance policies

By Keya Joshi, LexOrbis

The risk of giving ground in patent applications

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

Acquisition of companies through share swaps

By Jay Gandhi and Abhishek Parekh, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Stumbling blocks when buying stressed assets

By Vikram Wadehra and Soumava Ghosh, Vidhii Partners

Lose the legalese please

Many lawyers overlook the usefulness of effective writing

Non-signatories of a group are bound to arbitrate

By Karthik Somasundram and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

A fine balance

Merging the wants of employers and employees is no easy task

Evolution of the committee of creditors’ authority

By Charanya Lakshmikumaran and Gopal Machiraju, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

IBC to lure foreign funds following ECB reforms

By Sameen Vyas and Vishrut Kansal, L&L Partners

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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

Karthik Somasundram Bharucha Partners Ignoring evidence renders an arbitral award perverse

Ignoring evidence renders an arbitral award perverse

By Karthik Somasundram, Bharucha & Partners
Blockchain technology in Indian financial services, Anu Tiwari and Anindita Bhowmik, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Suggested framework for digital assets in India

By Anu Tiwari and Anindita Bhowmik, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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No minimum period for claims under bank guarantee

By Aditya Vikram Dua and Harshil Shubham, SNG & Partners

Features

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Half empty or half full?

How are law firms viewing the changing times? Our survey taps their sentiments and outlook for the future

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

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Game not over

A spate of high-stakes legal victories means the fantasy sports format is here to stay, but there is still much to be done to stabilise the industry, writes Amol Apte at Dream11