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November 2019

Court rules committee of creditors is supreme

By Karthik Somasundram and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

An invisible crisis

Societies and economies are being crippled by a lack of trust

Courting mediation

The Singapore Convention brings hope to businesses looking for a faster route to dispute resolution

When should companies recoup pension fund losses?

Exempted employers have to make good on payment defaults by issuers only in the event of a shortfall in interest payout

Multiple dimensions of mediation

A good settlement strategy evolves depending on the interplay between different aspects of the dispute

Insolvency rules issued for financial services providers

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Examining validity of West Bengal’s HIRA Act

By Vikram Wadehra and Nupur Rathi, Vidhii Partners

Perils of company buyback in venture capital financing

By Siddharth Seshan and Tushar Gogoi, Samvad Partners

Tribunals are here to stay, but with improvements

By Amit Kapur, J. Sagar Associates

Auditor’s professional lapses not fraud

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

Privacy law and its commercial implications

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

Something for everyone in the Essar judgment

By Aniket Sawant and Arvind Nagaraj, SNG & Partners

Rising Stars 2019

Jostling for position, arguably a useful skill when employed in moderation, has been elevated to a high art form in India, be it on busy highways or in professional life. While six or seven law firms dominate the legal market, a universe of medium and small firms of varying expertise and reputation are elbowing their way forward

Resolution of disputed claims in insolvency process

By Charanya Lakshmikumaran and Gopal Machiraju, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

In the hot seat

Baker McKenzie’s first Asian global chair discusses India, trade war and the firm’s future

Insolvency and related considerations for directors

By Shivaji Bhattacharya and Prateek Sharma, S&R Associates

Open for business

Foreign investment requirements relaxed in single brand retail and other areas

Progress against harassment

How courts are dealing with prosecutions of sexual harassment in the workplace

Patent processes: Who carries burden of proof?

By Swati Gupta, LexOrbis

Rights ignored in optimising trademark processes

By Ruchi Sarin and Keya Joshi, LexOrbis

FAQs for encumbrance definition raise concerns

By Yogesh Chande and Preeti Kapany, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Are electric vehicles sparking into life at last?

By Abhishek Tripathi and Anura Gupta, Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors

EVs: Driving towards a sustainable environment

By Dipti Lavya Swain and Ketaki Dandiya, HSA Advocates

Guide to litigation strategies

By Sneha Jaisingh and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

FDI reforms give embattled economy a shot in the arm

By Vaibhav Kakkar and Sahil Arora, L&L Partners

Methods to levy indirect tax on e-commerce players

By Gautam Khurana and Mamta Saluja, India Law Offices

Taking a lenient approach to leniency

By Karan Chandhiok and Ruchi Khanna, Chandhiok & Mahajan

News in Brief

Revitalizing clinical legal education

Clinical legal education serves as the critical link between theory and practice

Take the chains off business

Recent moves to decriminalize violations of corporate and tax law are welcome

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Correspondents

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NOIDA dues are not a financial debt

By Shreya Sircar and Sneha Sanyal, Bharucha & Partners
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Granting employee stock options to promoters

By Vandana Pai and Gayatri Ramesh, Bharucha & Partners
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Employee secondment becomes taxing for Japanese companies

By Reena Asthana Khair, Kochhar & Co.

Features

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

You’re hooked!

Copyright infringers bait B2B partners with the promise of opportunity

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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