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Profit v losses

As an elusive covid-19 vaccine draws closer, big pharma is licking its lips at the monetary potential of what could be a virtually limitless ongoing global demand. But governments may use compulsory licensing regulation to tilt the scale towards affordability as the death toll escalates

Billions on the line

Vodafone has won a crucial arbitration award on huge tax demands, but can the government afford to let this dispute go?

Destination disinvestment?

Selling off public sector enterprises could be the key to strengthening a sluggish economy. Will a new privatization drive succeed where earlier attempts have failed?

Just virtually

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

Surviving a ‘new normal’

India Business Law Journal teamed up with prominent arbitrator Ashok Sharma and a stellar panel of GCs to debate how in-house legal teams should rise to the unprecedented challenges facing Indian companies in a post-lockdown environment

Slowing the free fall

With the COVID-19 outbreak, the government has introduced a lockdown to limit the spread of the virus among the population, while introducing a raft of measures to protect businesses

A new dawn

As employers wake up to the reality of COVID-19, how can they minimize risks for employees and ensure business continuity?

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

Securing the family silver

Why many wealthy Indians are shifting capital overseas

Courting mediation

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

Framing a future

Succession planning at India's iconic law firms

Under attack

In-house counsel snaps back at US IP report's rebuke of India

Wish list

What lawyers want from the new government

Grounded

Why did Jet Airways' creditors stall on initiating bankruptcy proceedings?

Weak links

Anti-counterfeiting measures in draft e-commerce policy risk slowing down online trade in India

The International A-List 2019

World's top 100 India-focused legal experts revealed

Trolls and trash talk

What to do when staff badmouth your company on social media

In sickness & health

ACC's Rajiv Choubey writes on how IBC ties the fate of companies and stakeholders

Blowing the whistle

How HR and legal departments should work together to resolve harassment complaints

A call to arms

#MeToo movement reignites debate on sexual harassment in the workplace

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A cut above the rest

The leading international law firms for India-related matters

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Indian Law Firm Awards 2020

In this difficult and dynamic environment, India Business Law Journal’s editorial team was once again tasked with selecting the winners of the Indian Law Firm Awards. Our decisions are based on thousands of nominations and endorsements received from in-house counsel, other senior corporate executives and legal professionals around the world, as well as hundreds of submissions from Indian law firms

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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.

Correspondents

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Specific performance demands that equity be done

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners
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Key considerations and issues of litigation financing in India

By Gunjan Shah and Karun Prakash, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
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Gambling laws: Interpretations and issues

By L Badri Narayanan and Gopal Machiraju, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

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The A-List 2020

India Business Law Journal reveals the country’s top lawyers and legal icons in 2020

Cash-strapped, Billing rates survey shows law firms are feeling the squeeze as clients demand fixed fees and discounts

Cash-strapped

Lawyers are feeling the pinch as clients weighed down by the pandemic push for lower legal fees.

Practitioner’s perspectives

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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

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New era for justice delivery

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

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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

Vantage point

Policy tweak

Policy tweak

The Draft Data Centre Policy 2020 is much needed for the digital economy, but could benefit from single window clearance, economic incentives and protections against misuse of data