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A legal legacy

Outgoing GC says governance reforms afoot at ADB

Risky proposition

The role of an independent director is an unenviable one, argues Nitin Mittal

Building trust

RERA has introduced accountability to the real estate sector but loopholes remain

Caught up in courts

It will take a lot more than commercial courts and mandatory mediation to unclog the legal system

Why we need an AI code of ethics

As artificial intelligence is now a reality, where is the fine ethical line between us and it?

Tipping point

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

India in 2019

In-house counsel foretell the risks and opportunities in the pharma, data privacy and e-commerce sectors

Keeping women safe at work

A zero-tolerance culture and a strong internal complaints committee are key to addressing sexual harassment, writes Harshitha Thammaiah, general counsel at Xiaomi Technology India

Playing catch-up with technology

Laws should protect customers while not limiting their access to financial services, writes Shivli Katyayan, general counsel of Policybazaar & Group Companies

Training for a better tomorrow

Why Indian lawyers may not be competitive internationally, writes Ojasvita Srivastava, founder of Project Abhimanyu

Legislation for the ‘new gold’

The draft data protection bill appears to encourage protectionism, writes Srinjoy Banerjee, assistant vice president and legal counsel at Genpact

Why fear virtual currencies?

We must adapt to virtual currencies like we adapted to past disruptions, writes Akhil Prasad at Boeing

Fake news: A real problem

Fake news and the challenge for traditional media, writes Dibyojyoti Mainak, general counsel at InShorts

Keeping world order

Interview with the UN’s top lawyer

Building your firm’s brand

A robust marketing strategy can distinguish a law firm from the competition, writes Aman Abbas of Commwiser Consultants

Investing with a conscience

A combination of will and a code of practice are necessary for the success of ethical investing, writes PM Devaiah

India in 2018

In-house counsel predictions for the year ahead

Finding a match

Zeroing in on the right kind of external counsel requires time and a great deal of savvy, writes Kiran Radhakrishnan, legal counsel at Diversey

Bumpy road to a green transport plan

The government’s push to adopt higher emission standards and later switch to electric vehicles creates practical challenges, writes Girish Gadgil of Mahindra & Mahindra

Spice management for restaurant partners

When a restaurant-franchise relationship becomes heated, ending an agreement must be a last resort, writes Vinod Mahboobani, the general counsel at KFC and Pizza Hut

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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

Can the Startup India Seed Fund Scheme be a game-changer

Can the Startup India Seed Fund Scheme be a game-changer?

By Dipti Lavya Swain and Tanvi Tekriwal, HSA Advocates
Austria is the EU partnership model after Brexit, Gautam Khurana, India Law Offices and Markus Leitner, Austria-based firm Leitner & Hirth

Austria is the EU partnership model after Brexit

By Gautam Khurana, India Law Offices and Markus Leitner, Leitner & Hirth
Trust structures from an FDI perspective, Harish Kumar and Itee Singhal, L&L Partners

Trust structures from an FDI perspective

By Harish Kumar and Itee Singhal, L&L Partners

Features

Vaccinating your staff

Vaccinating your staff? What you need to know

The government has allowed the private sector to step in and vaccinate staff. Pharma legal expert Shantanu Mukherjee and co-author Sampreetha Kumar explain how to navigate setting up a vaccination facility for your employees

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Indian Law Firm Awards 2021

The first wave of the pandemic across India came and went and, at one point, life began again, hope was restored, and work seemed to pick up pace. Many law firms announced new hires and partner promotions, and some opened new offices

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Practitioner’s perspectives

Pros and cons of foreign-seated arbitration, Sumeet Kachwaha and Tara Shahani, Kachwaha & Partners

Pros and cons of foreign-seated arbitration

By Sumeet Kachwaha and Tara Shahani, Kachwaha & Partners
Cryptocurrencies unchained

Cryptocurrencies unchained?

By Anu Tiwari and Anindita Bhowmik, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas; Rajiv Luthra and Anirudh Gotety, L&L Partners

In this special report, co-published with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and L&L Partners, legal experts assess the status of cryptos in India and the prospects for effective regulation

Abolishing IPAB: An own goal?

Abolishing IPAB: An own goal?

By Pravin Anand, Anand and Anand

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Mood-indigo

Mood indigo

By Pallavi Shroff, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Soli Sorabjee was equally passionate about the law and jazz, but the latter harnessed his spirit