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General counsel: The silent force

GCs’ contributions can’t be measured in numbers but they enable a company to achieve its aims, writes Nitin Mittal, the head of legal and company secretary at Philips Lighting, India

Still stalking?

India heads at international law firms say they have not waivered in their commitment to India

Invisible innovators

We need a global patent system that protects grassroots inventors and ensures inclusive growth

A woman’s worth

Outdated beliefs about the abilities, roles and behaviour of India's women lawyers must be dismantled, argues Parveen Mahtani, the head of legal at Tata Housing Development.

Ease of doing business: myth or battle cry?

PM Devaiah argues that centre-state differences undermine efforts to present India as a favourable commercial destination

India in 2017

What lies in store for business and law in India in the year ahead?

Real estate act needs more work

Some basic issues are yet to be adequately addressed

Am I an in-house non-practising advocate?

In-house counsel deserve recognition for non-litigation legal work

Seeing eye to eye

Nikhil Patel examines the role of trust and cultural perception in the game of negotiation

Burned by the branding ban

Idil Yasa argues for an open debate at India's anti-tobacco summit to protect businesses from extreme and ineffective regulation

Resisting the winds of change

India's legal profession is insecure?

A powerful tool

Writ petitions have radically influenced the administration of intellectual property rights in India

Taking the reins

In-house lawyers have the talent, knowledge and aptitude to become CEOs

Digital dreams

The evolution of paperless courts offers benefits

Decoding the bankruptcy code

Proposed changes to the insolvency regime will boost credit markets and entrepreneurship

India in 2016

Five legal specialists share their forecasts for the next 12 months

A password to India

Aadhaar stands to revolutionize information security with biometric identification, writes Marcello Antonucci

Culture shock

Doing business in India can throw out cultural curve balls, even for those with roots in the country, writes Satjeet Sahota

Spanner in the works

Negligence in patent working disclosure norms is damaging the interests of innovators

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International-A-list

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

RBI restricts investments in NBFC from FATF non-compliant countries, Anshuman Mozumdar and Anirudh Gotety, L&L Partners

RBI restricts investments in NBFC from FATF non-compliant countries

By Anshuman Mozumdar and Anirudh Gotety, L&L Partners
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
RBI bats for full interoperability for pre-paid instruments, Shilpa Mankar Ahluwalia and Himanshu Malhotra, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

RBI bats for full interoperability for pre-paid instruments

By Shilpa Mankar Ahluwalia and Himanshu Malhotra, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Features

Tread carefully with TM

Tread carefully with TM

By Shreekanth Katti and Harry Jose, Syngene International

Companies need to be cautious about using trademark symbols, as improper use can lead to legal hardship

Call to action

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

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