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Greener pastures

What is the best way for a law firm to manage the exit of a star partner? Six senior lawyers share their views

Creative synergy

High-quality protection of intellectual property (IP) is a crucial factor for companies to succeed in today’s competitive world. An effective IP strategy built together can aid the organization to manage its IP portfolio and attain a significant portion of the earnings

Managing outsourcing contracts

Outsourcing companies face severe operational challenges under the pandemic and understanding the impact of the force majeure clause and the doctrine of frustration is important in determining recourse for parties.

Pandemics unforeseen

How will the courts respond to an anticipated deluge of disputes relating to frustration of contracts in a post-COVID-19 world?

At a crossroads

Recognizing homebuyers as financial creditors in the event of insolvencies is a welcome move, but the RERA remains the preferred route for recovering funds

Out of harmony

Clarity from the Intellectual Property Appellate Board is required to lessen tensions between music labels and broadcasters

Deals of the Year 2019

Revealing the most significant deals and disputes, and the lawyers who guided them

Progress against harassment

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

Law firm billing rates survey 2019

Rising fees and falling margins

Dial M for merger

Competition law: Assessing global TMT mergers

Pressing issue

Why India’s arbitration ambitions are a hard sell

Skipping out

Spotlight on companies skipping out employee provident fund contributions

Tipping the balance

Is it time for India to embrace dual-class shares?

The Brexit puzzle

Managing challenges and opportunities of Brexit for Indian businesses

Rising to the occasion

Up close with IndiGo General Counsel Priya Mehra

Deals of the Year 2018

Top 50 deals and dispute resolution cases in 2018

Blowing the whistle

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

No prizes for second place

Tough going for students from lower-rung law schools

Fighting for control

Two regulators tussle over jurisdiction

Open market for fake goods

The current system does not create a sufficient deterrence to counterfeiters

Most Popular

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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

Karthik Somasundram,Shreya Gupta,Bharucha & Partners,Electronic evidence

SC brings consistency to electronic evidence

By Karthik Somasundram and Shreya Gupta,Bharucha & Partners
Satish Anand Sharma and Aniket Sawant, SNG & Partners, Liquidation

Assigning NRRAs and claims during liquidation

By Satish Anand Sharma and Aniket Sawant, SNG & Partners
Vivek Pareek,Maathangi Hariharan,L&L Partners, FDI

FDI relaxations in insurance may not get desired response

By Vivek Pareek and Maathangi Hariharan, L&L Partners

Features

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Evolving doors

A reluctance to opt for litigation during the pandemic has seen new opportunities for arbitrators and other alternative dispute resolution practitioners

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Greener pastures

What is the best way for a law firm to manage the exit of a star partner? Six senior lawyers share their views

Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan, Disinvestment

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?

Practitioner’s perspectives

Avikshit Moral Equity Partner, Juris Corp mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in India acquisition insolvency enforcement

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

Pravin Anand,Managing Partner,Anand and Anand,Virtual courts india

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

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The courts fight back

In a very short span of time India’s courts have adapted to working during the pandemic, and the lessons learned during this time will be used to increase efficiency and productivity of the judicial system