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Rupee reboot

The RBI is poised to adopt a digital currency. What checks and balances are needed to safeguard the process?

The-rebuild: IP matters

KS Kardam, a former senior IPO official, says Delhi High Court’s new IP division is a big step forward

Gender-in-justice,-India-Business-Law-Journal

Women lawyers discuss finding success, overcoming gender barriers

Zoom John Miers

Communications expert John Miers reveals tips for engaging your virtual audience

Expatriates should beware of strict employment requirements, Gautam Khurana and Promila Dhar, India Law Offices

Expatriates should beware of strict employment requirements

By Gautam Khurana and Promila Dhar, India Law Offices
No place to hide

A multilateral effort to make big tech pay its fair share of taxes is close to reaching its goal

Top Foreign Firms 2021 - Mapping global expertise

The top foreign law firms for India-related work

TechLaw.Fest 2021
INTA 2021

FEATURES

The rebuild

The IP division at Delhi High Court may be a harbinger of a new era, but India would do well to look further afield for examples of best-practice IP dispute resolution, argues KS Kardam, former senior joint controller of patents and designs at the Indian Patent Office

Mapping global expertise

As a wave of dealmaking showcases legal prowess around the world, we reveal the top foreign law firms for India work

No place to hide

After years of freewheeling on light taxes, a global effort is closing in on big tech to extract a pound of flesh

Spinning your Zoom

Were your colleagues’ eyes glazing over at your last Zoom meeting? Do webinar audiences nod off before you finish a sentence? Communications expert John Miers reveals tips for engaging your virtual audience and putting some zip in your Zoom

Rupee reboot

With the central bank poised to begin the process of adopting an official digital currency, veteran finance adviser Shivanand Pandit assesses the checks and balances needed to safeguard the process

Gender in justice

Prominent women lawyers in Asia share their experiences of finding success and overcoming gender barriers on the way

Challenging tabooze

A conversation with Anand Vijay Jha, about taking on the challenging task of changing the negative social perception of alcohol among policymakers in India’s 28 states and convincing them to tax beer at a lower rate than hard liquor

Vaccinating your staff?

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

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

VANTAGE POINT

The rebuild

The IP division at Delhi High Court may be a harbinger of a new era, but India would do well to look further afield for examples of best-practice IP dispute resolution, argues KS Kardam, former senior joint controller of patents and designs at the Indian Patent Office

Spinning your Zoom

Were your colleagues’ eyes glazing over at your last Zoom meeting? Do webinar audiences nod off before you finish a sentence? Communications expert John Miers reveals tips for engaging your virtual audience and putting some zip in your Zoom

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

CORRESPONDENTS

KAL Radio out of tune on copyright

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis.

Straightening the winding road for MNCs going private

By Sumithra Suresh and Arunima Vijay, L&L Partners

Rivals see red on biscuit packaging

By Manisha Singh and Dheeraj Kapoor, LexOrbis
Key issues in mergers and acquisitions, Arvind Sharma, Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Key issues in mergers and acquisitions

By Arvind Sharma, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
How to rebalance an unequal economic partnership, Reena Asthana Khair, Kochhar & C

How to rebalance an unequal economic partnership

By Reena Asthana Khair, Kochhar & C
Corporate and commercial e-interests yield to consumers, Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon Partners

Corporate and commercial e-interests yield to consumers

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon Partners
Electricity regulator continues to reign supreme for now, Abhishek Tripathi and Vedant Kumar, Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors

Electricity regulator continues to reign supreme for now

By Abhishek Tripathi and Vedant Kumar, Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors
Non-signatories can be compelled to arbitrate, Sneha Jaisingh and Aniruddha Banerji, Bharucha & Partners

Non-signatories can be compelled to arbitrate

By Sneha Jaisingh and Aniruddha Banerji, Bharucha & Partners
Deep mining yields rewards from IBC resolutions, Charanya Lakshmikumaran and Ishita Mathur, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan 

Deep mining yields rewards from IBC resolutions

By Charanya Lakshmikumaran and Ishita Mathur, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan 
Microfinance framework overhaul a welcome move, Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Sristi Yadav, Phoenix Legal

Microfinance framework overhaul a welcome move

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Sristi Yadav, Phoenix Legal
Expatriates should beware of strict employment requirements, Gautam Khurana and Promila Dhar, India Law Offices

Expatriates should beware of strict employment requirements

By Gautam Khurana and Promila Dhar, India Law Offices
The challenges ahead for LIBOR transition, Soumyajit Mitra and Nishtha Arora, SNG & Partners

The challenges ahead for Libor transition

By Soumyajit Mitra and Nishtha Arora, SNG & Partners
Delays and inconsistent treatment reduce RERA’s effectiveness, Amaresh Kumar Singh, HSA Advocates

Delays and inconsistent treatment reduce RERA’s effectiveness

By Amaresh Kumar Singh, HSA Advocates

EXPERT BRIEFINGS

Uniformity needed for IP disputes

By Manisha Singh and Varun Sharma, LexOrbis

Better days for IP disputes

By Essenese Obhan, Obhan & Associates
Delhi High Court’s new division is a step up for adjudication in this sector, writes IP expert Essenese Obhan

SPACs: Why PIPE investments play a key role

By Lynwood Reinhardt and Brooke Dorris, Reed Smith
Lynwood Reinhardt and Brooke Dorris examine the impact of private investment in public equity on de-SPAC transactions

New frontiers for arbitrations seated in Singapore

By Sreenivasan Narayanan, Raja Bose and Rob Houston, K&L Gates Straits Law
Supreme Court judgment opens new frontier for Singapore-seated arbitration for Indian parties

When SPACs come knocking

By Ashok Lalwani and Mark Bell, Baker McKenzie

Pros and cons of foreign-seated arbitrations

By Sumeet Kachwaha and Tara Shahani, Kachwaha & Partners

INTELLIGENCE REPORTS

Mapping global expertise

As a wave of dealmaking showcases legal prowess around the world, we reveal the top foreign law firms for India work

Challenging tabooze

A conversation with Anand Vijay Jha, about taking on the challenging task of changing the negative social perception of alcohol among policymakers in India’s 28 states and convincing them to tax beer at a lower rate than hard liquor

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

Spiking the debt balloon

Can the government’s plans for a ‘bad bank’ balance the ledgers and deflate the bubble of non-performing assets plaguing India’s troubled financial sector?

Future legal leaders

50 up-and-coming lawyers who are making a name for themselves in the profession

Deals of the Year

A turbulent year did not deter deal makers and their legal advisers from closing cutting-edge transactions

AROUND THE REGION

Ruben’s rules

The OECD’s Paris-based senior competition expert, Ruben Maximiano, shares how adopting an effective competition policy helps increase investor confidence

The Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

Indonesia Law Firm Awards 2021

Asia Business Law Journal presents the best law firm in Indonesia for 2020 and four winners each in 22 practice areas

Looking to the East

The new president of the ICC Court, Claudia Salomon, discusses what changes she expects to see in the dispute resolution landscape in Asia

Spinning green into gold

ESG-focused fund inflows into Asia are growing, but investing is replete with risk given the region’s diversities and historical inequalities

Japan A-List

Following an extensive nomination process, Asia Business Law Journal reveals the A-List of the country’s legal profession

A comparison of updates on trademark law

Safeguarding trademarks presents real challenges amid the pandemic, with massive shifts to online trading, difficulties getting cases to court and physical enforcement challenges to name a few

Lawyering 2.0

Why have law firms been so sluggish to adopt technology? And where is the legal sector heading now it is on board?