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Bharucha & Partners is a full-service law firm and advises a range of domestic and international clients across sectors and practice areas. The firm is committed to the immutable principles of professional ethics and excellence.

Jurisdiction issue solved for executing arbitral awards

By Karthik Somasundram and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

Has enforcement of awards been put on the fast track in India?

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

Court allows enforcement of Daiichi Sankyo award

By Shreya Gupta and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

Money laundering bail restrictions struck down

By Deepak Biswas and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

Rule change urged to allow insolvency proceedings halt

By Deepak Biswas and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

Supreme Court resolves disputes over ‘dispute’

By Sneha Jaisingh and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

Right to privacy case ruling reveals spectrum of opinion

By Sneha Jaisingh and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

Talaq, talaq, talaq is gone: Instant divorce invalidated

By Sneha Jaisingh and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

Employees’ power to act as and nominate arbitrators

By Vivek Vashi and Parinaz Vakil, Bharucha & Partners

‘Dispute’ meaning settled for corporate insolvency cases

By Vivek Vashi and Utkarsh Srivastava, Bharucha & Partners

Court’s power to appoint arbitral tribunal detailed

By Vivek Vashi and Aditi Bhansali, Bharucha & Partners

Healthy business opportunities

By Vandana Pai Bharucha and Aakanksha Pagnis, Bharucha & Partners

Arbitral tribunal’s amended power to appoint a receiver

By Vivek Vashi and Aditi Bhansali, Bharucha & Partners

Supreme Court validates two-tier arbitration process

By Vivek Vashi and Utkarsh Srivastava, Bharucha & Partners

Trial courts given guidelines on granting leave to defend

By Vivek Vashi and Aishwarya Singh, Bharucha & Partners

Is your post-dated cheque just a security or more?

By Vivek Vashi and Aishwarya Singh, Bharucha & Partners

Court rules out extensions for filing written statement

By Vivek Vashi and Shaheda Madraswala, Bharucha & Partners

Disputes arising out of a trust deed not arbitrable

By Vivek Vashi and Shaheda Madraswala, Bharucha & Partners

Supreme Court upholds criminalizing of defamation

By Vivek Vashi and Shaheda Madraswala, Bharucha & Partners

Shares dispute holds lessons for boardrooms

By Vivek Vashi and Hrushi Narvekar, Bharucha & Partners

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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

international

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.

The A-List 2019

The fourth annual edition of the A-List is a continuation of India Business Law Journal’s efforts to recognize India’s most outstanding lawyers. This year, in order to acknowledge the grandees of the legal profession, as well as recognizing our regular 100 A-List of highly talented practitioners, we identify 35 legal “icons”.

Correspondents

Trademark

Amending use claims in trademark cases

By Omesh Puri and Ruchi Sarin, LexOrbis
Copyright

No copyright protection implied for film sequels

By Manisha Singh and Gautam Kumar, LexOrbis
PPP Projects

Legal issues affecting PPP projects after lockdown

By Soumya Kanti De Mallik and Prithviraj Chauhan, HSA Advocates

Features

financial

A tool for financial trouble

Widely reported troubles at Yes Bank, IL&FS, DHFL and others have exposed inadequacies in the insolvency resolution regime for distressed banking and finance companies. Mohit Shukla, the legal head of Barclays India, argues that now is a perfect time to introduce a new composite code to address these shortcomings and rebuild public trust

non-compete

Keeping competitors at bay

It is well-settled law that a non-compete obligation in an employment contract in India is unenforceable after termination of the employment. However, an acquirer in an M&A transaction can require a promoter to not compete with the business that he is selling

smart contracts

What’s blocking the chain?

Blockchain can be a disruptive technology for the administration of smart contracts in the financial sector if some regulatory hurdles are cleared

Practitioner’s perspectives

creditorsvideo

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

lockdown

Keeping in step with the times

Patent offices and courts have introduced proactive measures in response to the COVID-19 lockdown

covid

COVID-19: Business as usual

Despite the disruption created by the lockdown, Remfry & Sagar has been providing real-time updates on IP matters to clients

Vantage point

Moving past the pandemic

The pandemic has thrown up challenges for maintaining productivity, honouring contracts and keeping workers employed