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Bharucha & Partners

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.

Stamp duty chargeable on inter-state amalgamations

By Vivek Vashi and Shreya Ramesh, Bharucha & Partners

Revamp of Supreme Court to trim backlog and costs

By Vivek Vashi and Krishnendu Sayta, Bharucha & Partners

SARFAESI not meant to override rent control laws

By Vivek Vashi, Shreya Ramesh, Bharucha & Partners

RBI held to be subject to Right to Information Act

By Vivek Vashi and Krishnendu Sayta, Bharucha & Partners

Indian parties may opt for foreign-seated arbitrations

By Vivek Vashi and Shreya Ramesh, Bharucha & Partners

Court arms journalists to be fearless and fair

By Vivek Vashi and Krishnendu Sayta, Bharucha & Partners

Bill offers new lease of life for arbitration in India

By Vivek Vashi and Shreya Ramesh, Bharucha & Partners

Updates on gaming laws and discretion on writ petitions

By Vivek Vashi and Krishnendu Sayta, Bharucha & Partners

Arbitration clause survives even if MoU bears no fruit

By Vivek Vashi and Shreya Ramesh, Bharucha & Partners

Limitation is a preliminary issue in Maharashtra

By Vivek Vashi and Shreya Ramesh, Bharucha & Partners

Steps taken to speed up disposal of cases in India

By Vivek Vashi and Krishnendu Sayta, Bharucha & Partners

Top court upholds definition of non-performing asset

By Vivek Vashi and Tanaya Shah, Bharucha & Partners

Threshold for grant of an anti-arbitration injunction

By Vivek Vashi and Shaheda Madraswala, Bharucha & Partners

New ruling on jurisdiction key for e-commerce cases

By Vivek Vashi and Krishnendu Sayta, Bharucha & Partners

Western Geco: One step forward or two steps back?

By Vivek Vashi and Shreya Ramesh, Bharucha & Partners

The end of crony capitalism in the black diamond sector

By Vivek Vashi and Aditya Deolekar, Bharucha & Partners

Conflict over requirements for valid gift deed resolved

By Vivek Vashi and Aakriti Khetan, Bharucha & Partners

Interplay of laws a factor in public premises eviction

By Vivek Vashi and Aditya Deolekar, Bharucha & Partners

Decisions give guidance on handling of criminal cases

By Vivek Vashi and Nandini Singh, 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

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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.

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

Copyright

No copyright protection implied for film sequels

By Manisha Singh and Gautam Kumar, LexOrbis

Beneficiaries of public welfare schemes are consumers

By Karthik Somasundram and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners
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Disputed claims are not defaults under IBC

By Anush Raajan and Swastika Chakravarti, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Features

negotiation

The power of persuasion

A critical part of a lawyer’s job is being a good negotiator. It requires people skills, well-ordered priorities and a positive approach to doing business

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

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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

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Keeping in step with the times

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

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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

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Moving past the pandemic

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