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Hammurabi & Solomon

Hammurabi & Solomon is a leading law firm providing services across India. The firm prides itself on managing large and intricate multi-jurisdictional transactions, projects, policy and regulatory initiatives, India strategies, as well as complex and high-profile litigation and arbitration matters.

COVID-19, IBC suspension and operational creditors

By Shweta Bharti and Sukrit Kapoor,Hammurabi & Solomon

Net tightens for promoters of corporate debtors

By Manoj Kumar and Shweta Bharti, Hammurabi & Solomon

Emerging product liability regime in e-commerce

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

Reverse insolvency to the rescue in housing projects

Manoj Kumar and Shweta Bharti, Hammurabi & Solomon

New reasons for hope in domestic arbitral awards

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

Privacy law and its commercial implications

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

India at crossroads with cross-border insolvency

By Shweta Bharti and Sukrit Kapoor, Hammurabi & Solomon

A commercial primer on 2019 amendments to IBC

By Shweta Bharti and Katyani Mahendru, Hammurabi & Solomon

Commercial implications of Qualcomm patent judgment

By Manoj Kumar and Sukrit Kapoor, Hammurabi & Solomon

SEBI mulls bounties for insider trading informants

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

Commercial implications of new mineral policy

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

Commercial implications of RBI circular strike-down

By Shweta Bharti, Hammurabi & Solomon

Implications of loss of US preferential trade status

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

External borrowing policy: A commercial perspective

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

Robust legal framework key to combat illicit trade

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

Companies Act: Proposals to improve governance rules

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

Law making and policy initiatives in a digital age

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

Lenders’ dilemma resolved as guarantors caught in net

By Shweta Bharti and Sukrit Kapoor, Hammurabi & Solomon

Amendments extend reach of India’s anti-bribery law

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

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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

insolvency

How to implement pre-packaged insolvency

By Charanya Lakshmikumaran and Puneeth Ganapathy, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
Trademark

Amending use claims in trademark cases

By Omesh Puri and Ruchi Sarin, LexOrbis
banking

Cryptocurrencies avoid a KO and win on points

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

Features

non-compete

Keeping competitors at bay

Parties must take care not to have unreasonable or one-sided non-compete clauses in agreements, as these can be rendered ineffective by the courts, writes Kunal Mehta

contracts

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.

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

Practitioner’s perspectives

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

CCI

Blue sky thinking

The competition regulator has over the years allowed companies to undertake innovative commitments to enable their mergers to go through

Vantage point

Moving past the pandemic

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