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Kochhar & Co

Kochhar & Co

Kochhar & Co is one of the leading and largest corporate law firms in India. The firm enjoys the distinction of being the only Indian law firm with a full-service presence in the six prominent Indian cities of New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurugram and Hyderabad and four overseas offices in Dubai, Singapore, Atlanta and Jeddah (affiliate office).

Contracts and force majeure during a pandemic

By Chandrasekhar Tampi and Ankur Khandelwal, Kochhar & Co

Preferential tariffs come under further scrutiny

By Shampa Bhattacharya, Kochhar & Co

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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

insolvency

IBC: Intent continues to prevail over form

By Charanya Lakshmikumaran and Puneeth Ganapathy, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
Legal and financial plans

Legal and financial plans beyond COVID-19

By Gautam Khurana, India Law Offices

Pursuing additional content after a patent application

By Joginder Singh and Piyush Sharma, LexOrbis

Features

disputes

Pandemics unforeseen

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

relief

Slowing the free fall

With the COVID-19 outbreak, the government has introduced a lockdown to limit the spread of the virus among the population, while introducing a raft of measures to protect businesses

contracts

COVID-19 and continuity of 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.

Practitioner’s perspectives

lockdown

Staying 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: Ensuring 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

patent

Dealing with delays at the IPO

The Patent Office making exceptions for delays to applications due to COVID-19 is welcome, but it should adopt more applicant-friendly policies for other cases too