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Phoenix Legal is one of India’s foremost full-service law firms. The firm advise a diverse clientele, and distinguishes itself from conventional firms with its level of partner involvement in all deals and transactions.

Framework harmonized for resolution of stressed assets

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Will an arbitration clause exclude a consumer forum?

By Trinath Tadakamalla and Manvi Adlakha, Phoenix Legal

Restrictions on refinancing eased for select borrowers

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Resolution regime needed for financial sector entities

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Draft directions a boost for electronic trading platforms

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Corporate bond investment limits: Changes make sense

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Tri-party repo directions: A boost for corporate bonds

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Banking ordinance: Sound step or halfway measure?

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Sriram Ramachandran, Phoenix Legal

Outbound mergers: A welcome step forward

By Aseem Chawla and Shruti Singh, Phoenix Legal

Wholesale and long-term finance banks proposed

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

CCI discusses factors that led to record high penalty

By Manjula Chawla, Ritika Ganju and Tushar Thimmiah, Phoenix Legal

Is the budget a bellwether or a Cassandra for reforms?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Foreign portfolio investors still waiting for easier entry

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

RBI regulations for startups a boost for entrepreneurs

By Manjula Chawla, Ritika Ganju and Kripi Kathuria, Phoenix Legal

Effort continues against stress in banking system

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Recent measures a fillip for nascent bond market

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Much needed progress seen in debt recovery laws

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

The S4A: Genuine progress or a mere flash in the pan?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Paradigm shift to ‘on tap’ universal bank licences

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

More changes from the RBI: Good news for bond market

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

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India

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

regulatory

Awkward regulatory tango over COVID-19 relief

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal
FFL

Recommended drafting practises for FFL disclosure

By Piyush Sharma and Joginder Singh, LexOrbis
insolvency

How to implement pre-packaged insolvency

By Charanya Lakshmikumaran and Puneeth Ganapathy, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Features

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

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

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