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Samvad Partners is a full-service corporate law firm committed to providing innovative and quality legal advice, maintaining the highest levels of professional integrity and nurturing our lawyers in an environment that motivates them to achieve the highest standards.

Protection of founder interests in VC transactions

By Nisha Mallik and Neha Mirajgaoker, Samvad Partners

Online payment players are now under the RBI

By Juhi Mehta and Manali Kakatkar, Samvad Partners

A chaotic situation in cross-border demergers

By Nisha Mallik and Roshni Menon, Samvad Partners

Regulation of gig workers: A step forward?

By Junaira Rahman and Nikita Tanwar, Samvad Partners.

NBFCs brought under purview of insolvency code

By Anisha Shroff and Sharanya Kundu, Samvad Partners

Perils of company buyback in venture capital financing

By Siddharth Seshan and Tushar Gogoi, Samvad Partners

Searching for answers in new FDI proposal

By Vineetha MG and Srabonee Roy, Samvad Partners

Making sense of regulatory sandbox for Fintech startups

By Nivedita Nivargi and Vishnu Kale, Samvad Partners

Draft e-commerce policy puts intermediaries in a fix

By Ashwini Vittalachar and Sanjana Mathur, Samvad Partners

New ECB rules open doors to debt funding for startups

By Aparna Ravi and Samyuktha Damojipurapu, Samvad Partners

Indian perspective on Singapore convention

By Poornima Hatti and Surabhi Rao, Samvad Partners

To file or not to file – CCI keeps investors guessing

By Arjun Krishnan and Kavita Jitani, Samvad Partners

Challenges in exiting biotech portfolio investments

By Ekta Bahl and Sandeep Pareekshit, Samvad Partners

#MeToo: Investors must champion cultural change

By Natasha Mahajan and Neeraj Vyas, Samvad Partners

Clarifications awaited on changes to SBO regime

By Aparna Ravi and Surabhi Rao, Samvad Partners

Share swaps: Taking the cashless route in M&A

By Ashwini Vittalachar and Gauri Khanna, Samvad Partners

Angel tax exemption: Is there a real benefit?

By Nivedita Nivargi and Bhadra Menon, Samvad Partners

Externalization: Key issues companies need to consider

By Nivedita Nivargi and Vandana V, Samvad Partners

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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

Avoiding preferential transfers by debtors

By Charanya Lakshmikumaran and Gopal Machiraju, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
VC

Virtual currency trade sees challenges with FDI

By Arjun Rajgopal and Akshaya Iyer, L&L Partners
covid

RBI provides COVID-19 relief; others yet to catch up

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Features

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

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.

privacy

Are you being watched?

Governments adopting trace-and-track apps to prevent the spread of the pandemic have raised questions about the ‘right balance’ between pandemic response and privacy considerations

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