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Inbound investment

Alternative fund rules and the push to ‘Make in India’

By Kanchan Sinha and Shikhar Kacker, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

The curious case of ‘composite caps’

By Vaibhav Kakkar and Sahil Arora, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

Court finds foreign investor complicit in flouting policy

By William Vivian John and Hemant Krishna V, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

Balancing act?

Weighing up the controversies and confusion surrounding the applicability of minimum alternate tax to foreign institutional investors

Roadblock to reform

Why rampant rule breaking is holding India back

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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

M&A

What’s in store for M&As in a post COVID-19 economy

By Raghubir Menon and Aditya Parolia, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
force majeure

COVID-19: Conundrum for borrowers and lenders

By Aniket Sawant and Shreenath Pandeya, SNG & Partners
banking

Cryptocurrencies avoid a KO and win on points

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

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

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

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.

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

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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

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