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Deals of the year 2016

IBLJ celebrates the top deals, projects and disputes of 2016, and reveals which law firms made them happen

The A-List : India’s top 100 lawyers

India Business Law Journal reveals the country's top 100 lawyers

Law firm billing rates survey 2016

Indian law firms reveal their hourly fees

Partnership

What it means and why it may matter to clients

Foreign faithful

The top international law firms for India work

Movers and shakers

A recruitment merry-go-round is reshaping India's legal market

The India Diaries

What foreign lawyers love and don't love in India

Deals of the Year 2015

Celebrating the top deals and disputes of 2015

In the spotlight

PK Malhotra and Sudhanshu Pandey talk reform

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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

FDI

Standing down the guard and increasing FDI in defence

By Damini Bhalla and Akshay Jain, L&L Partners
Copyright

No copyright protection implied for film sequels

By Manisha Singh and Gautam Kumar, LexOrbis

Beneficiaries of public welfare schemes are consumers

By Karthik Somasundram and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

Features

smart contracts

What’s blocking the chain?

Blockchain can be a disruptive technology for the administration of smart contracts in the financial sector if some regulatory hurdles are cleared

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

negotiation

The power of persuasion

A critical part of a lawyer’s job is being a good negotiator. It requires people skills, well-ordered priorities and a positive approach to doing business

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