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Practitioner's Perspective

Enforcements add a new dimension to M&A

Acquisitions through enforcement of pledged shares have become a feasible route, with courts playing a supportive role

New era for justice delivery

Despite the flaws, the advantages of virtual courts mean they should continue even after the pandemic has abated

Left without remedy

Creditors are in need of a credible mechanism for the resolution of covid-19-related distress until the suspension of the corporate insolvency resolution process is in place

Keeping in step with the times

Patent offices and courts have introduced proactive measures in response to the COVID-19 lockdown

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

Blue sky thinking

The competition regulator has over the years allowed companies to undertake innovative commitments to enable their mergers to go through

How Colgate defended its brand

Pravin Anand and Achuthan Sreekumar illustrate how limited information isn't a barrier to stopping an infringing activity

When should companies recoup pension fund losses?

Exempted employers have to make good on payment defaults by issuers only in the event of a shortfall in interest payout

Multiple dimensions of mediation

A good settlement strategy evolves depending on the interplay between different aspects of the dispute

Guide to litigation strategies

By Sneha Jaisingh and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

Food safety and standards regulation

By Navarre Ebenezer Roy, Anand and Anand

Insolvency code: Judicial trends

By Abhishek Tripathi and Avantika Shukla, Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors

Investing through insolvency code

By Sanjay Asher and Nikhil Kaul, Crawford Bayley & Co.

Giving creditors their fair share

By Mahesh Agarwal, Agarwal Law Associates

Charting the way ahead for IBC

By Dhananjay Kumar and Hamraj Singh, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Focus on the Spotify case

Manoj K Singh and Samridh Ahuja explore compulsory licensing in India’s copyright regime

The Monsanto judgment

Pravin Anand and Dhruv Anand say Supreme Court decision is lease of life for biotech innovation

Safeguarding brands online

Essenese Obhan and Taarika Pillai analyze online counterfeiting, intermediary liability rules

Focusing on intangibles

Bithika Anand and Nipun Bhatia ask why law firm mergers often fail

Legal frontiers

Innovations in emerging practice areas

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A cut above the rest

The leading international law firms for India-related matters

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

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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.

Correspondents

Devyani Dhawan,Aditya Vikram Dua,SNG & Partners,Ordinary course Banking & finance restructuring

Ordinary course of business is not guaranteed

By Devyani Dhawan and Aditya Vikram Dua, SNG & Partners
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Domestic award set aside for patent illegality

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners
Vivek Pareek,Maathangi Hariharan,L&L Partners, FDI

FDI relaxations in insurance may not get desired response

By Vivek Pareek and Maathangi Hariharan, L&L Partners

Features

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Just virtually

The pandemic has pushed courts to undergo a technological evolution, but is it working?

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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

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Evolving doors

A reluctance to opt for litigation during the pandemic has seen new opportunities for arbitrators and other alternative dispute resolution practitioners

Practitioner’s perspectives

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Enforcements add a new dimension to M&A

Acquisitions through enforcement of pledged shares have become a feasible route, with courts playing a supportive role

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New era for justice delivery

Despite the flaws, the advantages of virtual courts mean they should continue even after the pandemic has abated

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Left without remedy

Creditors are in need of a credible mechanism for the resolution of covid-19-related distress until the suspension of the corporate insolvency resolution process is in place

Vantage point

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The courts fight back

In a very short span of time India’s courts have adapted to working during the pandemic, and the lessons learned during this time will be used to increase efficiency and productivity of the judicial system