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One head, many hats

A modern-day general counsel’s role goes much beyond a lawyer on a payroll

Seeking simpatico

Personal rapport is key for external counsel to have the ear of their clients, writes Smita Priyadarshini, senior managing legal director at Dell

Finding satisfaction at work

Alternatives should be available for lawyers who cannot or do not want to work long hours

Tech savvy

What are the must-have legal software products for in-house counsel?

Safeguarding secrets

How to prevent former employees from misusing confidential information

Management in motion

In-house counsel can make use of their feet to meet and discuss challenges with stakeholders

Road of Risk and Reward

Is China's Belt and Road initiative a road worth taking for India?

Getting inventive

Nishant Sharma of Dolby Laboratories assesses the government’s efforts to build an intellectual property eco-system that works for all

Turf wars

Star India's Mihir Rale writes on the dispute between the antitrust and telecom regulators

Repelling the web pirates

A look at how governments across Asia are updating their cybersecurity laws ahead of the next cyber-attack

Correspondents

Issuance of FAQs clarifies GST on financial services

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Supreme Court aims to end delays in corruption cases

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

Serial filing of divisional patent applications in India

By Joginder Singh, LexOrbis

Features

Caught in the firing line

How law firms and in-house teams avoid conflicts of interest

Skipping justice

What an English court's decision means for tycoons on the run

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One head, many hats

A modern-day general counsel’s role goes much beyond a lawyer on a payroll

Practitioner’s perspectives

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Court’s role in insolvency cases

Subodh Sadana and Bhuvan Arora analyse judicial intervention in insolvency resolution

The appellate court’s purview

Shrawan Chopra and Pundreek Dwivedi assess grounds for intervention by an appellate court

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Financial targets for law firms

Bithika Anand and Nipun Bhatia discuss how to set revenue targets for Indian lawyers

Vantage point

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Why fear virtual currencies?

We must adapt to virtual currencies like we adapted to past disruptions, writes Akhil Prasad at Boeing