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Keeping competitors at bay

It is well-settled law that a non-compete obligation in an employment contract in India is unenforceable after termination of the employment. However, an acquirer in an M&A transaction can require a promoter to not compete with the business that he is selling

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

Home and safe?

With COVID-19 forcing companies to implement work-from-home policies, Jim Fitzsimmons helps us understand the cybersecurity risks posed by a remote workforce

Shining a light on unsafe practices

Inadequate enforcement of Indian standards has encouraged spurious manufacturers to put unsafe products on the market

Bridges not barriers

Membership of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership would allow India to overcome its stunted trading relationship with its neighbours

Juggling act

How conflicting interests shaped the data protection bill

In the hot seat

Baker McKenzie’s first Asian global chair discusses India, trade war and the firm’s future

A fine balance

Merging the wants of employers and employees is no easy task

The AIs have it

AI's rise demands regulatory reboot

Watch your step

Steering clear of conflicts of interest in private equity

Taking stock

Assessing the impact of GDPR a year since introduction

Running in circles

New advertising laws: A move away from self-regulation

Inside out

Complying wtih India's amended insider trading regulations

Risky business

Akhil Prasad: How to implement sound risk management practices

A burning issue

Fire safety laws: More than a tick-box exercise

2018: The year that was

A look back at the major legal developments that dominated headlines

Weighed down

Looking beyond the law to ensure gender parity

Deciphering data privacy

Forging a new path for data localization

Lending a hand

Gauging the role of social responsibility in law firms

A touch of disruption

The legal sector must prepare for the growing commercialization of AI and blockchain technology

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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

VC

Virtual currency trade sees challenges with FDI

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

No copyright protection implied for film sequels

By Manisha Singh and Gautam Kumar, LexOrbis

Analysing financing models for infrastructure projects

By Sharmil Bhushan and Jyoti Punjabi, HSA Advocates

Features

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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Surviving a ‘new normal’

India Business Law Journal teamed up with prominent arbitrator Ashok Sharma and a stellar panel of GCs to debate how in-house legal teams should rise to the unprecedented challenges facing Indian companies in a post-lockdown environment

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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

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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

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Blue sky thinking

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

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Moving past the pandemic

The pandemic has thrown up challenges for maintaining productivity, honouring contracts and keeping workers employed