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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

Fake news: A real problem

Fake news and the challenge for traditional media

Keeping world order

Interview with the UN’s top lawyer

Building your firm’s brand

A robust marketing strategy can distinguish a law firm from the competition, writes Aman Abbas of Commwiser Consultants

Investing with a conscience

A combination of will and a code of practice are necessary for the success of ethical investing, writes PM Devaiah

India in 2018

In-house counsel predictions for the year ahead

Finding a match

Zeroing in on the right kind of external counsel requires time and a great deal of savvy, writes Kiran Radhakrishnan, legal counsel at Diversey

Bumpy road to a green transport plan

The government’s push to adopt higher emission standards and later switch to electric vehicles creates practical challenges, writes Girish Gadgil of Mahindra & Mahindra

Spice management for restaurant partners

When a restaurant-franchise relationship becomes heated, ending an agreement must be a last resort, writes Vinod Mahboobani, the general counsel at KFC and Pizza Hut

General counsel: The silent force

GCs’ contributions can’t be measured in numbers but they enable a company to achieve its aims, writes Nitin Mittal, the head of legal and company secretary at Philips Lighting, India

Correspondents

Clarity needed on contract or job worker manufacturing

By Sourav Kanti De Biswas, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Restrictions eased for related-entity lending

By Soumyajit Mitra and Kawaljeet Kaur, SNG & Partners

Estoppel against invalidity in design infringement suits

By Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

Features

High fliers

Top foreign law firms for India-related work

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One head, many hats

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

Caught in the firing line

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

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