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Locked in

How EU’s GDPR affects Indian companies

Stress test

Vodafone case a gauge for how the courts exercise powers in treaty disputes

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

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FROM THE EDITOR

In two minds

Asia Business Law Directory

VANTAGE POINT

Building your firm’s brand

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

Fake news: A real problem

Fake news and the challenge for traditional media

Keeping world order

Interview with the UN’s top lawyer

CORRESPONDENTS

Ordinance marks overhaul of Commercial Courts Act

By Deepak Sabharwal, Deepak Sabharwal & Associates

Convertible notes: A viable option for Indian startups?

By Aparna Ravi, Samvad Partners

Trends show need to adjust GST advance ruling scheme

By L Badri Narayanan, Jyoti Pal and Disha Jain, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Cryptocurrency circular: Unintended consequences?

By Arun Prabhu, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Timely ordinance replies to resolution process feedback

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon

Clarity needed on contract or job worker manufacturing

By Sourav Kanti De Biswas, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Supreme Court aims to end delays in corruption cases

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners

Security creation under revenue sharing contracts

By Harsh Arora and Loveleen Singh, HSA Advocates

Issuance of FAQs clarifies GST on financial services

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Procedure not to bar right to renew trademark

By Naman Jain, LexOrbis

Challenges ahead for policy on digital communications

By Rahul Goel, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Realty sector reality check tempers home buyer news

By Sachin Gupta, Dhir & Dhir Associates

Restrictions eased for related-entity lending

By Soumyajit Mitra and Kawaljeet Kaur, SNG & Partners

Well-known red sole, not even a trademark?

By Omesh Puri and Dheeraj Kapoor, LexOrbis

Upswing in M&A activity expected to gather steam

By Rupinder Malik and Revathy Muralidharan, J. Sagar Associates

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

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

Financial targets for law firms

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

FEATURES

Finding satisfaction at work

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

Dishing up the deal

How a merger overcame news of loan default and US$4.3b debt

Tech savvy

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

Trademark toolkit

Smart strategies to protect your marks inside and outside the courts

Safeguarding secrets

How to prevent former employees from misusing confidential information

Re-setting the bar

Are law firms and companies doing enough to remove hurdles faced by women lawyers in the workplace?

Pinpointing the problem

Why some national law firms struggle to survive in Hyderabad

Management in motion

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

Locked out!

What now for foreign law firms?

AROUND THE REGION

Acquisitions of non-banking finance companies in India

By Ravi Singhania and Arjun Anand Singhania & Partners
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Cryptocurrency laws and regulations in The Philippines

By Aida Araceli G Roxas-Rivera and Paolo S Tamase, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia