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Rohit Kumar, UPL’s general counsel, talks about the risks and rewards of managing 7,000+ trademarks

Eyeing Africa

African and Indian law firms should explore collaborations to profit from growing trade relations

Talking trade

India is pinning a lot of hope on the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

Think big

In the first of a new special series of the Belt and Road, we look at the germination of the Belt and Road initiative and trace its growth so far

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Dissecting delay

Who is to blame for the inefficiencies and delays at Delhi High Court?

SAM gobbles up lion’s share of BMR

Almost 40 lawyers in exodus

Big, bold and bullish

Private equity investors get hungry for control

Competing interests

Will India ever permit the arbitration of competition law matters?

In the interest of fairness

Cherie Blair talks trade, equality and cooperation

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Force majeure provisions in project contracts

By Pranjal Bora and Rakesh J, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
To deal with variables which cannot be foreseen when contracts are executed for long-term infrastructure projects, parties typically include a force majeure provision. Force majeure originated as a civil law concept although, in common law jurisdictions, statutory provisions relating to “frustration of contracts” and “contingent contracts” are applied. Usually...

Investing in roads: Issues, mitigation and incentives

By Durgesh Singh and Abhishek Sarkar, Link Legal India Law Services
India’s 4.87-million-kilometre road network is the world’s second largest and accounts for almost 80% of the country’s passenger traffic and 60% of its freight traffic. To develop the roads sector, the government has allocated `649 billion (US$10 billion) in the 2017-18 budget and introduced numerous fiscal incentives and legislative...

Court’s power to appoint arbitral tribunal detailed

By Vivek Vashi and Aditi Bhansali, Bharucha & Partners

Digital financial services: Challenges for regulation

By Amit Aggarwal and Rahul Sud, SNG & Partners

Unveiling of draft GST rules paves way for 1 July rollout

By L Badri Narayanan and Asish Philip Abraham, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

4 key drivers of a successful real estate M&A transaction

By Ashoo Gupta, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas

Wholesale and long-term finance banks proposed

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Pushing the case for energy storage policy formulation

By Rahul Arora and Abhinav Mishra, HSA Advocates

Zee and Sony in copyright combat over reality show

By Aprajita Nigam, LexOrbis

Board evaluation: A step towards greater governance

By Shruti Rajan and Rohan Banerjee, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Six steps to reduce risk and launch a product overseas

By Gautam Khurana, India Law Offices and Kevin Bowles, Hesiod & Associates