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What factors affect the rise of women in India's judiciary?

New connections

Is Beijing Digital Telecom's acquisition of a stake in Spice Online a harbinger of more Sino-Indian action to come?

Taking on the tax tricksters

Indian companies must re-examine their existing structures to comply with with GAAR or face adverse consequences

Fresh start

Sourish Mohan Mitra asks whether institutional arbitration will finally make an impact on India

FEATURED

Privacy matters

Khushboo Baxi and Siddhartha Sarangal explain why digital businesses would profit from a multilateral data protection framework

Indian Law Firm Awards

The outstanding law firms of 2016

Money matters

What the budget means for your business

A push for procedural certainty

The perils of delegated legislation

Banking on Asia

In conversation with AIIB general counsel Gerard Sanders

CORRESPONDENTS

Foreign national employees in ‘Make in India’ initiatives

By Gautam Khurana and Promila Dhar, India Law Offices
While Make in India envisages manufacturing in India using Indian resources and workers, international players sometimes need access to machinery, technology and technicians from abroad to set up their operations in India. The soft skills and expertise that foreign technicians bring to India also bring in best practices and...

GST Council: New era of indirect tax administration

By L Badri Narayanan and Asish Philip Abraham, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
The GST Council is a constitutional body set up to administer the goods and services tax in terms of article 279A of India’s constitution. The council had 10 meetings in the past six months and resolved many issues as required for a successful roll-out of GST from 1 July...

Smart City Mission: The challenges ahead

By Soumya Kanti De Mallik and Siddhanth Pandey, HSA Advocates

Corporate governance and upside sharing agreements

By Vijai Mathur and Saiyam Chaturvedi, Link Legal India Law Services

Intermediaries rejoice after key appeal win by Myspace

By Daksh Kumar, LexOrbis

FIPB phase-out: A bold and welcome move – or is it?

By Damini Bhalla and Samir Dudhoria, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

Payment banks: Attempt to stimulate cashless economy

By Kanika Malhotra and Pran Malik, SNG & Partners

Employee hiring structures in India and applicable law

By Rashmi Pradeep and Abe Abraham, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

The M&A themes that may dominate in 2017

By Shuva Mandal and Ankit Mishra, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas

Is the budget a bellwether or a Cassandra for reforms?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

VANTAGE POINT

A woman’s worth

Outdated beliefs about the abilities, roles and behaviour of India's women lawyers must be dismantled, argues Parveen Mahtani, the head of legal at Tata Housing Development.