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The Singapore Convention brings hope to businesses looking for a faster route to dispute resolution

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Pecking order

State governments and the order of priority for claiming a corporate debtor's assets

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Rising Stars 2019

50 emerging law firms that are blazing a trail in the legal market

In the hot seat

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

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INBOX

arbitration

Section 87 relief for private companies

Supreme Court granted a huge relief to debt-ridden private sector by striking down section 87

creditor

Creditors’ wisdom should be heeded

Supreme Court verdict in the case of Essar Steel brought clarity to IBC code

VANTAGE POINT

Take the chains off business

Recent moves to decriminalize violations of corporate and tax law are welcome

Lose the legalese please

Many lawyers overlook the usefulness of effective writing

Innovative play in the sandbox

Insurance regulators need to adopt a flexible approach to startups

CORRESPONDENTS

Insolvency rules issued for financial services providers

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Examining validity of West Bengal’s HIRA Act

By Vikram Wadehra and Nupur Rathi, Vidhii Partners

Perils of company buyback in venture capital financing

By Siddharth Seshan and Tushar Gogoi, Samvad Partners
tribunals

Tribunals are here to stay, but with improvements

By Amit Kapur, J. Sagar Associates
fraud

Auditor’s professional lapses not fraud

By Karthik Somasundram and Sneha Jaisingh, Bharucha & Partners
privacy

Privacy law and its commercial implications

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon
Essar

Something for everyone in the Essar judgment

By Aniket Sawant and Arvind Nagaraj, SNG & Partners
claims

Resolution of disputed claims in insolvency process

By Charanya Lakshmikumaran and Gopal Machiraju, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
insolvency

Insolvency and related considerations for directors

By Shivaji Bhattacharya and Prateek Sharma, S&R Associates
patent

Patent processes: Who carries burden of proof?

By Swati Gupta, LexOrbis
trademark

Rights ignored in optimising trademark processes

By Ruchi Sarin and Keya Joshi, LexOrbis
encumbrance

FAQs for encumbrance definition raise concerns

By Yogesh Chande and Preeti Kapany, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
vehicles

Are electric vehicles sparking into life at last?

By Abhishek Tripathi and Anura Gupta, Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors
environment

EVs: Driving towards a sustainable environment

By Dipti Lavya Swain and Ketaki Dandiya, HSA Advocates
FDI

FDI reforms give embattled economy a shot in the arm

By Vaibhav Kakkar and Sahil Arora, L&L Partners
tax

Methods to levy indirect tax on e-commerce players

By Gautam Khurana and Mamta Saluja, India Law Offices
leniency

Taking a lenient approach to leniency

By Karan Chandhiok and Ruchi Khanna, Chandhiok & Mahajan

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

When should companies recoup pension fund losses?

By Paras Parekh and Hitesh Jain, Parinam Law Associates

Multiple dimensions of mediation

By Shaneen Parikh and Shalaka Patil, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Guide to litigation strategies

By Sneha Jaisingh and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

Food safety and standards regulation

By Navarre Ebenezer Roy, Anand and Anand

Insolvency code: Judicial trends

By Abhishek Tripathi and Avantika Shukla, Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors

Investing through insolvency code

By Sanjay Asher and Nikhil Kaul, Crawford Bayley & Co.

FEATURES

Open for business

Foreign investment requirements relaxed in single brand retail and other areas

Progress against harassment

How courts are dealing with prosecutions of sexual harassment in the workplace

Law firm billing rates survey 2019

Rising fees and falling margins

Framing a future

Succession planning at India's iconic law firms

The A-List 2019

India Business Law Journal reveals the country’s top lawyers and legal icons

A fine balance

Merging the wants of employers and employees is no easy task

AROUND THE REGION

insolvency

Relative priority rule in Indian insolvency law

By Pratik Datta and Varun Marwah, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Thailand top 100 lawyers 2019

Thailand’s Top 100 Lawyers 2019

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in Thailand