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india advertising laws

New advertising laws: A move away from self-regulation

voting rights

Tipping the balance

Is it time for India to embrace dual-class shares?

real estate

Building trust

RERA has introduced accountability to the real estate sector but loopholes remain

accounting firms

In a bind

Ban on legal practice by Big Four raises questions

VANTAGE POINT

Building trust

RERA has introduced accountability to the real estate sector but loopholes remain

Caught up in courts

It will take a lot more than commercial courts and mandatory mediation to unclog the legal system

Why we need an AI code of ethics

As artificial intelligence is now a reality, where is the fine ethical line between us and it?

CORRESPONDENTS

Effectiveness of arbitration in financing document disputes

By Nishtha Arora and Sounak Chakraborty, SNG & Partners

RBI market abuse directions: A mature development

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Protecting IP assets key to success of startups

By Ritika Agarwal, LexOrbis
Commercial courts

Commercial courts disallow belated filing of documents

By Deepak Sabharwal, Deepak Sabharwal & Associates
Election results

Election results brighten prospects for M&A in 2019

By Iqbal Khan, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
labour laws

SC weighs in on interplay of labour laws and IBC

By Abhishek Dutta and Vineet Shrivastava, Aureus Law Partners
airports

New privatization model to help airports take off

By Ashish Suman and Kartikeya GS, J. Sagar Associates
competition law

Settlement of cases under Indian competition law

By Karan S. Chandhiok and Salman Qureshi, Chandhiok & Mahajan
Saket-Shukla-Akshay-Sachthey-Phoenix-Legal

Taking a deeper look at changes to SBO regime

By Saket Shukla and Akshay Sachthey, Phoenix Legal
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Draft e-commerce policy – the devil is in the details

By Arun Prabhu and Samraat Basu, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Flat purchase agreements

Flat purchase agreements no longer one-sided game

By Pritvish Shetty and Vistasp Irani, Vidhii Partners
mineral

Commercial implications of new mineral policy

By Manoj Kumar, Hammurabi & Solomon
Smart cities mission

Smart cities mission risks ushering in Orwellian future

By Rachika A Sahay and Aakash Sharma, HSA Advocates
Goods Services Tax

Close look at contractual disputes arising out of GST

By Sudipta Bhattacharjee and Kanupriya Bhargava, Advaita Legal
foreign direct investment

Policy prescriptions to ignite FDI in defence production

By Alina Arora and Apurva Zutshi, L&L Partners
Bankruptcy

Courts play prudent role in IBC’s logical evolution

By Karthik Somasundram and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners
patent dispute

Importance of expert testimony in patent cases

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis
differential voting rights

Striking a balance on differential voting rights

By Juhi Singh and Tarinee Sudan, S&R Associates
debt funding

New ECB rules open doors to debt funding for startups

By Aparna Ravi and Samyuktha Damojipurapu, Samvad Partners
regulatory sandbox

Closer look at Reserve Bank’s proposed regulatory sandbox

By Shilpa Mankar Ahluwalia, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.

PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES

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.

Giving creditors their fair share

By Mahesh Agarwal, Agarwal Law Associates

Charting the way ahead for IBC

By Dhananjay Kumar and Hamraj Singh, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Focus on the Spotify case

Manoj K Singh and Samridh Ahuja explore compulsory licensing in India’s copyright regime

The Monsanto judgment

Pravin Anand and Dhruv Anand say Supreme Court decision is lease of life for biotech innovation

FEATURES

Parliament in numbers

A look back at the Lok Sabha's performance in the past five years compared with the two previous terms

Inside out

Complying wtih India's amended insider trading regulations

Weak links

Anti-counterfeiting measures in draft e-commerce policy risk slowing down online trade in India

The battle continues

Candid conversations with women litigators

The International A-List

World's top 100 India-focused legal experts revealed

Risky business

Akhil Prasad: How to implement sound risk management practices

AROUND THE REGION

Whats-the-deal-Chitra-Iyer

Protecting the innovators

Chitra Iyer argues that India’s first judgment on standard essential patents is for the greater good

One region, different realities

Hanim Hamzah, Zico Law, Singapore (ASEAN)

China’s Patent Law subject to fourth amendment

By John Xia, Corner Stone & Partners

Applying best practice

Fay Zhou, Linklaters, Beijing

copyright-patent-trademark-law

A regional comparison of developments in trademark law

Staying abreast of trends and changes to law in the Asian region is imperative

Developments in trademark law in Taiwan

By Tsai Yu-Li and Tsai Lu-Fa, Deep & Far in Taipei

Indonesia’s Top 100 Lawyers 2019

ABLJ reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in Indonesia