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Working through regulatory uncertainties was vital to pulling off the maiden issue by an infrastructure investment trust

10 years

Memorable moments from a decade documenting business law developments in India

Bustling market

Liberalization and reforms fuel record-breaking levels of merger and acquisition activity

Crime in cyberspace

Remedies and recourse for victims of cyber-attacks

FEATURED

Global stars

Revealed: The leading international law firms for India

Tributes pour in for a ‘lawyer’s lawyer’

Kirtee Kapoor is remembered by a former colleague and fellow lawyers for his warmth and wit, and for being a fantastic lawyer.

The right formula

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

CORRESPONDENTS

‘Preferential allotment’ in restructuring schemes

By KA Najmi and Y Sriniwas Arun, Link Legal India Law Services
The restructuring of stressed assets under the Strategic Debt Restructuring Scheme (SDR), the Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets (S4A) or any other deep restructuring under the extant guidelines of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seeks to achieve timely resolution of stressed assets. The purpose of the restructuring...

Grants of punitive damages signal growing IP protection

By Omesh Puri and Abhigyan Ashok, LexOrbis
Damages, as the name implies, refers to a form of compensation as a result of breach, loss or injury. Punitive damages are pecuniary compensation awarded to punish the at-fault party, particularly for any intentional, malicious or outrageous act and for harming the rights of others. Punitive damages are granted as...

GST rates from 5% to 28% fixed for most specific items

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

‘Estate planning’ needed as joint ventures may go awry

By Gautam Khurana and Anand Verma, India Law Offices

Changes needed to attract defence sector investment

By Alina Arora and Parth Singh, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

New act poses challenges for real estate project financing

By Rahul Sud and Aditya Vikram Dua, SNG & Partners

‘Dispute’ meaning settled for corporate insolvency cases

By Vivek Vashi and Utkarsh Srivastava, Bharucha & Partners

Practical implications of trading window closure

By Puja Sondhi, Aayush Kapoor and Aakanksha Dalal, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas

Executive and legal regime fight against counterfeiting

By Dheeraj Kapoor, LexOrbis

Outbound mergers: A welcome step forward

By Aseem Chawla and Shruti Singh, Phoenix Legal

Banking ordinance: Sound step or halfway measure?

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Sriram Ramachandran, Phoenix Legal

Cruz City ruling: ‘Option’ for downside protection

By Damini Bhalla and Gargi Bohra, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices

VANTAGE POINT

Still stalking?

India heads at international law firms say they have not waivered in their commitment to India