Outsourcing companies face severe operational challenges under the pandemic and understanding the impact of the force majeure clause and the doctrine of frustration is important in determining recourse for parties.
India Business Law Journal teamed up with prominent arbitrator Ashok Sharma and a stellar panel of GCs to debate how in-house legal teams should rise to the unprecedented challenges facing Indian companies in a post-lockdown environment
Law firms and companies take the lead in fulfilling social responsibilities during China’s COVID-19 crisis
With COVID-19 forcing companies to implement work-from-home policies, Jim Fitzsimmons helps us understand the cybersecurity risks posed by a remote workforce
Widely reported troubles at Yes Bank, IL&FS, DHFL and others have exposed inadequacies in the insolvency resolution regime for distressed banking and finance companies. Mohit Shukla, the legal head of Barclays India, argues that now is a perfect time to introduce a new composite code to address these shortcomings and rebuild public trust
With the COVID-19 outbreak, the government has introduced a lockdown to limit the spread of the virus among the population, while introducing a raft of measures to protect businesses
It is well-settled law that a non-compete obligation in an employment contract in India is unenforceable after termination of the employment. However, an acquirer in an M&A transaction can require a promoter to not compete with the business that he is selling
The months leading up to the US presidential election in November will be crucial for the world, and especially for Asia. Dennis Unkovic explores the cards being dealt in political and legal terms, and warns the stakes could not be higher
How will the courts respond to an anticipated deluge of disputes relating to frustration of contracts in a post-COVID-19 world?
In this difficult and dynamic environment, India Business Law Journal’s editorial team was once again tasked with selecting the winners of the Indian Law Firm Awards. Our decisions are based on thousands of nominations and endorsements received from in-house counsel, other senior corporate executives and legal professionals around the world, as well as hundreds of submissions from Indian law firms