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India: RBI issues Directions on Peer to Peer Lending Platform
Online lending transactions are in their nascent stage in India and given the increase in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending through e-commerce marketplace it is of extreme importance to regulate such transactions ...
INDIA: Right to privacy and data protection in India
The concept of data protection and privacy has not been addressed in any exclusive comprehensive legislation in India ...
India: Protection against groundless threats under Indian IP laws
Rapidly growing awareness of intellectual property (IP) rights and a well-structured statutory regime protecting IP has allowed rights owners to assert and enjoy the limited monopolies conferred on them ...
Mauritian Company Successfully Enforces US$300 million LCIA Award in India
On 6 July 2012, Mauritius-based Cruz City Mauritius Holdings obtained a US$300 million award rendered by a London Court of International Arbitration tribunal. Cruz City thereafter sought to enforce this award in the High Court of New Delhi against its joint venture partners ...
India Update for May 2017
The May 2017 India newsletter from Clasis Law includes an article on “Corporate Compliances: Necessity and Implication”, as well as Banking, Projects, Energy & Natural Resources and IP updates ...
Corporate compliance: Necessity and implication
The Companies Act of India is the primary legislation governing the functioning of companies established in India during their lifecycle....
India News
India introduces new bankruptcy code
India’s new insolvency and bankruptcy code came into force last week, raising hopes that failing companies will be recognised and wound up much quicker in the future...
New beginnings for Indian law firm
Commencing January 1, 2016, the reins at Indian law firm J. Sagar Associates (JSA) will be jointly placed in the hands of Ms Dina Wadia and Ms Shivpriya Nanda as Joint Managing Partners....
New beginnings after India's largest law firm divides
Saturday May 9th 2015, was the last working day of Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co...
India Articles and Reports
Brave new worlds
Asia’s emerging economies continue to play bigger roles on our increasingly integrated world stage. Melinda Finch investigates the rising stars of India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam and considers the impact of their ascension on the legal industry.
Life Sciences Special Report
Offering huge potential for expansion and returns, almost every active economy in Asia is making efforts to actively develop a niche in the life sciences industry. In ‘Asia’s winning formula’ Asian-Counsel discusses how countries are positioning themselves to carve out niches in this area of living jurisprudence. The report also features expert articles focussing on particular developments in China, Japan, India and Singapore.
Destination: India
In ‘Focus on India’, the continued momentum and salience of India as a premier investment destination is examined. What are the catalysts for the unprecedented amount of foreign investment flowing into the country?
Mergers & Acquisitions Special Report
The June issue of Asian-Counsel takes a look at M&A activity levels and trends across Asia Pacific and investigates factors which in-house counsel should consider in light of the downturn, whilst leading firms discuss how newly-enacted legislation and other issues will impact the M&A arena in Japan, Korea and China.
Competition and Antitrust Special Report
In the latest issue of Asian-Counsel, we are provided with an in-depth look at the competition regimes in South Korea, Singapore, China and India from leading legal practitioners in those jurisdictions, and investigate whether there is any merit in the possibility of a pan-Asian competition framework.
Dispute Resolution Special Report
In the latest issue of Asian-Counsel, we uncover the lofty aims of several arbitration centres in the region. We also receive comprehensive updates from a host of leading law firms, and the SIAC, as to the state of dispute resolution across the Middle East, Vietnam, South Korea, India, Hong Kong and Singapore.
India In-House Insights
Kicking the Tyres before lighting the fires
Sitting in the legal driver’s seat at a renowned MNC in India has its rewards. However, as Shahana Basu Kanodia, Chief Legal Officer/Global General Counsel of Apollo Tyres Limited explains, one of the biggest challenges can be integrating the legal function between different offices in Asia, Europe and Africa to provide timely, consistent and pragmatic legal advice to business divisions in different time zones. Here she tells us more about her role.
International aspirations
From London to Cyprus, New Delhi to Singapore. We speak to Evangelos Apostolou, Vice President and Chief Counsel with BT Global Services, about his path to the top and the realities on the in-house role in today’s climate.
India In-House Handbook & Directory
India Chapter (including firm directory)