Squire Patton Boggs has added Nimi Patel, former head of the India practice at Herbert Smith Freehills, as a director in its India practice in London. Patel has wide-ranging experience in the UK, and in cross-border M&A, JVs, securities, capital markets, the structuring and establishment of funds, and other corporate finance work. She launched the India practice of Herbert Smith Freehills in 1994 and, under her 20-year leadership, it became a recognised market leader. Patel has assisted numerous Indian corporates, public sector undertakings and financial institutions in a variety of transactions. She has senior board level experience with a wide range of leading Indian corporates, where she advised on strategic, regulatory and other business issues. She is also a non-executive director at JP Morgan Indian Investment Trust.
New regulation on the prohibition of sales of alcoholic beverages online
In line with evolving trends in technology, certain entrepreneurs and retailers have started using online channels to sell alcoholic beverages, which makes it difficult to ensure the sale of such beverages is in accordance with existing laws ...