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Law firms  Yesterday

Bharucha merges with (TMT) Arthe into 12-partner Delhi-Mumbai powerhouse • Bharucha co-founder Vivek Vashi goes indie

Bharucha & Partners is merging with Arthe Law, the Delhi-headquartered firm created by the joining of hands in April between Abhishek Malhotra-founded TMT Law Practice and DPSA Legal, the disputes practice of former additional advocate general DP Singh.

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Rs 1 lakh international essay competition in memory of brilliant young corporate lawyer Reema Ray

Verus Associates presents the Inaugural Edition of the REEMA RAY PRIZE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW 2017 an international essay competition open to all undergraduate law students, scholars (completed bachelors in law & pursuing academia) and young practitioners/ in-house counsels (under 35 yrs of age) from around the world, with the best essay to be awarded with a prize of Rs 100,000.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  4 days ago

Delhi judges condemn strikes but vow to ‘suffer in silence’, as billboard ‘shames’ lawyers who did their duty to represent clients, defied strike

A WhatsApp forward has been going around of a billboard in Tiz Hazari court with pictures of more than 40 lawyers who had allegedly appeared in court on Thursday and Friday (11 and 12 October) in defiance of Delhi bar associations' call for a lawyers' strike in the national capital.

Law firms  12 October 2017

CAM banking partner Niloufer Lam joins Mumbai shipping firm and fellow Links alum Zarir Bharucha at ZBA

Former Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas banking partner Niloufer Lam, who had left the firm amicably in April 2017, has joined the law firm ZBA as a partner.

11th NALSAR BR Sawhny Moot Court Competition 2017: LIVE BLOG
by BR Sawhny Moot Court Competition - Media

Hello and welcome to the live blog of the 11th NALSAR BR Sawhny Moot Court Competition. The competition will be held from 13th to 15th October 2017. T... Read more

Capital Markets  21 August 2017

CAM, Khaitan, Clydes, Herbies win roles on record-blockbuster $1.75bn GIC IPO, largest in seven years since Coal [UPDATE-1]

“State-owned reinsurance company General Insurance Corp. of India (GIC) filed the draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) for its initial public offering (IPO). The IPO will see a total stake dilution of 14.22%, according to the DRHP available on the website of one of the investment banks managing the share sale,” reported Mint.

Diwali Gifts: Are You Wrapping Up a Bribe?
by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Diwali is one of the most anticipated and celebrated festivals in India. It is also a festival of giving gifts, which is often a challenge for complianc... Read more

Corporate M&A  12 October 2017

Ex-Unilazer GC-VC-start-up Rajaram pivots • Grows to 7 with 2 partners • Assists Lenskart on $1m US vision with Gunderson Dettmer

Rajaram Legal advised and acted for Lenskart Solutions and was led by Mumbai-based founding partner Archana Rajaram and senior associate Prasad Subramanyan.

Capital Markets  11 October 2017

AZB, Shardul Amarchand, Squires on $305m Indiabulls Ventures rights issue

Indiabulls Ventures Ltd, the financial services arm of the Indiabulls Group, approved raising Rs 2,000 crore (USD 305 million) either through rights issue of shares, to meet the funding requirements and to support future growth of consumer finance and assets reconstruction businesses carried out by the Company, through its subsidiary companies, as reported by The Economic Times and Livemint

Law firms  11 October 2017

‘An exciting world out there’: Nihar Mody, long-time driving force behind Platinum Mumbai, retires aged 51

Nihar Mody, the co-founding partner of Platinum Partners and head of the Mumbai office, has retired at age 51 last week.

Law firms  10 October 2017

AZB Delhi hires K Law lateral Abhishek Shinde as partner

K Law partner Abhishek Shinde has joined AZB & Partners as a corporate partner in Delhi, reported Bar & Bench.

Sponsored posts  10 October 2017

Do boss or your legal loved ones deserve Diwali gifts? Here are some of the coolest treasures for legal eagles

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Law firms  10 October 2017

Post 6-months gardening, Cyril Amarchand’s Nikhil Naredi to cross over to Shardul Mumbai for cap markets boost [UPDATE-1]

Former Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas partner Nikhil Naredi, who resigned around April 2017, will join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas soon, according to several authoritative sources, although nothing has been signed yet pending expiry of Naredi’s near-six months of gardening leave from his former firm to date.

Private equity / VC  10 October 2017

Khaitan, Trilegal, Themis on $11m IDFC infusion in ASG Eye Hospitals

“Private equity firm IDFC Alternatives has invested Rs 75 crore ($11 million) for a minority stake in ASG Eye Hospitals,” reported VCCircle.

Litigation  09 October 2017

HSA wins back $168m for L&T from Punjab Power with Rohatgi & Vaidyanathan in SC [READ ORDER]

The Supreme Court directed the Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) to pay Rs 1100 crores as refund to L&T subsidiary Nabha Power (NPL), relieving NPL from a potential loss of Rs 8000 crore over the next 22 years.

In-house counsel  09 October 2017

Cipla chief legal officer Gautam Rohidekar (NLS 98) resigns from pharma firm

Cipla_’s chief legal officer and NLSIU 1998 alumnus _Gautam Rohidekar has left the company.

Corporate M&A  07 October 2017

SAM, ELP act on $24.4m Zee acquisition of 9X Media from Silk Route

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) aquired 100% in 9X Media Private Limited (and its subsidiaries) from Rivendell PE LLC / New Silk Route Partners and other shareholders of 9x Media Private Limited. The deal was valued at Rs 160 crore, reported VC Circle and others.

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