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This is how foreign firms could see themselves coming to India, if a very old joke were to become history

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Has the Competition Commission of India (CCI) been an effective regulator?

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Overview of the Funds Regimes in India

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Israel: Startup Nation Open to India and the World

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Time to be Bullish to Buy Brazilian Businesses?

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Reading Between the Lines: How India’s Lawyers are the Key to Unleashing India

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India Unleashed: A View from In-House

Cross Border Mergers and Acquisitions in Germany

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Today’s mega meet: PM dead serious about foreign firms in GIFT & India • BCI to lift advertising ban • 2-4 weeks for stakeholder comments

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Read Baba Ramdev petition & Juggernaut appeal vs Baba Ramdev biog injunction

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4 months after NUSRL Ranchi student strike, students claim changes merely cosmetic, problems persist [READ LETTER]

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JGLS law grads to get near-direct entry to Australian legal profession (where things for foreigners are much simpler than here)

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‘Ridiculous’: Salve slams fear-mongering in fraternity to ‘preserve own turf’ • ET Now confirms PM's pro-lib stance

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Shardul Amarchand dips below Rs 15-16 lakh base pay hike it had announced 2 years ago

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‘Largest employer of NLU graduates’: Jindal law school hires 25 new teachers, 32% NLU alums

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NUJS students protest vs hurried CCTV dark age on campus, allege cameras encourage sex harassment by staff [UPDATE]

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Revealed: Bar exam earned BCI up to Rs 70 cr ($10m) revenues in 6 years from nearly 3 lakh candidates

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This is how foreign firms could see themselves coming to India, if a very old joke were to become history

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Competition Law  16 June 2017

TTA-Dhall, KK Sharma win Rs 87 cr CCI fine vs Hyundai

Car maker Hyundai was fined Rs 87 crore by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for anti-competitive discounting of its cars in a complaint made by two informants and Hyundai dealers - Fx Enterprise Solutions and St Antony’s Cars.Read More

Corporate M&A  16 June 2017

SAM, CAM steer Canadian Intertape’s $25m acquisition of Indian construction textile maker Capstone

Intertape, the Canadian packaging company with executive headquarters in Sarasota County, announced Thursday it is making a “greenfield” investment in Capstone Polyweave Private Limited, which plans to build a $30 million manufacturing facility in Karoli, India. Capstone’s shareholders also own and operate Delhi-based Airtrax Polymers Private Limited, which manufactures and sells woven products that are used in the building and construction industry. Airtrax posted $11 million in revenues for the year ended March 31.Read More

Private equity / VC  15 June 2017

Khaitan chomps on Wow! Momo $6.5m series B with Luthra for Lighthouse, Indian Angels

Fast food chain Wow! Momo today said it has raised Rs 44 crore in Series B funding from venture capital firm Lighthouse Funds and angel investor group Indian Angel Network (IAN). The latest round of funding led by Lighthouse Funds, which invests in mid-market consumer-driven firms, values the company at Rs 230 crore, the Kolkata-based firm said in a statement. Besides, it also provided “a highly profitable” exit to the tune of Rs 10 crore to some of the IAN investors who decided to sell their shares partly/completely to Lighthouse, it added.Read More

Law firms  14 June 2017

IP giant Anand & Anand co-brands with Priyanka Khimani to launch Mumbai media, celebrity & more JV

Intellectual property (IP) powerhouse Anand & Anand has merged its Mumbai office with the media and entertainment law practice of Priyanka Khimani, Khimani & Associates, taking on a new avatar in the city carrying both brand names, as Anand and Anand & Khimani.Read More

Law firm jobs  13 June 2017

Legally Jobs: Verus seeks Associate in Kolkata with 1-3 years PQE in litigation

VERUS is a full-service firm with offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad. The firm has successfully advised on complex transactions and high stake disputes and has since won several accolades.Read More

Private equity / VC  13 June 2017

Khaitan, Themis on $20m Sequoia funding in Awfis Space

“Awfis Space Solutions, a start-up that provides shared workspaces, has raised $20 million from Sequoia Capital India to fund its expansion plans.” reported Mint.Read More

Sponsored posts  13 June 2017

In this book the art of legal management gets dissected by top legal minds: Maister, McKenna, Rajiv, Zia & many others [SPONSORED]

We are in the middle of a cycle of evolutionary change that is taking place all around us in the legal sector. It may not be far-fetched to claim that this is one of the toughest phases that lawyers around the world have had to deal with, given the multiple avenues from where challenges are emerging.Read More

Law firms  13 June 2017

ELP snaps up LKS-ex-senior, now free agent, MP Devnath with 2 partners • Hires 2 tax partners from EY, BMR

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) has hired in its Delhi office’s tax practice Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan senior partner MP Devnath as an equity partner and two of his junior partners: Vivek Sharma as a partner and Abhishek Anand as an associate partner.Read More

Graduates & Bar Exam  12 June 2017

Major surprise: After earlier delays, All India Bar Exam finally out now, 3 days early!

The results for the 10th All India Bar Exam (AIBE) are now out, according to a notification on the official website.Read More

Corporate M&A  12 June 2017

Vaish on $12m Berger buy of Saboo

“Paint manufacturer Berger Paints India Ltd has completed the acquisition of specialty coatings maker Saboo Coatings Pvt. Ltd, it said in a stock-exchange filing on Tuesday. It acquired Saboo Coatings’ shares for Rs 81.77 crore”, reported VCCircle.Read More

Law firm jobs  12 June 2017

Legally Jobs: International Justice Mission (IJM) seeks 2+ years PQE criminal litigation lawyers in Delhi to fight violence

The International Justice Mission (IJM) is a global organisation that protects the most vulnerable from violence and oppression irrespective of their gender, community, caste, race, and ethnicity. Their mission is to protect the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing the criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts.Read More

Law schools  10 June 2017

NUJS 2017 wins 100% final jobs for 78 members: Big 7 firms hire 53, led by Khaitan • 3 foreign firm jobs

NUJS Kolkata’s 2017 batch’s campus recruitment committee (CRC) has assisted in placing all 78 of its members in law firm or corporate jobs, out of a batch of a total batch 128.Read More

Law firms  10 June 2017

JurisCorp claims strong growth despite 4 more partner exits (with best wishes) undoing much of recent expansion

Juris Corp has issued a press release announcing the resignation of four partners - Veena Sivaramakrishnan, Sandeep Mahapatra, Debanjan Banerjee and Abhinav Surana.Read More

Graduates & Bar Exam  09 June 2017

Revealed: Which NLU is most preferred for LLMs? • + Clickbait bonus: One answer may surprise you...

Did you know (or suspect) postgraduate law students hoping to study at an Indian national law university (NLU) nearly all prefer going to NLSIU Bangalore? Probably. But did you know NLIU Bhopal is by some readings more popular than NUJS Kolkata? And that a lot of high-ranking post-grads are going to Lucknow.Read More

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