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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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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

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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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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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‘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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Litigation  30 June 2017

Cobrapost sting evidence not quite enough for anti-money laundering penalties on 15 banks: raft of firms and seniors defend bank appeals

The Prevention of Money Laundering appellate tribunal set aside penalties imposed on 15 banks, in 2013, by the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) for alleged failure to prevent money laundering as revealed in a purported expose by news media Cobrapost.

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Capital Markets  27 June 2017

All Tata: AZB [+ CAM] acts on Steel’s $587m sale of Motors shares to Sons [UDPATE-1]

Tata Steel on Friday sold its entire 2.9 per cent stake in Tata Motors to Tata Sons through a block deal on the BSE. A block deal of 8.35 crore shares was executed at an average price of Rs 452.80 a share. At that price, the deal size stood at Rs 3,780.88 crore. Last week, the Tata group had said to reduce cross-holdings, Tata Sons, the holding company of the $103-billion Tata group, will acquire Tata Steel’s 2.85 per cent share in Tata Motors on or after June 23. After the stake buy, Tata Sons’ holding in Tata Motors will increase to 31.06 per cent from the current 28.2 per cent.

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Private equity / VC  30 June 2017

Link Legal, Themis, Luthra on $18m OneAssist fundraising from Sequoia, Lightspeed, Assurant and Moonstone

"OneAssist Consumer Solutions – which provides protection for credit cards, smartphones and payment cards in case of loss or theft – has raised Rs 118 crore ($18 million) in its series-C round of financing, as per documents filed with the Registrar of Companies. The round was led by existing investors Sequoia Capital India along with participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners and New York-based insurance provider Assurant. The round also marks the entry of new investor, UK-based Moonstone Investments," reported the Economic Times.

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Law firms  30 June 2017

ASA Law promotes 2 to partner

ASA Law Firm promoted disputes managing associates Abhishek Agrawal and Nitesh Jain to partner in its annual round of promotions.

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Law schools  30 June 2017

‘Freedom of choice’: NLSIU radically overhauls LLB course structure, following Nalsar, Oxford, Harvard, NUS into electives style

NLSIU Bangalore has converted several compulsory papers part of its LLB degree into elective papers, following Nalsar Hyderabad and top international universities such as Oxford, Harvard and NUS.

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Law firms  29 June 2017

7 new partner promos in Lakshmikumaran including one ex-IRS executive partner

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (LKS) made six new partners and one executive partner in its indirect tax, competition and international trade practices as part of its annual round of promotions.

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Law schools  28 June 2017

JGLS places 92 LLB Hons grads with firms, cos, advocates, research • CAM most enthusiastic

JGLS Sonepat has placed 92 out of 235 students graduating in its 5 year LLB class of 2017, revealed a break-down of figures for the course requested by Legally India.

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Corporate M&A  28 June 2017

PDS, DSK on La-Gajjar Machineries stake sale to Kirloskar Oil Engines

Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited, manufacturers of diesel engines, gensets and agricultural pumpsets, have entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake of 76% in La-Gajjar Machineries Pvt. Ltd., the maker of Varuna and Raindrop brands of electric pumps, as reported by Livemint.

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Law schools  28 June 2017

NLS alums association ‘alarmed’ over state reservation: Seeks to mobilise ‘ground swell of opposition’ in 'unequivocal' opposition

The NLSIU Bangalore Alumni Association has made a statement unequivocally condemning the move by the state government to impose a 50% local domicile reservation on NLSIU Bangalore.

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Competition Law  28 June 2017

Naik Naik, Agarwal Law Associates, CAM, Chandhiok win for Kahaani 2 makers and distributors against K Sera Sera in CCI

"The Competition Commission has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices against the producers of Vidya Balan-starrer Kahaani 2 movie, which was released last year. K Sera Sera Digital Cinema had moved the regulator after the film's producers — Pen India and Boundscript Motion Pictures — refused to provide the movie to it for exhibition. Among others, it was alleged that the movie was given only to UFO Moviez India and Real Image Media Technologies," reported PTI.

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

India makes it really difficult to maintain perspective sometimes when gung-ho headlines, government statements and statistics only ever tell part of its story. Yes, at give-or-take around 7%, India’s GDP is growing faster than most other countries and this is predicted to continue increasing next year. But is this enough? And, importantly, are India’s lawyers ready to keep pace?

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Law firm jobs  27 June 2017

Legally Jobs: Verist Law seeks cap markets / M&A SA with 4.5 - 6 years PQE in Mumbai

Verist Law is a full service Indian law firm based in Mumbai, who are committed to providing legal advice & representation which is solution-oriented, knowledge- and industry-based and timely.

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Law firms  24 June 2017

Link Legal promotes Dua lateral AP Durgesh Singh to partner + 1 AP in Hyderabad

Link Legal India Law Services has promoted Durgesh Singh to partner in Delhi, having joined the firm in 2015 as an associate partner from Dua Associates where he was a principal associate.

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No Interim Relief in Petition Seeking Stay on Mandatory Aadhaar – For Now
by CCG NLU Delhi

The fresh petition challenging the constitutionality of the Aadhaar Act (Shantha Sinha v. Union of India) came up for hearing before the Supreme Court today. While this... Read more

Law firm jobs  23 June 2017

Legally Jobs: SDS Advocates seeks Associate with 3 - 4 years PQE in Mumbai

SDS Advocates is a full service Indian firm based in Mumbai, providing legal services and strategic solutions. The firm is dedicated in inculcating ethics that best suits clients need and works towards satisfaction of clients.

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