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Overview of the Funds Regimes in India

The Singapore-India Joint Venture: Truly Symbiotic

Cross Border Mergers and Acquisitions in Germany

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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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Time to be Bullish to Buy Brazilian Businesses?

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

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

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Q3 M&A league table: AZB overtakes SAM as Trilegal gets $12bn Nisha Kaur Uberoi boost into 3rd

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SC collegium goes (much more) transparent, begins posting biz online: But will it last, unlike asset disclosures?

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Lakshmikumaran senior equity partner S Seethraman takes voluntary retirement, will continue working independently

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Shardul Amarchand partnership crosses 100 after promoting 11 new salaried partners • 2 NUJS & 2 NLU-J • 1 NLS, Nalsar, Amity, ILS, Symbi

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Mooting  23 August 2017

It’s official: GNLU beats Nalsar, NLS, NUJS to win MPL 7, after rocking ELSA moot and season

GNLU Gandhinagar registered another set of points in the penultimate moot of the MPL VII and has won its first ever MPL victory in what was clearly the most competitive MPL season in the history of all MPL seasons.

Corporate M&A  22 August 2017

SAM, AZB, Squire, Skadden on Mars buy of Preferred Brands

"Mars Food, part of Mars Inc said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Connecticut-based Preferred Brands International, known for its ready-to-heat Indian and Asian food products sold primarily under brand Tasty Bite," reported The Hindu Businessline.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  22 August 2017

AOR Nandini Gore points out dirty ladies restrooms in letter to Jharkhand HC CJ

Supreme Court advocate on record (AOR) _ Nandini Gore_ has complained about the state of the ladies restroom in the Jharkhand high court, in a letter to the HC's chief justice DN Patel, which was followed by a public interest litigation by the HCs bar association citing Gore's letter, reported The Telegraph.

Litigation  22 August 2017

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

A Delhi district court today heard the appeal of publishing house Juggernaut against an order restraining it from publishing the book “Godman to Tycoon: The Untold Story of Baba Ramdev”.

Private equity / VC  21 August 2017

Themis, SAM, CAM, Rajaram Legal on $50m Five Star funding

"Non-banking finance company Five Star Business Finance has raised Rs 333 crores (about $50 million) in its Series C round led by Norwest Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. Existing investors including a fund managed by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia and Matrix Partners also participated in the round. The round saw Five Star raising Rs 318 crores through primary infusion with about Rs 15 crores coming in via a secondary sale of shares," reported the Economic Times.

Law schools  21 August 2017

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

NUSRL Ranchi's four-day lockdown protest in April had ostensibly achieved administration acknowledgement of many of the top demands of protesting students.

Corporate M&A  18 August 2017

Khaitan, SAM on $5.6m Pepe Dollar JV

"Dollar Industries Limited announced an equal joint venture with Pepe Jeans Europe BV. Pepe London would pump in ₹36 crore worth of equity as its contribution over four years," reported The Hindu.

Private equity / VC  18 August 2017

Alpha, CAM on $5m Milestone funding in The Capital in BKC

"Milestone Commercial Advantage Fund made its first investment in June in The Capital, a commercial building in Mumbai’s Bandra-Kurla Complex," reported the Economic Times.

USA  27 July 2017

US-India Dealmaking: A Look Ahead at M&A, labour and IP laws

Despite these positive signals, India suffers from a legacy perception of the license Raj. Investors face a host of legal and regulatory risks, including foreign exchange, foreign investment restrictions, and corruption. Foreign investments into India are subject to the FDI Policy of the Government of India and the provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

When the Engagement Ring Doesn’t Fit – Why M&A Deals Fall Apart
by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Mergers are compared to marriages. As a union of companies, they require patience and understanding, but they also involve a large amount of paperwork. ... Read more

Employment Law  25 July 2017

Employment Law Issues in India

Common employment laws issues in India can be divided into two areas: the issues faced by employers and the ones faced by employees, though some of these issues are common to both. We have summarized key employment laws issues which are most common below.

Law schools  17 August 2017

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

JGLS Sonepat is the first from India to make it to a list of colleges from 18 countries for which Australia has relaxed the criteria to practice law indigenously.

Private equity / VC  17 August 2017

ARA, K Law on Green Visor funding in Simpl

"Green Visor Capital announces follow-on investments in Flutterwave and Simpl, two emerging payments companies targeting commerce in Africa and India, respectively," according to News Wire.

Law schools  16 August 2017

NLU Jodhpur third year student found dead, suicide suspected

NLU Jodhpur third year student Vikram Nagech was found dead near the rail track opposite the law school's campus on Monday, in a suspected case of suicide, reported the Times of India.

Law firms  16 August 2017

Indialaw adds new corp vertical in Delhi with ex-HSA associate partner Sumedha Dutta

Indialaw added former HSA Advocates associate partner Sumedha Dutta as a partner in Delhi to build its corporate M&A practice.

Law firms  14 August 2017

JSA banking partner Kannan Rahul to join Trilegal partnership

Trilegal has voted for J Sagar Associates (JSA) Mumbai banking and finance partner Kannan Rahul to join the firm’s partnership.

Technology Law  24 July 2017

Cloud Computing – Legal and Policy Perspectives

One of the fundamentals of a good law is that it must lead to adequate compliance by the target citizenry that it seeks to govern. The prerequisite for such compliance includes, but is not limited to, the temporal relevance that it holds in the society. Unless the discourse of law adjusts itself organically to the ever increasing and changing needs of the society, it would be relegated as an anachronism. This holds much more relevance in a dynamic information technology driven society that we are a part of today.

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