Little & Co shut down its Pune office on 31 March. The office was on BS Dhole Patil Road, near the railway station.

Naik & Naik’s equity partnership grew to five with the promotion of salaried partner Ravi Suryawanshi to equity, in its technology, media and telecommunication (TMT) practice.

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (LKS) promoted three partners to executive partner and four joint partners to partner, reported Bar & Bench.

Sneak preview of a very very scary graphFirst, apologies dear especially loved readers for the 3-day delay of last week's newsletter: a seasonal cold had come around and felled me (but fortunately, since these days are rather busy, I'm now fully back on my feet again).

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) advised thermal power company BLA Power on Prism Cement’s acquisition of 15.23 per cent stake in it for 21 crore ($3m). Prism was advised by Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM).

HDFC Standard Life Insurance, a joint venture between HDFC and Standard Life, will be absorbing Max Life Insurance and Max Financial Services, according to reports, in what is billed as the biggest ever consolidation in the private insurance space in India.

The Ministry of Home Affairs yesterday cancelled the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) registration of Sabrang Trust, an NGO run by social activists, Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand.

After several delays , special court in Ahmedabad gave life imprisonment to 11 of the 24 persons convicted in the Gulberg Society massacre of 69 people, including former Lok Sabha member of the Congress Ehsan Jafri, in 2002.

The main All India Bar Exam (AIBE) website, http://www.allindiabarexamination.com/ is offline for "maintenance", around two weeks after Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman Manan Kumar Mishra said the bar exam contract with unqualified contractor ITES Horizon Pvt Ltd had expired.

Screenshot 2016-06-16 18.06.30RM Partners won a John Doe order in the Bombay high court today, directing several websites to take down the downloadable copy of the yet unreleased Hindi film Udta Punjab, and temporarily restraining cable operators from telecasting the film.

The Supreme Court's vacation bench, comprising justices PC Ghose and Amitava Roy, on 10 June, was surprised to learn that an assistant teacher in the Malda district of West Bengal, had been teaching theology in a Madrasa without receiving salary for nearly a decade.

Clove Legal advised queue management app Sminq on raising $1m from various venture funds led by Saama Capital and Blume Ventures. Saama was advised by Samvad.

HSA Advocates has continued on its self-set expansion course, hiring Sharath Chandrasekhar in its new Bangalore office.

IndusLaw has hired RDA Legal corporate partner and Mumbai office head Anupam Prasad as a corporate partner.

3c2kx2nsRajani & Associates senior partner Sanjay Israni left the firm to head Desai & Diwanji’s capital markets team as a partner in Mumbai.

imageUmesh Khaitan’s newly rebranded firm Khaitan & Khaitan has moved away from its top focus – the project finance practice, to focus on corporate governance, private equity and venture capital and environment law. It has also moved to a much bigger office.

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