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Litigation  31 May 2017

Karanjawala wins bail for accused in American tourist Park hotel rape case

“Police will book five men including a tourist guide for alleged gang-rape of an American woman at a five-star hotel in Delhi in March,” reported the Hindustan Times in December adding, “The woman has said the tourist guide befriended her while showing her tourist spots in Delhi and adjoining states. The woman said on the night of the incident, he entered her room with four of his friends, also related to the travel agency, on the pretext of discussing their next day’s journey route plan. They had drinks in the room after which the tourist guide forced himself on her, she said. The others also took turns to rape her before leaving the room, said a source familiar with the complaint. The traumatised woman went back to the US shortly after the alleged gang-rape, the complaint read.”Read More

Pre-law student  31 May 2017

PIL debut against CLAT 2017 fails after GNLU student petitioner gives up in face of dozens of ‘technical objections’ and defects in writ copy

The first legal challenge to the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 has been withdrawn as the petitioner, after repeatedly curing formatting and technical defects and filing his petition again in the Delhi high court, has decided to approach the court through a letter petition to the Chief Justice of the Delhi HC and the Chief Justice of India (CJI).Read More

Law schools  31 May 2017

JGLS admin welcomes 20-year jail conviction of students for rape of fellow student but bemoans collective trauma

JGLS Sonepat students were sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping a fellow student, reported The Tribune and Times of India several days ago. Read More

Law schools  30 May 2017

NUSRL stays clear of LPO, bags 27 jobs, as AIR, EBC, L&T, Khaitan & 9 other firms and Cos show up on campus

NUSRL Ranchi placed 26 students out of 40 who participated in the campus recruitment offered to 94 students graduating in 2017, steering entirely clear of Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) jobs this year. One out of the 40 participants found a job independently.Read More

Corporate M&A  30 May 2017

Indus, Lis, AK Partners act on German VPC GmbH $2.2m acquisition of Encotec Energy

VPC GmbH has acquired 50% controlling stake in Encotec Energy (India) Pvt. Ltd for an approximate value of Rs. 14.43 crores (€2 million). Encotec offers operation management for power plants, supply of photovoltaic systems and trading of Chinese power plant spare parts.Read More

Law firms  30 May 2017

AZB’s CAM star hire Nisha Kaur Uberoi to leave for Trilegal for big competition boost

AZB & Partners Mumbai-based partner and competition practice co-head Nisha Kaur Uberoi is likely to be joining Trilegal as an equity partner and to head its competition practice.Read More

Private equity / VC  29 May 2017

NDA, AZB on Warburg sale to GIC in Capital First

“Private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC part-exited Capital First Ltd by selling a 25% stake in the non-banking financial company (NBFC) through open market transactions on Wednesday, according to a stock exchange filing. Cloverdell Investment Ltd, an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, sold the stake to marquee global and domestic investors, including Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC,” reported Mint.Read More

Pre-law student  29 May 2017

CLAT 2017 challenged by GNLU student in Delhi HC for negligent question paper

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 convenor CNLU Patna is in the Delhi high court facing a writ for its negligence in framing the question paper.Read More

Law firms  27 May 2017

CAM closes innovative LPO-style unit for AI as its head Ami Parikh joins AZB to start a TSG

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) is closing its transaction support group (TSG), which was set up 2013 in Mumbai to explore providing volume-focused transactional support at lower rates on work such as due diligence and other commoditised advice, with its TSG head Ami Parikh joining AZB & Partners to start a TSG there.Read More

Capital Markets  26 May 2017

Luthra, Trilegal, Duane Morris act on $188m HUDCO disinvestment IPO

The President of India recently sold 10.19% of shares in HUDCO for Rs 1,209 crores ($188m) in an IPO in India and concurrent private placements outside the country (including a Rule 144A offering in the United States), as reported by The Times of India.Read More

Pre-law student  26 May 2017

CLAT manages to create a new, worse error in its revised answer key

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), which published a revised answer key making 9 corrections yesterday after at least 13 potential errors were identified in its original key, has managed to correct a question that had two correct answers, by removing the previous correct option from the list.Read More

Pre-law student  25 May 2017

CLAT admits 9 errors in revised answer key (but 7 may still be dubious) [UPDATE-1]

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) will publish a revised answer key at 10pm, according to its website, following at least 13 potential errors in the initially published key.Read More

Litigation  25 May 2017

Phoenix wins withdrawal for Arnab’s Republic vs India Today in Delhi HC ratings writ

Phoenix Legal and senior counsel Ramji Srinivasan won for Arnab Goswami’s new TV news venture Republic in the Delhi high court, after the India Today Group withdrew its writ that we had first reported yesterday, which challenged Republic for allegedly violating the telecom law to gain unprecedented TV ratings (TRP).Read More

Private equity / VC  25 May 2017

TTA, Trilegal on $100m Voltas Arcelik JV

“Domestic air-conditioning major Voltas today said it has formed an equal joint venture with Turkish company Ardutch BV to introduce the Beko brand of home appliances in the Indian market. The joint venture will have an equity capital of USD 100 million and will set up a manufacturing plant in the country, it said in a statement,” reported DNA.Read More

Law firms  25 May 2017

Indus more than doubles office space as moves from Noida to posh suites in Delhi

IndusLaw has moved from its Noida office to Delhi, to work out of a space that can accommodate 80 people, with an area of around 9,000 sq ft.Read More

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