Birla Corporation bought the Eastern cement plants of Lafarge for Rs 5000 crore from Lafarge India following the Competition Commission of India (CCI) order for the French company to divest itself of the units after its Rs $44bn merger with Holcim.
Narayan IyerNarayan Iyer, who had left Linklaters Singapore in 2009 to join the magic circle firm’s best friend Talwar Thakore & Associates, has been appointed as head of the India practice.
Deals in briefRead on for the hottest M&As, fundraisings and financings of the fortnight.
Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA) are advising Anil Ambani’s debt-ridden Reliance Communications (R-Com) in raising up to Rs 6,100 crore ($1bn) by selling shares through Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP) and the sale of warrants.
Dividing the M&A pieAmarchand Mangaldas has reported the most M&A activity among Indian law firms this year, according to data provider mergermarket’s Q1-Q3 rankings.
IyerTalwar Thakore & Associates partner will re-join Links.
M&A and financings from the last three weeks starring Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, J Sagar Associates (JSA), HSA Advocates, Khaitan & Co, Talwar Thakore & Associates, and Khaitan Sud & Partners.
The rest of the week's deals in one packageThis week’s instructions starring: Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co, Vaish Associates, Talwar Thakore & Associates, Desai & Diwanji and Khaitan Sud & partners, with Linklaters, Cleary Gotlieb and WongPartnership
imageMore deals than you can shake a stick at in our handy round-up of deals activity, with dozens of firms keeping busy.
Tri-week packJuris Corp, I&S Associates, Indus Law, MDP & Partners, along with Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co, Luthra & Luthra, Trilegal and others kept busy on 15 selected deals.
rupees-stack Exclusive: Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA) has hiked its starting graduate retainer salary to Rs 10.5 lakh alongside base pay-band increases of between 10 and 20 per cent across the board.
Linklaters best-friend firm Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA) has promoted banking and finance managing associate Sonali Mahapatra to its partnership to take its ranks of partners back up to six.
Oil Industry. AZB & Partners, Talwar Thakore & Associates, Allen & Overy (A&O), Linklaters and Vinson & Elkins have advised on oil major British Petroleum’s (BP) record acquisition of 30 per cent of 23 oil and gas production sharing contracts (including the KG D6 block) operated by Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) for a consideration of $7.2bn (Rs 32,500 crore).
Bombay-stock-exchange-tickerAmarchand Mangaldas has acted on 70 per cent of qualified institutional placements (QIPs) in the first half of this financial year, with international firms, AZB & Partners, J Sagar Associates (JSA), Luthra & Luthra, S & R Associates and Crawford Bayley mopping up the rest.
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SC admits alleged sexual offender's taped phone conversation in defenceTaped telephonic conversation was admitted in defence evidence, in an unprecedented move by the Supreme Court, in a child sexual abuse case’...
Pecuniary enhancement: Delhi high court 12000 case transfer to districts begins
Alleged sexual harasser Pachauri gets on with normal life
National Consumer Court: Give Maggi a break already!The apex consumer court on Tuesday said “unending testing of Maggi samples cannot go on”, following the Rs 640-crore class action suit filed by...
Pakistan punished 299 convicts with death since January: Amnesty
ML Sharma's Rahul Gandhi British citizenship probe petition not urgent: CJIThe Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hold an urgent hearing of a PIL seeking CBI probe into the allegation that Congress vice president Rahul...
Ola’s $500m, 15-investor funding round draws in Indus, NDA, CAM [+Trilegal] with 5 foreign law firms [UPDATE-1]IndusLaw advised Olacabs on raising $500m (Rs 3,320 crore) from 15 investors, some of which were advised by Nishith Desai Associates (NDA), Cyril...
Legally Jobs: GAR 100 firm seeks 0-6 year PQE arbitration lawyersIf commercial dispute resolution is all you wish to do for a living, we’re looking for you! And, whilst age and experience are a consideration, a...
India considers legalising pre-nups, for stronger maintenance lawsPre-nuptial agreements, entitling women to maintenance through contractual clauses, will be legal in India soon as per plans of the Women and Child...
'Law Day' gets rechristened to 'Constitution Day'
JSA acts on [company] saleThe details of the transaction has been removed since initial publication at the request of JSA.
BCI's latest youngster practice rules: Bring 5 years lower court experience to HC, 5 years in HC to SC
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Orissa to have a law commission soon
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