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Key Issues Facing UK-Indian Businesses: Brexit, new data protection challenges, M&A

The Emerging Landscape of Arbitration in India: 2017 and Beyond…

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Overview of the Funds Regimes in India

Public M&A in Switzerland

Employment Law Issues in India

Editor's picks

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Blow-by-blow fireworks in the SC Loya case today: Dave vs Salve & Rohatgi • CJI vs Jaising

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Super-late bar council elections may now finally happen: Maha bar council deletes 65k “fake” lawyers as Feb deadline for election voter list approaches

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High time: Luthra bulks up corp, PE strength with Trilegal counsel Vishwanath Pratap Singh as partner

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India’s top 30+ M&A firms of 2017: AZB, SAM top mergermarket rankings as CAM drops, Luthra takes bottom rungs

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32% of ex-SC judges believe police torture is a necessary evil, reveal NLU Delhi talks to 60 ex-judges on the death penalty

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Bloomberg vs Reuters M&A '17 league table special: AZB gains on S&R, SAM, CAM • Luthra nearly drops off

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Delhi HSA-breakaway Neeti Niyaman enters Mumbai with small office & HSA assoc partner Vaidehi Naik

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Law firms  01 November 2017

Solomon & Co founder’s great-granddaughter promoted to equity in Paris-Mumbai • Now 10 partners with AP promo

Michelle Solomon Le Page has been promoted to equity partner on 1 October at Mumbai-headquartered firm Solomon & Co, which had been founded by her great-grandfather in 1909.

Law firms  30 October 2017

CAM undercuts SAM, Luthra by 5-12x to win complex Air India sale mandate for only Rs 29.9 L [UPDATE: Technical scores]

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has significantly underbid competitors Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) and Luthra & Luthra to win the final rounds of blind bidding for the mammoth strategic Air India disinvestment, quoting Rs 29.9 lakh ($46,100) in fees for what is expected to be a complex series of corporate M&A deals, said sources with knowledge of the bid.

Sponsored posts  01 November 2017

IALS Global Law Deans’ Forum & Annual Meeting, 2017: Hosted by Symbiosis Law School, Pune

Established in the year 2000, the International Association of Law Schools is a private, non-political, non-profit, volunteer, cooperative society working towards the betterment of the global legal education community. Over 160 law schools from all over the world are connected with the IALS for improving legal education.

Law schools  31 October 2017

‘I already had a powerful narrative’: The inspiring story of new Rhodes scholar Rahul Bajaj, islands of excellence, Trilegal, disability

Rahul Bajaj and Sameer Rashid Bhat, the only lawyers among India's latest batch of five selected Rhodes Scholars we reported yesterday, have both crossed historical benchmarks to clinch the prestigious scholarships.

Law firms  31 October 2017

Cleary promotes Amarchand-NLS-alum Nallini Puri in London in tiny round of 3

US-international firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has promoted three to partner this year, including London-based M&A lawyer Nallini Puri, reported The Lawyer and others.

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Law firms  30 October 2017

Luthra hires British QC as intern for 3.5 hours in charity auction: ‘Very special firm’

Luthra & Luthra has outbid Singaporean firms in a charity auction at a legal event in Singapore to secure the mock internship of English queen's counsel (QC) and Essex Court Chambers tenant Toby Landau, according to Bar & Bench.

Law schools  30 October 2017

GNLU head Bimal Patel responds: ‘No connection’ between Jumika Yeptho’s demise and Patel's memorial speech railing against drug use, that was slammed by students

GNLU Gandhinagar director Dr Bimal Patel has emailed students after more than 50 had coordinated to send him individual emails questioning his choice to discuss drug use on campus directly after two minutes of silence in memory of late GNLU student and Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA) scholar Jumika Yeptho.

Law schools  30 October 2017

Rhodes 2017: Nagpur U, Trilegal’s Rahul Bajaj, who was born blind • First GNLUite Sameer Rashid Bhat

Nagpur University graduate Rahul Bajaj and GNLU Gandhingar's Sameer Rashid Bhat have passed the Rhodes Trust's rigorous interviews to earn a fully-paid for place to continue their studies of law at Oxford University.

Law schools  28 October 2017

GNLU students ‘ashamed’ of VC Bimal Patel’s ‘disrespectful', unsubstantiated drugs diatribe in Jumika Yeptho memorial service

At least 50 GNLU Gandhinagar students coordinated to send separate protest emails to director Dr Bimal Patel last night over his unsolicited lecture against drug use during the memorial service for student Jumika Yeptho, who died of tuberculosis meningitis on Thursday.

Law firms  27 October 2017

SAM, CAM, Hammurabi, CB, Luthra, ALMT & Trilegal pitch for Air India disinvestment mandate

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM), Crawford Bayley, Luthra & Luthra, ALMT Legal, Trilegal, Hammurabi & Solomon and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) have applied to act as legal advisors on Air India's share sale, reported the PTI.

Germany  27 October 2017

Germany’s new anti-money laundering transparency register: What needs to be done?

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Dr André-M Szesny, LLM, Dr Susanne Stauder and Anna Coenen explain Germany's new transparency register.

Private equity / VC  27 October 2017

Samvad for Policybazaar $79m Series E, as Khaitan for Temasek, CAM for Premji

Online insurance selling platform Policybazaar, which is operated by ETechAces Marketing and Consulting, has raised Rs 515 crore ($79 million) in a Series E funding round, as reported by VC Circle.

Law schools  27 October 2017

IDIA scholar, GNLU student Jumika Yeptho loses battle against tuberculosis and funding, despite best efforts

GNLU Gandhinagar student and Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA) scholar Jumika Yeptho died yesterday of advanced tuberculosis meningitis, despite an IDIA campaign to raise funding for his medical expenses.

Law firms  27 October 2017

NLS firm MD&T Partners merges with younger firm Equitas Legal to up lit capacity

Bangalore law firm MD&T Partners merged with litigation firm Equitas Legal on 1 October, to form a six-partner, 17 lawyer firm in the city.

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