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LI Spring 2018 Issue

1

India’s Evolving Competition Regime: The Big Picture

Litigation: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Hong Kong

Legal Considerations for Asian Investors in the Russian Market

Editor's picks

31

Advaita, BMR co-founding partner Sujit Ghosh (NLS 95) to leave, become independent arguing counsel

20

Citi India GC Pramod Rao to return to old home but as ICICI Group GC

176

2018 CLAT preferences: Same same • NLS ‘loses’ a few more • NLU Mumbai popular again • Clataclysm gave a few bumps

60

Top Mumbai solicitors Federal & Rashmikant (lawyers of Cyril Shroff) face break-up [UPDATE: Firm reorganising partnership]

65

Ex-Cyril Amarchand Delhi corporate partner Nivedita Tiwari to join Shardul Amarchand

105

Cyril Amarchand Delhi head Percy Billimoria to become independent counsel

Law schools  18 September 2009

Eight more campus hires for Luthra; NLS next

Luthra & Luthra is continuing its run of on-campus hires after visiting NUJS Kolkata and making further offers to NALSAR Hyderabad students, with the firm set to visit and recruit from NLSIU Bangalore next week.

Corporate M&A  18 September 2009

Khaitan finds smooth road and firms on Sri Lankan deal

Khaitan & Co has advised on the purchase of Sri Lankan joint-venture (JV) assets, working with two of Sri Lanka's oldest law firms.

Corporate M&A  17 September 2009

Amarchand, JSA and Mallesons structure $3bn fund

Amarchand Mangaldas, J Sagar Associates (JSA) and Australian firm Mallesons Stephen Jacques have advised on the Macqaurie-SBI Infrastructure Fund, which is slated to be the biggest fund investing in the Indian infrastructure sector to date.

Law schools  17 September 2009

ILS Pune launches "corporate cell" to foster careers

ILS Law College Pune students have started up a corporate law forum last week hoping to foster discussion and awareness of the area and improve students' career prospects.

Corporate M&A  16 September 2009

Freshfields joins forces with JSA for BP windfarm deal

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has worked with J Sagar Associates (JSA) as counsel to energy major BP selling around Rs 460 crore ($95m) of Indian windfarms to private equity-backed Green Infra, which was advised by Luthra & Luthra.

Job moves  16 September 2009

Fund GC joins Amarchand as partner

Amarchand Mangaldas has hired the former general counsel of private equity firm Sun Apollo as a partner for its Mumbai private equity and M&A practice.

In-house counsel and GCs

Law schools  16 September 2009

Prof Menon endorses overseas LLM degrees

Professor Madhava Menon has said that a master’s degree in law does not add much value if a student gets a quality LLB education, as the Legally India forum has attracted over 20 comments on the topic.

Corporate M&A  15 September 2009

JSA, S&R on $110m shipyard IPO

J Sagar Associates (JSA) and S&R Associates have advised Pipavav Shipyard on its proposed initial public offering (IPO) of up to Rs 5.5bn ($110m).

Job moves  15 September 2009

Seth Dua continues disputes expansion with senior associate

Seth Dua & Associates has hired a senior associate from arbitration specialists Kachwaha & Partners, continuing to grow its contentious practice.

Litigation  15 September 2009

Khaitan & Partners goes criminal route vs striking Jet pilot

Kolkata's Khaitan & Partners has filed a criminal complaint against a striking Jet Airways officer for allegedly threatening a Jet pilot for breaking the picket lines last week.

Corporate M&A  14 September 2009

Kochhar, AZB create new Bloomberg-UTV news channel

Kochhar & Co's Singapore and Delhi offices and AZB & Partners advised news wire Bloomberg and media company UTV on their joint venture to launch a new co-branded Indian business TV channel.

Law firms  14 September 2009

Start-ups Atman and Salvus walk merger path

Bangalore and Chennai-based Atman Law Partners has inked an alliance with Delhi start-up Salvus Partners. The firms hope that the partnership will lead to a full merger in the next six months.

Newsletters  11 September 2009

Mushroom season / Issue 15

Law schools, law firms and law-related businesses are mushrooming all over the place these days as India does one of the things it does best: building enterprises.

News  11 September 2009

Amarchand CFO & COO joins Rainmaker

Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi's former joint chief financial officer (CFO) and chief operating officer (COO) Bithika Anand has joined legal market services provider Rainmaker as founding director of a new business venture.

Corporate M&A  11 September 2009

First Tata-Quippo instruction goes to Desai & Diwanji

Desai & Diwanji has scored the first instruction for the merged Tata Quippo towers business, after having originally advised Quippo Telecom on its joint venture (JV) with Tata Teleservices, which was advised by AZB & Partners.

Law schools  11 September 2009

Minor fee-hike victory for NUJS students

National University of Juridicial Sciences Kolkata (NUJS) has agreed to decrease its tuition fees by Rs 5,000 per year, although students are still hoping for a larger decrease to be agreed by the finance committee.

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