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Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

10 February 2017

Infosys, beleaguered by speculation over boardroom disagreements, internal governance surrounding CEO compensation, severance pay, appointments of independent directors, visas and a difficult business environment, has appointed Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas to help it settle ongoing disputes and disagreements between the company’s bosses and various shareholders, as reported by The Hindu Business Line and others.

31 January 2017

According to a Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas press release, it “will be India's first law firm to deploy such a technology, hence enhancing its delivery model to provide certain legal services more efficiently, quickly and accurately to its clients”, having signed up with a Canada-based machine learning legal software company.

23 January 2017

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (LKS) has snapped up former Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas director for “strategy & special projects” Anish Tripathi as director of “GST and supply chain advisory services.

20 January 2017

Anish Tripathi, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas director “strategy & special projects” in Mumbai, has resigned with today being his last day at the firm.

20 January 2017

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas partner Srinivas Kilambi, who had joined the Delhi office of the firm from MNK Partners, where he was co-founding partner, is set to resign according to two authoritative sources.

18 January 2017

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has hired AZB & Partners’ Mumbai HR head Kiran Patheja for its HR function, as head of talent acquisition, reported Bar & Bench.

12 January 2017

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has acted on $40.4bn worth of mergers and acquisition in the 2016 calendar year, according to researcher mergermarket, with AZB & Partners having recorded $30.1bn of M&A deals in the same period.

22 December 2016

As first reported by us in October when battle lines were first being drawn, Desai & Diwanji is continuing to represent ousted Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry, who has now, via his company Cyrus Investments, filed in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) against Tata Sons, with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas also having been roped in to advise the Tatas.

22 December 2016

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas’ Mumbai partner Ashish Jejurkar, who was hired in 2009 from Luthra & Luthra, will be leaving the firm and moving to Japan, as first reported by Bar & Bench.

21 December 2016

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Hyderabad partner Anshuman Jaiswal is going in-house to join Indian renewables giant Greenko Group in a senior position.

15 December 2016

Asian Legal Business (ALB) magazine last month released a listing of Asia’s biggest law firms, including a round-up of the 25 largest Indian firms by total headcounts.

23 November 2016

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi partners and husband and wife team Harry Chawla and Niti Paul, who were first reported to be leaving in September, are “in the process of setting up our new firm” under the name Atlas Law Partners, Chawla told Bar & Bench.

23 November 2016

JPMorgan India has hired Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas consultant Shubhra Tewari as assistant general counsel and vice president legal, taking its total legal team to eight lawyers and three company secretaries.

22 November 2016

“The Competition Appellate Tribunal (Compat) on Thursday set aside an order of fair trade regulator Competition Commission of India (CCI) in a case of alleged abuse of dominant position and anti-competitive practices by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and its Indian arm. Dismissing the CCI findings, Compat ordered a fresh probe in the matter,” reported Mint.

18 November 2016

"[Quess Corp] entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 49 per cent stake in Terrier Security Services (India) (Terrier), marking its entry into the manned guarding and security solutions business. With a track record of over 27 years, Terrier is among the leading providers of manned guarding services in India. In addition, Terrier also provides training services for security personnel and electronic security solutions to clients,” reported the Financial Express.

14 November 2016

"A week after the Essar group signed a mega $12.9bn deal to sell Essar Oil and Vadinar Port to Rosneft of Russia, three banks — ICICI Bank, Axis Bank and Standard Chartered Bank — have received over $2.5bn (around Rs 16,750 crore) from the Essar group towards repayment of loans to Essar Global,” reported the Indian Express.

11 November 2016

The rapid growth of law firm headcountsThe seven largest law firms in India have grown their headcounts by an average of around 20% in the last one-and-a-half years. Of those, the fastest-growing such as Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Khaitan & Co, had expanded fee-earner headcounts by 45% and 35% respectively, while others such as AZB & partners’ partnership ballooned by 75%.

07 November 2016

"The Rs 1,112.50-crore IPO of Varun Beverages was subscribed 1.86 times at a price band of Rs 440-445. The public issue was open during October 26-28.” reported the Economic Times.

03 November 2016

“Wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy on Wednesday said it will sell a 49 per cent stake in its 50 megawatt (MW) solar project in Telangana to wind energy company Ostro Energy, months after selling a project to CLP India,” reported Mint.

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