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general counsel (GC)

18 January 2017

For B4U Television’s director and head legal Natasha Fernandes, sustaining a small TV and movie distribution company’s business in the face of a regulatory threat to its main revenue model – advertisements – is the biggest challenge.

02 January 2017

Infosys’ San Francisco-based general counsel (GC) David Kennedy has quit after a mutual agreement between him and the global Bangalore-headquartered IT giant, according to several reports of its stock exchange announcement:

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.

08 December 2016

Ostro Energy general counsel (GC) Rachika Sahay, who just closed her seventh power deal in less than two years said that in house roles are no less “grilling and consuming” than law firm life.

07 December 2016

Indigo has hired a new general counsel (GC) with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Singapore-based of counsel Priya Mehra, reported Bar & Bench.

14 November 2016

SunEdison India general counsel (GC) and director legal of six years, Vinay Bhatia, has joined the IL&FS Financial Services as its new general counsel based in Chennai.

26 September 2016

Sequoia Capital legal counsel Tanmay Amar will join as India general counsel (GC) Omidyar Networks, the “philanthropic investment firm” started by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar in 2004, according to sources with knowledge of his move.

08 September 2016

IL&FS Financial Services legal head and general counsel (GC) Damini Marwah has quit, VCCircle first reported today, with Bar & Bench reporting today that she has joined Axis Bank as its general counsel to replace TS Asokraj who is retiring.

29 July 2016

Sankalp Dalal, the legal head of Times Music, will be joining Zee Music as its new legal head from August.

05 July 2016

Sharma leaves FlipkartFlipkart group general counsel (GC) Rajinder Sharma has left the company after less than a year there

04 July 2016

Essar Group general counsel (GC) Hemant Kumar has resigned to Larsen &Toubro as its group general counsel, reported the Economic Times:

22 June 2016

Bharti sees more GC shuffles as Bhavnani returnsMukesh Bhavnani has returned to be group general counsel (GC) at Bharti Enterprises after a year of stints as Vedanta's GC and some time out.

30 May 2016

Former Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group’s India lead counsel Simrata Gujral joined JP Morgan’s Asia Pacific corporate and institutional banking (CIB) Legal Team as assistant general counsel.

24 May 2016

Ratnam returns to private practiceInfrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (ILFS) group general counsel Pradeep Ratnam will be joining K Law as senior partner in Delhi.

18 May 2016

Verus Advocates partner Siddharth Bhavnani has joined start-up Grofers as its first general counsel (GC).

05 May 2016

Shagoofa Rashid Khan, the senior director and legal and compliance head at IDFC Alternatives, will join Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas as a funds partner to take over some of the practice left by Ashwath Rau, who will be joining AZB & Partners, according to authoritative sources.

03 May 2016

The single-biggest thing that most GCs could agree onThe answer may be that it’s complicated and that there’s no silver bullet: a wide swath of factors matter (and don’t matter) in selecting lawyers by in-house counsel, revealed a survey of 65 general counsel (GCs) and senior legal managers by event management company IDEX Legal and information provider Thomson Reuters.The answer may be that it’s complicated and that there’s no silver bullet: a wide swath of factors matter (and don’t matter) in selecting lawyers by in-house counsel, revealed a survey of 65 general counsel (GCs) and senior legal managers by event management company IDEX Legal and information provider Thomson Reuters.

27 April 2016

Are in-house budgets better invested in-house than paid to external lawyers?Law firms may lose company referral business if the predictions of general counsel (GC) surveyed by IDEX Legal and Thomson Reuters, come true. Law firm fee currently eats up more than one-third of the in house legal budget of the GCs companies.

25 April 2016

0fpn2aapCognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific (APAC) region general counsel GV Anand Bhushan has quit the company to move to another company as in house counsel.

23 April 2016

J Sagar Associates (JSA) has promoted Manvinder Singh, Trisheet Chatterjee and Poonam Verma to its equity partnership, while partner Akshay Nagpal will joined Indigo as associate general counsel.