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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co is an Indian law firm.
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%.

04 November 2016

“State-owned NBCC’s share sale garnered 1.54 times subscription from institutional buyers, who put in bids totalling more than Rs 2,700 crore,” reported the Economic Times.

26 October 2016

"Motilal Oswal Private Equity (MOPE) managed India Business Excellence Fund – II and India Business Excellence Fund – IIA have agreed to invest Rs 100 crore to buy a minority stake in Kolkata based Ganesh Grains. The Kolkata based unlisted firm is engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling of branded food staple,” reported the Economic Times.

25 October 2016

Tata Sons’ former chairman Cyrus Mistry, who was unexpectedly fired from the organisation on Monday, has reportedly decided to approach the Bombay high court challenging his dismissal, although we understand that no case has been filed yet.

25 October 2016

Dorothy Thomas, CAM settle differences, life to go on (with some restrictions)The settlement of arbitration between Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) and former Chennai partner Dorothy Thomas have completed today, with the Bombay high court bench of Justice Kathawalla today recording the filing of consent terms.

18 October 2016

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas equity partner Kalpataru Tripathy has resigned from the firm, according to two authoritative sources.

17 October 2016

Did Shardul Shroff induce CAM Chennai to break their contracts over WhatsApp or was it just good advice?According to the allegations in the Bombay high court section 9 petition against former Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) Chennai partner Dorothy Thomas, Thomas “in direct collusion with” Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas instructed associates to “extract confidential files” of CAM’s “in a systematic and pre-planned manner” from 26 September before she and her team had resigned from the firm.

14 October 2016

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) had alleged in the Bombay high court application for interim relief in arbitration proceedings that team members of departing Chennai partner Dorothy Thomas had taken boxes of CAM client files from the office.

12 October 2016

Khaitan & Co topped the list of 13 domestic law firms’ M&A mandates by value of deals done with $18.7bn worth of transactions, followed by AZB & Partners which topped the list of deals by value, with 43 transactions worth $15.4bn.

09 October 2016

CAM's Dorothy Thomas and team all set to join SAMCyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) Chennai head and corporate partner Dorothy Thomas and her team are set to be joining Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM), according to authoritative sources.

07 October 2016

Dua Associates Chennai partner Aarthi Lakshmi Narayanan has joined Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas as a partner focusing on real estate.

02 September 2016

"Piramal Fund Management Pvt. Ltd will invest Rs 2,320 crore in Lodha Developers Pvt. Ltd’s signature World Towers project in central Mumbai, it what is probably the single largest debt financing deal in Indian real estate. A part of this money will be used to repay debt and the remaining will be used to complete construction of the project."

12 August 2016

Dhruva founder Dinesh KanabarShardul Amarchand Mangaldas partner and tax head Krishan Malhotra has joined Dhruva Advisors as senior partner.

12 August 2016

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas IP partner Nitin Masilamani has left the firm and started up his own IP firm with Delhi managing partner Pallavi Shroff commenting “we wish him all the best”.

28 July 2016

“State Bank of India (SBI) has kick-started the formal process of merging associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank, which would create a banking entity with total assets worth about Rs 29 lakh crore. The bank has appointed merchant bankers, valuation consultants and law firms to complete the process,” reported The Economic Times.

27 July 2016

"P C Jeweller will raise up to Rs 257 crore through issue of preferential shares to US-based investment firm Fidelity for business expansion,” reported the Economic Times.

16 July 2016

Three SAM managers welcome 16 new partnersShardul Amarchand Mangaldas has promoted 16 to its partnership, and internally announced the promotion of ex-Cognizant Anand Bhushan that was first reported by us on 4 July.

15 July 2016

"Canadian billionaire Prem Watsa’s Fairfax India Holdings Corp. ... said it had agreed to acquire a 51% stake in Privi Organics Ltd for about Rs 370 crore. Privi Organics is a supplier of aroma chemicals to many large fragrance and consumer goods companies globally.” reported Mint.

12 July 2016

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has topped the list of 13 domestic law firms’ M&A mandates by value of deals done with $6.2bn worth of transactions, followed by AZB & Partners and Vaish Associates, with stronger performances across the board than at the same time last year.

04 July 2016

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has scooped Cognizant Technology Solutions India & APAC region general counsel (GC) Anand Bhushan to set and head up its new Chennai office after he fully leaves a little later this month, according to three authoritative sources.

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