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Activist challenges covert Walmart India entry | Strike ends, BCI thanks India | Delhi lawyer in SUV attacked by concrete | Katju on Pak | Coolest law firm ever & more

BCI chairman “thankful to the entire legal fraternity as well as the people of this country for showing their solidarity with the Lawyers’ Bodies” [Press Release]

Environmental activist Vandana Shiva challenges Walmart for retailing to end consumers via Bharti Retail, in a petition filed in Delhi HC. Shiva alleges that the Walmart-Bharti JV is only allowed to sell to retailers and businesses [ET]

Companies oppose the holding structure proposed for new banks in the Companies Amendment Bill 2011. The proposed holding structure – NOHC, will be registered with the RBI and governed by a separate set of prudential guidelines for greater transparency [Financial Express]

Delhi HC lawyer Prashant Mendiratta attacked in his SUV by men with concrete slabs, suffers injuries but escapes [TOI]

Katju writes about Pakistan and judicial restraint [JusticeKatju’s blog]

“DC litigation shop” Williams & Connolly followed by “white shoe” Boston firm Ropes & Gray lead the US top ten law firms to work for, in terms of “quality of life”, according to Vault 100 rankings 2013 [Above The Law]

Canadian SC rules that preview of music online and in Apple stores is fair use, and not infringement of copyright [Reuters]

Cities, funds and more pile into suing banks in Barclays & Co LIBOR fixing scandal [New York Times]

Dead firm Dewey & LeBouef’s bankruptcy honchos try to sell $103m US settlement to its London partners [The Lawyer]

Never has paperwork looked so glamorous: the coolest law firm recruitment video ever sells being a corporate lawyer as a Grisham adaptation [Deterink via RollonFriday]

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