Political chaos has deterred foreign investors, but lawyers hope new prime minister Narendra Modi can create a more business-friendly environment
India boasts key advantages over China and with a step-up in foreign investment, lawyers believe the country can overtake its Asian rival
Linklaters has advised Barclays on the sale of its entire Pakistan business to Habib Bank Limited (HBL) as the bank seeks to dispose of its non-core assets.
Linklaters has divided control of its Africa and India groups following the decision of Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) head Sandeep Katwala to step down from the role.
When Indian firm Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh A Shroff & Co splits in two on 1 April this year it will bring an end to the history of one of India’s oldest and best-known law firms.
India: mines and minerals regulations updated download subscription
Key changes include the introduction of e-auctions for mineral concessions.
India: foreign trade policy 2015-2020 download subscription
India intends to be a world player by 2020, and this policy is aimed at simplifying the import/export process.
Foreign Assets Bill: India addresses the issue of ‘black money’ stashed abroad download subscription
Bill is a clear signal of the intent of the Indian government to tackle the issue.
Foreign investment in the Indian insurance sector – the mega-reform download subscription
Foreign investment limit in the insurance sector has been increased from 26 per cent to 49 per cent, and other changes.
India: the end of internet censorship download subscription
Court kills off controversial Section 66A.
India: significance of natural justice in trade law matters download subscription
The Delhi High Court in its recent decision in the matter of Sandisk International has set aside the final findings of the designated authority for anti-dumping.
India tightens restrictions on foreign portfolio investment in corporate debt download subscription
The Reserve Bank of India’s bi-monthly policy statement took a cautious approach to foreign portfolio investment in corporate debt by imposing additional conditions on this investment avenue.
India’s new insider trading regime: compliance issues and challenges download subscription
We analyse some of the key issues emanating out of India’s new Prohibition of Insider Trading Regulations and their impact on corporates.
Insurance – foreign investment rules in India download subscription
New rules seek to provide a framework for foreign investment in the Indian insurance sector.
Mumbai decision may have significant implications for the tax positions of hotel owners and operators in India.