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 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.
Ergo – analysing developments impacting business in India: coal block review download subscription
Delhi High Court directs coal ministry to review earmarking of coal blocks; reconsideration required on merging of coal blocks and determination of specified end use.
Delhi High Court sets aside patent office order rejecting Gilead’s patent application for hepatitis C drug on procedural grounds download subscription
On 30 January 2015, the Delhi High Court set aside an order dated 13 January 2015 of the Indian Patent Office rejecting a patent to Gilead Pharmasset Inc for a ‘blockbuster’ Hepatitis C drug.
India’s E-Biz project: e-filing for FDI transactions and new website for FIPB applications download subscription
To promote easier reporting for foreign direct investmen transactions the Reserve Bank of India has amended the process of filing certain returns.
Governments’ efforts to curb what they perceive to be aggressive international tax planning is leading many multinational companies to question their tax advice.
Forced marriage: an update — recent developments and case law download subscription
Adreeja Chatterjee, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled ‘Forced marriage: an update — recent developments and case law’ at the Court of Protection Seminar held in Birmingham on 23rd October 2014.
Newsletter: energy, infrastructure and resources — Reserve Bank permits long-term structuring of new long-term project loans to infrastructure and core industries; and more download subscription
Khaitan & Co has released the 15 July 2014 edition of its energy, infrastructure and resources newsletter.