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
International firms are jostling for position with local players in a packed legal market, but the UK magic circle still dominates
Indian technology boutique TMT Law Practice has expanded its offering in the Chennai market by taking over local firm APR Associates.
DLA Piper’s co-head for its India group Biswajit Chatterjee is to join Squire Patton Boggs in a similar Singapore-based role alongside London partner Dharmendra Nair.
Essex Court Chambers is taking on Gourab Banerji as an overseas associate in a sign of the bar’s increasing focus on the Indian market.
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.
India — examination guidelines for pharmaceutical patent applications finalised download subscription
The Indian Patent Office has issued guidelines so as to bring about uniformity in the examination of pharmaceutical patent applications.
Supreme Court strikes down National Tax Tribunal as unconstitutional download subscription
The Supreme Court of India has held that the National Tax Tribunal Act 2005 as passed by the Parliament was unconstitutional and has struck it down.
Direct Tax Newsletter — SC lays down principles on retrospective vs prospective operation of amendments in tax law; and more download subscription
Khaitan & Co analyses recent developments affecting business in the field of direct tax.
Double treat for India’s domestic funds industry download subscription
Last month, there were two positive regulatory updates relevant to the domestic funds industry.
Bombay High Court provides breather to Vodafone: no ‘income’, no transfer pricing adjustment on issue of shares download subscription
Recently, a longstanding dispute between Vodafone and the tax authorities has been put to rest by the Bombay High Court.
A new high for India’s real-estate industry download subscription
The Union Cabinet has approved the proposed amendment to the 2014 foreign direct investment policy in the construction development sector.
A shot in the arm for investment funds? Tax pass-through status for a contributory trust, regarded as revocable transfer download subscription
The Bangalore Bench of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal has provided much needed clarity on the scheme of taxation of investment funds structured as trusts.
Infrastructure 100: World Markets Report download subscription
KPMG International’s ‘Infrastructure 100: World Markets Report’ highlights key trends driving infrastructure investment around the world.