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Opinion & Analysis

5 Laws to Watch Out for in 2021

While the legal industry witnessed a transformational shift at an infrastructure level in 2020, we would like to see the legal landscape changing through visionary law-making in 2021.

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Applicability of Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018

The Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018 (the FEO Act) which came into existence on 21st April 2018 has been fairly a subject of criticism due to its infamous & draconian provisions. Let us examine these draconian provisions of the Act on the touchstone of the Constitution of India, 1950.

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Non- Convertible Debentures: Entry Routes for Foreign Investors

Since January 2020, there have been more than 10 public issues of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) and over 1,600 private placements of corporate bonds in India. M&A transactions in India have also increasingly witnessed NCDs as a preferred instrument for funding, which may be attributable to the

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Arbitrable Disputes: Supreme Court Clears the Air

Authored Ateev Mathur, Partner & Amol Sarma, Principal Associate at SNG & Partners

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COVID-19 and Global Tightening of FDI Screening

One of the most disruptive developments impacting deal-making in India in 2020 came on account of geopolitical dynamics (i.e. border tensions with China) rather than the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this year, owing to the geopolitical tensions between India and China at the Indo-China border, the Ind

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India’s Gig Economy Policies Need More Nuance; Consistent Re-Evaluation is Key

The last decade has been one of policy playing catch-up as new models driven by data and technology have upended existing structures.

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Revised Timelines for Pre- Issue and Post- Issue Actions Under Revamped Listed Debenture Regime

On October 08, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) notified amendments to its earlier regulations governing the listed debenture regime, namely, the SEBI (Issue and Listing of Debt Securities) Regulations, 2008 (“ILDS Regulations”) and the SEBI (Debenture Trustees) Regulations,

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Making India a Defence Manufacturing Hub: Government Modifies Foreign Investment And Defence Procurement Rules

In tandem with the changes in the foreign investment regime, the Indian government has also rehauled the defence procurement policy and introduced the new Defense Acquisition Procedure 2020 (DAP 2020)

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In Conversation with Mr Satyajit Gupta, Head- Legal, EXL India

Mr Gupta briefly takes us down memory lane and shares about his glorious legal journey. Read on to know why he moved in-house from over 15 years of private practice.

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Protectionism in the COVID-19 Era - A Step Back for Global Economy?

India is not alone in imposing measures to protect national interests from opportunist acquisitions. However, the implications for India, as a developing economy, maybe far-reaching as compared to the developed countries. As the Indian economy recovers from the pandemic, it is important to recogni

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