Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

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Supreme Court rules that daughters have equal rights in their father's property

September 10 2020 The judiciary continues to take progressive steps towards making succession law more women friendly. In a recent landmark decision, a three-judge…

Joint Ventures in India

December 10 2018 A structured guide to joint ventures in India

Supreme Court clarifies law on maintenance

January 7 2021 Recognising the need for uniformity, consistency, procedural fairness and timeliness in the disposal of maintenance applications, the Supreme Court…

Unique complexities of Indian succession laws: part one

October 24 2019 The Indian diaspora is one of the largest in the world, with more than 30 million people of Indian origin living outside the country. Many of these…

Court reconfirms that legal heirs are preferred over nominees

May 21 2020 The issue of legatees versus nominees is still causing confusion among the public despite numerous judicial decisions which clearly confirm that legal…

Q&A: foreign investment issues for project companies in India

July 22 2021 This brief Q&A highlights some of the primary foreign investment considerations for project companies operating in India, including key restrictions, fees and taxes, bilateral investment treaties and nationalisation laws.

In brief: key legal issues for project finance transactions in India

July 22 2021 This article highlights some of the key legal issues surrounding project finance transactions in India, including government approvals, financing registration and governing law.

Promoter reclassification and family feuds: area of concern

May 20 2021 The Indian business landscape is mainly composed of family-run businesses. When a family member runs a business independently, other relatives prefer…

Examining the gift deed is key prior to any legal challenge

April 14 2021 We have assumed that you are Hindu by faith and the residential property is “self-acquired” (i.e. Not Hindu Undivided Family/ancestral property). On…

IBC and Limitation: The Dust Settles

April 9 2021 The Supreme Court in the case of Laxmi Pat Surana vs Union Bank of India & Anr. [Civil Appeal No. 2734 of 2020] (“Laxmi Pat”) has settled the issue…