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Important changes to India’s product liability and consumer laws

September 27 2019 Last month, the Indian government enacted: (i) the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 (the “CP Act 2019”), which, when notified, will replace the Consumer…

Indian court issues a global injunction under India’s Information Technology Act, 2000

November 8 2019 In a recent ruling, a single judge of the Delhi High Court (the “Delhi HC”) has held that a global injunction can be issued for removal of defamatory…

India’s Foreign Direct Investment policy changes - a critique

December 18 2015 India stands committed to having a Foreign Direct Investment (“FDI”) regime that is investor friendly and promotes foreign investment for overall…

India’s Supreme Court reiterates the tests to determine whether a contract labourer is an employee

June 24 2019 In a recent ruling, India’s Supreme Court (the “SC”) reiterated the basic tests to be applied in determining whether contract labourers can be…

India’s Supreme Court rules on the role of insolvency stakeholders and Equality of creditors

November 27 2019 On November 15, 2019, the Supreme Court (the “Court”) ruled on several contentious aspects of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (the “Code”)…

India’s budget 2020-21 - key highlights

February 1 2020 Introduction India's Union Budget (the "Budget") was announced on February 1, 2020, and the Finance Bill, 2020 (the "Finance Bill") was tabled in…

Will the new insolvency ordinance increase special situations M&A in India?

January 9 2020 At the end of December, the Indian government promulgated the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 (the "Ordinance") to iron…

India’s Supreme Court rules on the role of insolvency stakeholders and Equality of creditors

November 27 2019 On November 15, 2019, the Supreme Court (the “Court”) ruled on several contentious aspects of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (the “Code”)…

The new foreign direct investment norms for insurance intermediaries

November 14 2019 Previously, foreign direct investment (“FDI”) in insurance intermediaries was treated at par with FDI in insurance companies and was restricted up to…

Indian court issues a global injunction under India’s Information Technology Act, 2000

November 8 2019 In a recent ruling, a single judge of the Delhi High Court (the “Delhi HC”) has held that a global injunction can be issued for removal of defamatory…