Recently, the Uttar Pradesh Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Rera) last week canceled the registration of two Lucknow-based projects of developer Ansal API. The incident sparked debate on whether or not the RERA has the authority to deregister development projects. Neerav Merchant, Partner at Majmudar & Partners spoke to the business news outlet, Livemint on the…
In India, domestic proxy advisers have been subject to the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) regulations since 2014. However, based on the foregoing incident, in November 2018, the SEBI constituted a committee to review the 2014 regulations applicable to proxy advisers and to recommend changes. The committee issued its report to the SEBI in May 2019, and on 3 August 2020, the SEBI released revised compliance guidelines for proxy advisers, which will take effect on 1 January 2021.
We are happy to announce that Akil Hirani, Managing Partner, Rukshad Davar, Partner & Head – M&A Practice Group and Kritika Agarwal, Principal, at Majmudar & Partners, have been ranked among the top lawyers in the Asia Pacific Region as part of 2021 The Legal 500 (Legalease) Rankings.
SINJINI MAJUMDAR, ASSOCIATE AT MAJMUDAR & PARTNERS, GUIDES ASPIRING YOUNG LAWYERS ON NATIONAL YOUTH DAY
To every aspiring young lawyer, we want to let you know that we are proud of you. And, to help guide the way, Sinjini Majumdar, a graduate of National Law University, Jodhpur and currently, an Associate on our team at Majmudar & Partners, shares her insights on the profession.
Akil Hirani, Managing Partner, and Rukshad Davar, Partner & Head – M&A Practice Group at Majmudar & Partners have been identified among India’s Top Lawyers as part of the renowned A-List for 2020 by the India Business Law Journal. The recognition comes among several other major publications i
The Delhi high court permitted Future Retail Ltd (FRL) to proceed with the sale of its assets to a unit of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), leaving it to regulators to decide the fate of the deal, while allowing Amazon.com Inc. to approach appropriate forums to oppose the transaction. Neerav Merchant, Partner at Majmudar & Partners recently spoke to finance publication, Mint on the final ruling and its implications.
Majmudar & Partners has been recognized in Chambers & Partners 2021 for its excellence in the practice areas of: Corporate/M&A Dispute Resolution Employment Life Sciences Real Estate Tax Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) The firm’s partners, Akil Hirani, Rukshad Davar, Neerav Merchant, Fraser Mario Alexander, and Ravi S. Raghavan, have been named as leading lawyers.
Rukshad Davar, Partner & Head – M&A Practice Group, and Kritika Agarwal, Principal at Majmudar & Partners have compiled an update on the increasingly protectionist measures being taken by countries around the world and their impact on the global economy. The full update, which has been published by the Financial Express can be read here.
This update by Akil Hirani, Managing Partner at Majmudar & Partners explains whether force majeure applies against enforcement of bank guarantees based on the case of Halliburton Offshore Services Incorporated v. Vedanta Limited. The update has been published by the International Bar Association
An article written by N. Raja Sujith, Partner and Head (South India) at Majmudar & Partners on the legal rights of HIV-positive citizens in India was published by a recognized HR media outlet, ET HRWorld. The first Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection was detected in India in 1986, and currently, India has about 2.3 million…
Amrit Mehta, Partner at Majmudar & Partners will be speaking at a bilingual webinar for English-speaking and Japanese-speaking viewers on the 10th of December, 2020. He will be speaking alongside Takuya Fujimoto, Representative Director of Horitsumarket Corporation, Tokyo
ET HR WORLD PUBLISHES N RAJA SUJITH’S OBSERVATIONS ABOUT THE CODE ON SOCIAL SECURITY 2020 PASSED IN THE PARLIAMENT
Last month, the Code on Social Security, 2020 (the “SS Code”) was passed by the Parliament. The code contains several implications and alterations to the manner in which a relationship between a business and its employees works. Moving forward, businesses should be aware of the requirements of the SS code when they’re hiring new employees.
Mukesh Ambani is looking at options to file a countersuit against Amazon after the Silicon Valley giant blocked Reliance Industries Limited’s bid to buy Future Group’s Assets in a Singapore Court.
Partner and Head of our South India practice, N. Raja Sujith, has been quoted by The National News in their piece on Indian start-ups rising to challenge big tech. The article further elaborates how local start-ups, backed by global investors, are emerging with their own solutions. Read the full piece here.
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