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Khaitan & Co promotes five to partnership

Khaitan & Co has expanded its partnership with the promotion of two lawyers in Mumbai and three in New Delhi. These appointments come two months after the lateral hires of Siddharth Shah and Bijal Ajinkya in the international tax and Investment funds practice in Mumbai, and take the firm’s total number of partners to 64.

Indian team wins Jessup moot in DC

A team from the National Law School of India University has won the 54th Jessup moot, which has enjoyed the most diverse international rounds in the contest’s history.

HSA and JSA in VRL/Amplus transaction

HSA Advocates has acted as legal adviser to Indian power project company Amplus Infrastructure Development in the acquisition of a 42.5MW wind power generation facility from VRL Logistics, which was advised by J Sagar Associates.

HSA advises in GIFT appointment

HSA Advocates has advised the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City Company Limited (GIFTCL) in appointing a consortium, led by Newgen Holdings, as the ICT partner for the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar.

Supreme Court Rejects Novartis Patent Case

India’s Supreme Court yesterday rejected Novartis AG’s bid to patent an updated version of its cancer drug Glivec, ruling that the changes to the drug fail “the tests of invention and patentability” required by the Indian Patent Act.

Berjis Desai takes the helm at JSA

Berjis Desai today took over as chair of the executive committee and council of the practice chairs at J Sagar Associates, following founder partner Jyoti Sagar’s retirement as equity partner.

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