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HSA defends Yash Raj Films in COMPAT appeal

HSA Advocates has successfully defended Yash Raj Films against an appeal by Ajay Devgn Films before the Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT).

Amarchand announces new private client practice leader

Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co has appointed Mugdha Sahal as the director of its private client practice (PCP) in Mumbai.

Land Acquisition Act could “hinder growth” says Majmudar

India’s newly-minted Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (LARR) has “the potential to hinder the growth of the infrastructure and real estate sector” according to a critique issued by Majmudar & Partners.

Sonu Bhatnagar joins ELP in Delhi

Sonu Bhatnagar has joined Economic Laws Practice as a partner in its New Delhi tax litigation practice.

Khaitan Sud acts for lenders in ACCIL funding

Khaitan Sud & Partners has acted as lender’s counsel to State Bank of Patiala, part of a consortium of 14 banks, in connection with a 2.4 billion rupee working capital facility extended to steel manufacturer Asian Colour Coated Ispat (ACCIL).

Supreme Court to rule on appointment of foreign arbitrator

In a decision issued on Tuesday, India's Supreme Court set a further hearing date of 7 January to consider Reliance’s arguments for the appointment of a foreign tribunal chair to preside over a dispute concerning cost recovery at two gas fields off the coast of Andhra Pradesh. Canada’s Niko Resources and UK oil major BP also have minority interests in the fields as non-operators but are not parties to the arbitration claim.

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