Introduction The Indian Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) landscape has predominantly been marked by friendly acquisitions and takeovers. However, for more advanced economies like the United States of America (“US”) and United Kingdom, the prevalent modes of corporate acquisitions have also … Continue reading Hostile Takeovers in India: L&T-Mindtree case study from an Employment Law vantage
Introduction: What are Restricted Stock Units? Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) are a kind of performance based employee compensation granted by companies, that entitles the employee to the shares of the company (or in some cases, cash equivalent of the shares) … Continue reading Restricted Stock Units: Whether ESOPs or Not?
Introduction On June 17, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India [RBI] released the ‘draft framework’ for the regulation of Housing Finance Companies [HFCs]. The proposed framework introduces some major changes in the HFC regime by clearly differentiating housing loans from … Continue reading Decoding RBI’s Framework to Regulate the Housing Finance Companies
With changing nature of economy, the nature of investments has changed. A company or a business which was once owned by an individual is now owned by a pool of individuals. These individuals buy shares of the company, and being … Continue reading Share Transfer and Specific Performance
Introduction: COVID-19 was categorized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (“WHO”) on March 11, 2020. There is a significant impact on the business sector around the globe. In this era of open borders and extra-territorial business activity, this … Continue reading Does COVID-19 qualify as a Force Majeure Event with respect to all contracts?
Introduction The National Company Law Tribunal (“NCLT”) Mumbai Bench, on 9th June 2020, in the case of Indus Biotech Private Limited v. Kotak India Venture Fund-I, referred the case to Arbitration, while refusing to admit the application filed u/s 7 … Continue reading Arbitration Agreements and Insolvency Proceedings – An unresolved conflict