Hostile Takeovers in India: L&T-Mindtree case study from an Employment Law vantage

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

Does COVID-19 qualify as a Force Majeure Event with respect to all contracts?

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?

Arbitration Agreements and Insolvency Proceedings – An unresolved conflict

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