News & Articles

Oct 10 2019
by Link Legal - dated 10th October 2019


1. Commencement of certain provisions of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2019 (“Companies Amendment Act”)

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (“MCA”) vide its notifications dated August 14, 2019 have brought into force certain sections of the Companies Amendment Act, which have become effective from August 15, 2019. The Companies Amendment Act has brought out several amendments to the Companies Act, 2013 (“Companies Act”) to facilitate ease of doing business in India and remove various ambiguities...

Oct 07 2019
by Legal Era Magazine - dated 07th October 2019

Since convertible notes are only permitted to be converted into ordinary equity, foreign investors continue to prefer
instruments such as CCPS or CCDs which can be designed to carry preferred rights and returns...

Oct 02 2019
by IFLR1000 - dated 02nd October 2019

We are proud and honoured to announce that the Firm and our Partners have been highly ranked by IFLR1000 for various practice areas.

Sep 27 2019
by Link Legal - dated 27th September 2019

Establishment of Dispute Resolution Committee by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

A few months ago, on July 1, 2019 the Government of Andhra Pradesh (“GoAP”) caused massive alarm in the power and solar energy sector, by issuing an order for the constitution of a High Level Negotiation Committee whose primary task was to review, negotiate, and reduce the energy purchase prices in the signed Power Purchase Agreements (“PPAs”). The reasoning provided by the GoAP was that power distribution companies (“DISCOMs”) were facing massive losses because of the high tariff rates charged...

Sep 25 2019
by Asialaw Profiles 2020 - dated 25th September 2019

We are proud and honoured to announce that the Firm has been highly ranked by Asialaw Profiles 2020 for various practice areas.

Sep 10 2019
by China Business Law Journal - dated 10th September 2019

Check out the article on Arbitration reforms in India authored by Mr. Ravi Varma, Partner and Mr. Santosh Pai, Partner (Head of China Desk) published in the July- August issue of China Business Law Journal.

Sep 02 2019
by Link Legal - dated 02nd September 2019


India is not new to the world of arbitration. Ancient India recognized arbitration as an efficacious means of dispute resolution. Disputes were often decided with the intervention of Kulas (members concerned with the social matters of a community), Shrenis (people engaged in the same business or profession) and Pugas (local courts), which were collectively called Panchayats.This form of arbitration of disputes was substantially institutional in nature and was quite similar...

Aug 30 2019
by Link Legal - dated 30th August 2019

Damages as commonly understood, is compensation to a party to put it back in the same position in which it would have been, had the other party not committed a breach. But damages is not a means to unjust enrichment...

Aug 25 2019
by Bar & Bench - dated 25th August 2019

Tribute: Arun Jaitley touched everyone's life in his own special way - Article authored by Mr. Atul Sharma, Managing Partner, Link Legal India Law Services

Aug 26 2019
by Bar & Bench - dated 26th August 2019

To Sir with love: A Tribute to Arun Jaitley by a former junior - Article authored by Mr. Abhishek Sharma, Partner at Link Legal India Law Services