News & Articles

Aug 01 2019
by Global Legal Insights - dated 01st August 2019

In terms of deal volume, 2018 was an epic year for merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions in India.Not only were all previous records in terms of deal value broken in 2018,the buoyant market sentiment resoundingly...

Jul 26 2019
by Link Legal - dated 26th July 2019

Since most construction contracts in India are bespoke forms which are perceived to have a skewed construction risk allocation in favour of the employer, the FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers) forms of contract are increasingly gaining favour in India as these have a balanced approach to risk allocation that is considered fair and reasonable, and are readily acceptable to construction contractors.

Jul 09 2019
by Link Legal - dated 09th July 2019

The GoI in the Union budget for 2019-20 (“Budget”) has proposed certain significant changes which may have direct impact on Indian securities markets. Read the regulatory update highlighting the major budgetary announcements directly affecting the securities markets along with a brief analysis on the proposed changes.

Jul 01 2019
by World Justice Project - dated 01st July 2019

The Report presents data findings for 126 countries around the world on the rule of law, emphasizing the need to advance rule of law reforms in these countries. 

Jun 21 2019
by Business Green Magazine - dated 21st June 2019

India's governments must focus on education to kickstart the country's battle against plastic waste, argues Link Legal's Sidhartha Srivastava


May 29 2019
by Link Legal - dated 29th May 2019

Minerals are valuable natural resources that cannot be replenished. Being vital raw material for core sectors like infrastructure and manufacturing, they are precursors to the growth and development of the economy. The management of mineral resources is the responsibility of both the Central and State governments in terms of Entry 54 of the Union List (List I) and Entry 23 of the State List (List II) of the Seventh Schedule under the Constitution of India. The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 governs the law pertaining to the development and regulation of mines and minerals in India...

Apr 29 2019
by Link Legal - dated 29th April 2019

Swiss Challenge Model (“SCM”) allows a public procurement entity to receive unsolicited proposal for a public project or service and this proposal is made open by the procuring entity to other parties to match or exceed[1]. The SCM allows the Government to promote original opportunities by giving an advantage to early movers (original proponent) but at the same time, gives opportunity to third parties to better the proposal of the original proponent. The SCM encourages public-private participation and paves way for innovation, technology and uniqueness in development of projects...

Apr 26 2019
Apr 11 2019
by Link Legal - dated 11th April 2019

The amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Arbitration Act”) brought about in the year 2015 resulted in major changes to the Arbitration Act, with a view of setting the path of arbitration in India, on par with the best international practices pertaining to impartiality and independence of Arbitrators, minimum court intervention, time bound arbitrations, fast track arbitration and so on and so forth. Another amendment has now been proposed to the Arbitration Act by the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018...