THE INDIAN REVIEW OF CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAWS

June 12, 2020

[Arpit Saini is a student at National Law University, Jodhpur.]

The corona virus disease (COVID-19) has unsettled the stock markets. The increased outbreak of the virus has forced the government to impose lockdown and halt several business activities for an unforeseeabl...

[Rohit Maheshwary and Shrutika Lakhotia are students at Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore.]

The vicious cycle of the financial crisis followed by economic meltdown has been a reality for every country. The term ‘financial crisis’ explodes various other termino...

[Pranav Mihir Kandada is a student at NALSAR University of Law.]

The economic uncertainty brought about by the present pandemic situation has broadly resulted in two issues with respect to takeovers across the globe.

The first is the plunge in the share prices of many p...

May 16, 2020

[Tanishka Goswami is a student at National Law University, Delhi.]

The COVID-19 pandemic has locked down mergers and acquisitions (M&A) across the globe. For the first time since September 2004, no M&A transaction worth more than $1 billion has been announced anywhere i...

May 13, 2020

[Anirudh Agrawal is a student at NALSAR University of Law.]

The government has revised the Consolidated Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy through Press Note 3 (Press Note 3) with the primary intention of curbing hostile or opportunistic takeovers of distressed Indi...

[Ayush Mehta and Navya Bhandari are students at National Law University, Jodhpur.]

Recently, Donald Trump was heard accusing China of “spreading” the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Of late, there are sources which show that China initially hid information about the virus...

[Shivani Shenoy and Yashwardhan Rajawat are students at Symbiosis Law School, Pune.]

On 17 April 2020, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry published Press Note No. 3 (Press Note), by virtue of w...

May 1, 2020

[Nikunj Baheti is a third-year student at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.]

With the outbreak of COVID-19 and considering lack of substantial funds with the government to deal with the same, there is a need for private individuals and corporate h...

April 17, 2020

[Varshini Sunder is a student at Hidayatullah National Law University.]

It is essential for M&A agreements to be exhaustive and even account for a situation where the transaction falls apart. With the ever-growing volume of M&A transactions in India, a look into the cla...

March 16, 2020

[Dhanshree Sharma is a third-year student at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law.]

Given the number of initial public offers (IPOs) in the last two years, the Indian business ecosystem is long awaiting a turnaround in fortune. However, such number by itself is not i...

[Aatman Shukla and Shreya Bhatnagar are students at National Law University, Delhi.]

Pre-emptive rights, recognized by the common law from as early as the 19th century, are granted to existing shareholders in a company, in proportion of the shares held by them, to parti...

February 19, 2020

[Vishu Surana is a third-year student at National Law School of India University.]

An independent director (ID) is a non-executive director without any kind of interest in the company that may affect his / her independence. The role of IDs is to improve corporate credib...

January 4, 2020

[Shivam Tiwari is a final year student at National Law University, Jodhpur.]

The Indian financial market has witnessed an increasing number of defaults by stockbrokers in the past few years. Recently, Delhi-based Ficus Securities Private Limited defaulted to the tune of...

[Anushka and Amogh are students at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab.]

The recently released World Bank report on the Ease of Doing Business (EODB) hints at optimism; for India is currently ranked at 63 out of 190. However, an often-overlooked statistic is...

[Geetanjali R Kamat is the Founder-Editor at IRCCL, while Dibya Prakash Behera is the Manager and Editor of the blog.]

Recently, the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank of India (the RBI) notified the Foreign Exchange Management (Non-debt Instruments) Rules, 2019 (...

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