Entries by leadersinlaw

2020 Global Awards are now LIVE

We have presented these prestigious Leaders in Law – 2020 Global Awards to our selected winners in recognition of both their excellent service & expertise in their field. We have undertaken detailed research using our independent team to enable us to create a shortlist of up to 5 potential winners in each category. The shortlisted […]

Insight into: Ajay Sahni & Associates

Ajay Sahni & Associates (ASA) is a boutique corporate law practice focused on intellectual property, innovation and technology. The firm was founded in 1983 with the objective of rendering creative, robust and effective strategic legal advice and representational services. ASA is committed to delivering out-of-the-box, avant garde solutions to complex problems faced by its clients. […]

Microsoft Names Winning Firms in Legal Innovation Challenge

Microsoft’s legal department has awarded two teams of law firms a slot in its innovation accelerator after a monthslong competition among outside providers that was geared toward investing in technology and solving the tech giant’s business challenges. For three years, Microsoft’s legal department, led by the corporate, legal and external affairs team, and now the […]

Baker McKenzie Reshuffles Asia Practice

Baker McKenzie has appointed new leaders for seven of its Asia Pacific practice and industry groups. The new heads will join 12 other continuing practice and industry group leaders in the region on July 1. The Tokyo office will see most changes in this round of leadership shuffle; four of the five incumbent practice and industry leaders in the office […]

Andersen Global Enters Liberian and Gambian Markets

Andersen Global has signed two new collaboration deals in Africa, with an accounting firm and a law firm in Liberia and Gambia respectively. This raises the organisation’s presence in Africa to 40 countries, and it is expecting to sign five more such deals by October. Andersen CEO and global chairman Mark Vorsatz said: ”Our expansion in […]

Latham & Watkins Hires Paris Restructuring Partner From Willkie

Latham & Watkins has hired a restructuring partner away from Willkie Farr & Gallagher in Paris, the latest in a series of high-level moves by firms based in the French capital to bolster their teams in anticipation of increased work in the area. Alexandra Bigot joins as a partner in the restructuring and special situations […]

Piercing of Corporate Veil

he right of an entrepreneur to allocate funds for the incorporation and operation of a legal entity pursuing commercial activity is founded and, when exercised, produces legal effects; the legal entity which is formed, is independent from the founder and its actions count for it. The above is not applicable when the legal personality of […]

Brookfield on US$100 Million Sale of Thai Solar Energy Business

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Brookfield Renewable Partners on the sale of its solar energy business in Thailand to Global Power Synergy Public Company (GPSC) for approximately THB3 billion (US$100 million). GPSC is the power and energy arm of PTT Public Company, a leading state-owned oil and gas company in Thailand. […]

Amendments to the Share Capital and Debentures Rules

Amendments to the Share Capital and Debentures Rules On 5th June 2020, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified certain amendments to the Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Rules, 2014 (“Rules”) with respect to issuance of sweat equity shares and debenture redemption reserve (“Notification”). A. Sweat Equity Start-up companies were allowed to issue sweat equity shares to […]