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Indian central bank crypto ban “unconstitutional”

The Delhi High Court has issued a notice alleging a decision to end dealings with crypto businesses violates the constitution.

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Foreign law firms not permitted to set up in India

Foreign law firms are still not allowed to set up in India but can give advice on a 'fly-in, fly-out' basis, according to a long-awaited ruling.

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David Morley appointed to Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas strategic board

India's leading full service law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has appointed former A&O senior partner David Morley onto its Strategic Advisory Board.

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Mumbai and Delhi law firms join forces

The merger will create an 80 lawyer firm on 1 November.

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Trilegal snaps up former ICICI Bank corporate legal head

The firm has appointed Kannan Rahul as a banking and finance partner in its Mumbai office.

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New paperless system creates chaos in Indian Supreme Court

A newly introduced paperless e-court system causes chaos in the Supreme Court earlier this week as it experienced 'teething problems' with both lawyers and judges appearing confused - and lost.

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New app delivers Indian legal judgment updates

Indian court judgments can now be accessed through a recently launched app which selects information from multiple courts across the country.

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Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas establishes 'innovation lab' and appoints AI head

Indian law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has launched an 'innovation lab', to explore cutting edge technology and different delivery models to the practice of law.

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BMR Legal mass exit to Shardul Amarchand

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has snapped up four partners from BMR Legal along with their teams thought to total more than 30 lawyers.

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India could follow Japan in bitcoin adoption

Less than two weeks after Japan adopted bitcoin as legal currency it looks like India could be next to follow suit.

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School launched to turn former child sex workers into lawyers

The Free a Girl Movement has opened up the first of a kind school to educate former victims of child prostitution in law in order to create the public prosecutors to challenge India's legal system from within.

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India's lawyers to strike en masse

In an ironic twist, lawyers all over India will go on strike on 31 March to protest against a proposed bill that bars solicitors from going on strike.

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Italian and Indian law firms team up to boost cross-border business

Italian Law Firm CBA Studio Legale e Tributario has entered into a joint venture with Singhania & Co after signing an agreement at the Consulate General of Italy in Mumbai.

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India court latest to give rivers human status

Only a week after the Whanganui River in New Zealand became the first in the world to be granted the same legal rights as a person, a court in northern Indian has given the Ganges and Yamuna rivers the status of 'living human entities'.

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India fudges decision on foreign law firms

International law firms seeking clarity around operating in India will be disappointed that no decision has been made after months of head holding on the issue.

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India seeks lawyers to represent child sexual abuse survivors

iProbono is looking to constitute a panel of lawyers willing to do pro bono legal work and help secure justice for survivors of child sexual abuse from low-income backgrounds.

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Indian firm CAM joins league of Kira Systems AI clients

Mumbai-based law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has signed a contract with Canadian machine-learning software provider Kira Systems.

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Link Legal merger creates top 15 Indian law firm

India's law firms are embarking on a consolidation path with Link Legal the latest to announce a merger.

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Indian legal market liberalisation plans gaining traction

Plans to crack open India's legal market to the world are poised to take one big step forward.

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Whistleblower law firms look to India

The rising number of drug manufacturing-related violations in India and increasing presence of large US companies in the country are leading whistleblower law firms to search for their potential clients there.

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