Announcement: NLSIR Symposium

(The following is an announcement from the National Law
School of India Review)
The National
Law School of India Review (NLSIR) – 
the flagship journal of the
National Law School of India University, Bangalore is pleased to announce the V
NLSIR Symposium on “Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions in India: Recent
Regulatory Changes
” scheduled to be held on May 5 and 6, 2012 at
the National Law School campus, Bangalore. Confirmed
speakers for the symposium include renowned legal luminaries such as
Hon’ble Mr. Justice V. Ramasubramanian (Judge, Madras High Court), Mr.
Dhanendra Kumar (Former Chairman, Competition Commission of India), Mr. Uday
Holla (Senior Counsel, Karnataka High Court), Mr. Nishith Desai (Nishith Desai
Associates), Mr. V. Umakanth (Assistant Professor, National University of
Singapore), Mr. Sandip Bhagat, Mr. Rajat Sethi (Partners, SNR), Mr. Somasekhar
Sundaresan (Partner, J Sagar Associates), Mr. Ajay Vohra (Managing Partner,
Vaish Associates), and Mr. K. Swaminathan (Director – Direct Tax and Transfer
Pricing Litigation, Delloitte Haskins and Sells), amongst others.
This year, the discussions will
be divided into four panels:
Session
I: The Competition Regime Governing Transaction of Business in
Combinations 
(Forenoon,
May 5, 2012, Saturday)
Session
II: Takeover Regulation in India: Liberalisation with Caution
(Afternoon,
May 5, 2012, Saturday)
Session
III: Cross-border Mergers and India’s Taxation Regime
(Forenoon,
May 6, 2012, Sunday)
Session
IV: Companies Bill, 2011: Indian Company Law at the Cross-roads
(Afternoon,
May 6, 2012, Sunday)
Registration
fee for the symposium is Rs. 500 for students and Rs. 1500 for others.
For more
details including the concept note, program schedule and online registration,
please visit:  http://www.nlsir.in/symposium.html.
For
regular updates, also see our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/NationalLawSchoolOfIndiaReviewSymposium2012?ref=ts.

For further information, please contact
Krishnaprasad K.V. (Chief Editor): +91-9916589670; Ashwita Ambast (Deputy Chief
Editor):  +91-9986478265 or email us at mail.nlsir@gmail.com.

About the author

Umakanth Varottil

Umakanth Varottil is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore. He specializes in corporate law and governance, mergers and acquisitions and cross-border investments. Prior to his foray into academia, Umakanth was a partner at a pre-eminent law firm in India.

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