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LLM Program in Financial Regulation

[Announcement from the Kirit P. Mehta School of Law] The Indian financial regulatory landscape has seen rapid change in the last decade. From the merger of two financial sector regulators to the evolution of an entirely new ‘fintech’ space, the enactment of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 which affects firms in the business of lending, the growing sophistication of rules on insider...

Certification Courses in Corporate Law

[Student readers may be interested in the following certification courses in corporate law offered by Rainmaker] The Advanced Professional Certification in Corporate Law Practice is designed specifically for senior law students (4th or 5th year students in 5-year LL.B. courses, or final year students in 3-year LL.B. courses) and junior associates in law firms (with less then 2 years’ experience)...

Globalization and the Indian Legal Profession

The Harvard Law School Program on the Legal Profession has been conducting an extensive study called Globalization, Lawyers, and Emerging Economies (GLEE), which examines the changes occasioned to the legal profession in various countries such as China, India and Brazil due to the effects of globalization. As part of this effort, a team of researchers undertook studies on the Indian legal...

Moot Court Problems on Indian Corporate Law

I have uploaded on SSRN “A Collection of Moot Court Problems on Corporate Law in India”. This contains (to begin with) 12 moot court problems that I have worked on (either individually or jointly with others) over the last 8 years or so. More background and details are contained in the preface to the document, which is set out below: Moot court competitions form an important co-curricular...

NUJS announces scholarships for online business law course

[The following announcement is posted on behalf of NUJS, Kolkata] In light of the encouraging response from young lawyers and law students when the first batch of the diploma course on Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws was started last July, NUJS has announced five scholarships for economically backward law students for the second batch of the course. The course...

Indian Journal of Arbitration Law

[The following announcement is posted on behalf of the Indian Journal of Arbitration Law] The inaugural edition of the Indian Journal of Arbitration Law (IJAL) () had been recently launched by Hon’ble Mr. Justice N.N. Mathur, Vice Chancellor, NLU Jodhpur & Chief Patron, IJAL on Thursday, September 27, 2012. The IJAL is a biannual peer reviewed student run journal, under the aegis of the...

Course announcement: NUJS Diploma course on Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws and How It is Useful for Law Students

[The following announcement is posted on behalf of the course administrators. It may be of interest to some of our readers] Law schools or colleges in India do not really focus on teaching practical skills – they rather try to inculcate skills of research, writing and analysis – which are essential, but do not give you all the skills you need to provide legal services to a client. Consider the...

Bits of Interest

1.         Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies Drawing lessons from the role of credit rating agencies (CRAs) in the recent financial crisis, SEBI has imposed additional transparency and disclosure norms for the Indian CRAs. SEBI’s circular issued on May 3, 2010 covers issues such as maintenance of records of the rating process, dealing with conflicts of...

Inculcating Business Ethics

Following the financial crisis, there has been a reconsideration of the manner in which business schools have been imparting education. Questions are being raised as to whether alternate methods of business education could have modified some of the ethical and behavioural traits that may have fuelled the crisis. In this scenario, an article in the New York Times provides an interesting...

Ranking of India’s Top Law Schools – 2009

India Today has just published its survey of top educational institutions in India. As far as law schools are concerned, there has been a shuffle at the very top compared to 2008. National Law School of India University, Bangalore has regained the top spot, while NALSAR, Hyderabad ranks second. They are followed by Faculty of Law, Delhi University (3rd), National Law Institute University, Bhopal...

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