15 October, 2021
Our Firm’s Banking and Finance Partner, Karan Mitroo was invited to moderate a Panel discussion on Investment and Financing – Challenges and Opportunities in RE Sector, organised by EQ, on June 15, 2021.
Other panelists included: Naveen Khandelwal, COO & CFO BrightNight India; Parin Mehta, CFO Virescent Infrastructure; Meghana Pandit, Chief Investment Officer India Grid Trust; Sophea Seng, Director- Energy Finance & Advisory Societe Generale; Abhishek Goel, Principal Global Infrastructure Partners India; Tanya Singhal, Founder and Director SolarArise India Projects Pvt Ltd.; Ankur Sood, Investment Officer IFC – International Finance Corporation and Ramakrishna Pataballa, Head of Project Finance and Advisory BNP Paribas.
The session was very well received by all the attendees.
13 October, 2021
Our Firm’s Corporate and M&A Partner, Shinoj Koshy and Associate, Sourav Padhi conducted webinar on “Fintech Development and Regulation in India” in hosted by Zhejiang University.
18 June, 2021
L&L Partners, along with Hausefeld, conducted a webinar on Private Antitrust enforcement / Damage claims in antitrust in the US, UK / EU, Germany and India. Sarah LaFreniere covered US, Tom Bolster spoke on UK / EU, Christopher Unseld on Germany and our Firm’s Antritrust & Competition Law Group Partner Rudresh Singh spoke on Indian law.
25 July, 2020
Faisal spoke about the character of justice dispensation, arguing that it is essential and cannot be shut off during times of exigency, while focusing on the role of courts in the times of a pandemic. This was coupled with a flavor of the kinds of Constitutional & legal questions that may arise during a pandemic and shortly thereafter.
He also traced the history of how courts have reacted to pandemics through the ages. He presented his views in favour of the ‘Open Court System’ and the need that justice be accessible to litigants and the general public even during virtual court hearings.
Lastly, he spoke of the need to adopt an inclusive approach on matters of digitization and technology.
The other speaker was, Ashish Jain, Partner, Real Estate Practice at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas who focused on the topic, “Real Estate Law in a Post Covid-19 World”.
The Webinar was well attended, with the organizers receiving 300+ registrations. The virtual audience included law students, academicians and lawyers.
23 July, 2021
Our Firm’s Banking & Finance Partner, Karan Mitroo will be moderated a session at APLMA Live Webinar, on ‘India Market Liquidity and the impact of RBI Guidelines and Policy’ held on Thursday 23 July, 2020.
Since the outset of the lock-down in India on account of COVID-19, the Reserve Bank of India has made several changes to the guidelines and policies to boost liquidity and availability of credit in the Indian economy and the financial system. However, the practical reality at the ground of these and several other measures are taken by the government of India for India Corporates is evolving dynamically.
11 July, 2020
Our Firm’s Litigation Partner, Faisal Sherwani was invited to speak at a Webinar on the topic, “The Tools of a Lawyer: Thinking, Arguing & Preparing a Brief” organised by SPRED Law on July 11, 2020.
The format was an interactive one, where Faisal addressed queries on a number of varied subjects and issues such as the ideal conduct of a lawyer in court and his duty to his client.
This was followed by Q&A session on why procedure matters i.e. how one can gain a substantive advantage through it in litigation and dispute resolution, the rules of evidence as a tool, the utility of canons of interpretation of texts and statutes.
He particularly spoke about the textualist approach to interpretation of statutes as also, the circumstances where reference to legislative history may be permissible – while pointing out the obvious flaws in both methods.
The session was concluded with a short discussion on consistency and law from the perspective of the role of precedent in our system of justice dispensation.
The Webinar was well attended, with the organizers receiving 700+ registrations. The program was also broadcasted on YouTube Live. The virtual audience included law students, academicians and lawyers.
The complete session can be assessed from: https://youtu.be/lQ4IRwTAbjE
7 July, 2020
Our Firm’s Banking and Finance Partner, Karan Mitroo was invited to moderate a Panel discussion on Women in Solar energy focusing on the growing role of women in renewable energy and the recent challenges in the sector, organized by EQ on July 7, 2020.
Other panelists included: Ms. Samitla Subba, Vice President Azure Power; Ms. Geeta Jadhav, Chief Human Officer Tata Power; Ms. Reena Banerjee, Head HR, SPNG Energy; Ms. Rupam Gautam, Asset Management Head CleanMax Solar; Ms. Rajini Bhandari, AGM Marketing AMP Energy; Ms. Ekta Mehra, Senior Sector Specialist KfW; Ms. Krishna Desai, Change Management Fourth Partner Energy and Ms. Surbhi Goyal, Senior Energy Specialist World Bank.
31 May, 2020
Our Firm’s Founder & Managing Partner, Mr. Rajiv K Luthra was invited to inaugurate an exclusive series of Live webinar sessions as a Guest Speaker on ‘Unsuited, the series’ in association with Idex Legal, on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 5 pm onwards.
13 May, 2020
With the coronavirus pandemic posing the biggest existential threat to commercial entities, many are rightly concerned about their business continuity and restructuring options.
To help businesses understand their options and consider operational strategies to mitigate the worst impacts of the crisis in the months to come, Interlaw Ltd. assembled an expert panel of specialist corporate insolvency and restructuring lawyers from across Asia Pacific and the Middle East including L&L Partners’ Karan Mitroo. The discussion titled STRUCTURING YOUR BUSINESS FOR SURVIVAL – Developing a Sound Strategy for Post-pandemic Growth, was held on May 13, 2020, between 11.30 am and 12.30 pm, IST.
8 May, 2020
Our Firm’s Litigation Partner, Nakul Sachdeva was invited to speak in an exclusive webinar session titled, ‘Arbitration in a Changed World’ organized by Brickfields Asia College on May 8, 2020.
The highly engaging session was well attended by over 150 delegates.
Other speakers included Sundra Rajoo, President of Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution; Peter Godwin, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills; Prosenjit Keswani, Advocate, Supreme Court of India; Junior Luwang, Founding Partner, Perfectus Legal; Siddharth Bhatnagar, Senior Counsel, Supreme Court of India and Phillip Teoh, Partner, Azmi & Associates.
23 April, 2022
Our Regulatory & Compliance team members, Partner – Harish Kumar, Senior Associate – Itee Singhal and Associate – Aman Nijhawan, were invited by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India to conduct an exclusive webinar session on ‘Different Dynamics of Fund Raising, an in-depth study’ organized on April 23, 2020.
The session was attended by over 100 in-house counsels and Company Secretaries and was very well received.
2 April, 2020
Our Firm’s Projects, Energy & Infrastructure Partner, Deepak Kumar Thakur was invited to conduct a Webinar on “Career opportunities in Infrastructure Projects, Project Financing and Energy Laws in India “, organised by Lawsikho on April 2, 2020.
The session proved to be very insightful and was well received by the participants.