News & Articles

Mar 27 2020
by RBI - dated 27th March 2020

Check out RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Latest Update.

Mar 25 2020
by Link Legal - dated 25th March 2020

Check out the Latest Update on Covid-19

Mar 24 2020
by Ministry of Corporate Affairs (“MCA”) - dated 24th March 2020

MCA Update | Board Meetings and Form CAR (Company affirmation of readiness towards COVID-19) filing

Mar 23 2020
by Ministry Of Corporate Affairs - Government of India - dated 23rd March 2020


Mar 20 2020
by China Business Law Journal - dated 20th March 2020


Check out the article on "WtE in India: An opportunity for Chinese Companies" authored by Mr. Santosh Pai (Partner and Head - China Desk) and Mr. Dinesh Pardasani (Partner) published in China Business Law Journal by Vantage Asia.

“India generates about 70 million tons of municipal waste every year. To tackle the ever rising menace of municipal solid waste, the government of India is encouraging setting up of waste to energy (WtE) projects throughout the country…”

Mar 19 2020
by Ministry Of Corporate Affairs - Government of India - dated 19th March 2020

Amid the outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19), the government is taking various precautionary measures to promote social distancing to curb the spread of Covid-19 in India. In this regard, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs on March 18, 2020 have come out with a notice wherein it has in-principal decided to relax the requirement of holding physical Board meetings of directors for resolving on matters provided under section 173 (2) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with rule 4 of the Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Rules, 2014 including approval of the annual financial statements, Board’s report, approval of prospectus, the audit committee meetings for consideration of accounts, approval of matters relating to amalgamation, merger, demerger, acquisition and takeover, which otherwise are not permitted though video conferencing.

Hence, such matters can now be dealt with till June 30, 2020 via board meeting held through video conferencing by duly ensuring compliance of applicable laws. The necessary changes in the rules are yet to be notified.

Mar 13 2020
by Link Legal - dated 13th March 2020

"The spread and impact of the Coronavirus disease (“COVID-19”) has sent shockwaves across the global markets. The spread of COVID-19 to at least 114 countries has reached pandemic proportions and World Health Organization (WHO) has on March 12, 2020 declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic."

Read the full article "COVID-19: A Force Majeure Event?" below.

Mar 12 2020
by Legal Era - dated 12th March 2020

We are delighted to share that Link Legal has been awarded the “Infrastructure & Project Finance Law Firm of the Year” award at Legal Era’s '9th Annual Indian Legal Awards 2019-20' held recently in Mumbai. Also, our Co-Managing Partner, Mr. Nusrat Hassan has won the "Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year" at the award event.

Legal Era’s 'Indian Legal Awards' are one of the most-coveted awards of the country that recognizes legal finesse, innovation & accomplishments of legal professionals.

The event was well attended by legal luminaries not only from India but also from around the world and included the stalwarts of industry, CEOs, managing directors, government officials & members of the Judiciary.

Feb 20 2020
by Link Legal - dated 20th February 2020

This newsletter aims to briefly discuss the key developments during the period of November 01, 2019 – January 15, 2020.

1. Decriminalization of offences under Companies Act, 2013

As provided in our September edition Newsletter, a Company Law Committee (“Committee”) was constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (“MCA”) on September 18, 2019, inter alia, to further decriminalise the provisions of the Companies Act based on their gravity and to take other related measures to provide further Ease of Living for corporates in the country, which provided a report on November 14, 2019, to rationalize the penalties...


Jan 25 2020
by Asian Legal Business - dated 25th January 2020

Read the expert views of our Managing Partner, Mr. Atul Sharma on the Essar Steel verdict, touted as a landmark judgement published in Asian Legal Busines.