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3 June 2013
The purpose of this handbook is to provide an overview of the anti-corruption regimes in Asia Pacific. Each section features the key pieces of legislation and highlights how businesses operating in these countries should best deal with anti-corruption compliance....
3 April 2012
Indian Budget for the Year 2012-2013 The Indian Finance Minister today presented the Budget for the year 2012-2013 in the Indian Parliament. While modest measures to reduce the fiscal deficit have been proposed, the Budget does not contain any radical policy...
Enter the dragon: India adds China, Hong Kong and Macao to its official list of New York Convention countries
10 April 2012
On 19 March 2012, the Department of Legal Affairs of the Indian Government Ministry of Law and Justice issued a notification under section 44(b) of the India Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996. This notification declared the People's Republic of China...
21 March 2012
This month, Transparency International (TI) released its 2011 Bribe Payer's Index (BPI). Companies seeking to accurately assess the risk of doing business in Asia Pacific or with a partner from the Asia Pacific Region should incorporate this index in their...
24 November 2011
Reforming the rules for ownership, governance and listing of Indian stock exchanges will enhance their ability to support India's fast-growing economy. These reforms will also enable Indian stock exchanges to participate in the current spate of mergers...
10 November 2011
On 8 November 2011, the Indian government amended its foreign investment rules imposing a requirement to seek its approval for foreign direct investment ("FDI") in existing Indian pharmaceutical companies. FDI in greenfield pharmaceutical ventures can...
6 January 2012
Over the next few months the Indian parliament is set to debate a new draft mining law, the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Bill 2011 ("Bill"). This briefing looks at some of the key provisions contained in the Bill.
3 June 2011
India has permitted directors and shareholders of Indian companies to participate in board and shareholders' meetings, through videoconferencing. This will not only help in improving governance of widely held Indian public companies but will also be of particular...
24 May 2011
The Indian government has now permitted foreign direct investment in Indian limited liability partnerships involved in certain kinds of business activities and subject to strict guidelines. These guidelines do not clarify whether there are any restrictions on the...