The Macro/Finance Group at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy has work opportunities for lawyers on interesting and important policy work connected with India’s economic reform.    One of the important projects being undertaken, at present, is research support for the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC), which involves rewriting financial sector law…

In a rather provocative post around two years ago, I bemoaned the fact that a disproportionately large number of National Law University (NLU) graduates opt for “corporate” careers (defined largely as jobs involving a significant dose of corporate transactional lawyering in some form, either in law firms, companies (in house) or even in LPO’s). And…

Two important IP developments in the recent past have thrown up interesting issues around the standards for judicial recusal and for determining conflict of interest.Novartis Patent Dispute and Judicial Recusal1. Justice Dalveer Bhandari recused himself from a controversial patent dispute involving Novartis’ famed anti cancer drug, Glivec; a dispute that has dogged Indian courts for…