In a groundbreaking decision on April 20, the Supreme Court clarified that two Indian parties can arbitrate in a non-Indian forum. The outcome of PASL Wind Solutions v. GE Power Conversion India has confirmed that entities can select foreign arbitral seats – such as London, Singapore or Hong Kong – in arbitration agreements, even in cases where contracts and counterparties are based within India. Practitioners feel that this judgment is a critical step in the development of India’s arbitration landscape.
Established in 1911, Khaitan & Co is one of India’s oldest firms. A domestic giant, it recently decided to expand its presence overseas with an office in Singapore. Haigreve Khaitan, senior partner at Khaitan, tells ALB why this is the right time to open the Singapore office, and how the new outpost will fit into the firm’s strategy going forward.
The Malaysian legal industry has been seeing young lawyers making their mark in the market by setting high standards and achieving results for their clients. In this annual list, ALB spotlights lawyers 40 years of age who are doing high-quality work, and in the process earning accolades from their colleagues, superiors and clients.
China’s dynamic finance industry has been evolving rapidly in the past year or two in the face of increasing regulatory scrutiny as well as the growing impact of technology. Legal department heads say that while the current landscape poses certain challenges, it also brings with it a number of distinct opportunities that in-house teams are helping their companies take advantage of.
In its inaugural list of the ALB Philippines Client Choice list, we put the spotlight on the top lawyers in the country when it comes to client service. These lawyers were selected based on client recommendations sent directly to ALB. The list is in alphabetical order, and certain lawyers have been profiled.