Round Table + Webinar : Mitigating Indemnity Risks in PE / M&A deals in India ( 00:03:17)

March 09, 2017                                                                                      more

Currently India is the 9th largest aviation market in the world, with a market size of approximately USD 16 billion.6 The civil aviation sector has seen a growth of 13.8% during the last 10 years, and has attracted FDI of over USD 569 million from April 2000 to February 2015.7 Passenger traffic has also increased by 12.47% to arrive at 190 million passengers in FY 2015, and over the next five years is expected to continue to increase at an annual average rate of 12%.


Research Papers

This forum provides access to some of our published research, working papers and research articles. All research work and papers are intellectual properties of Nishith Desai Associates.

March 2017 The Indian Medical Device Industry

The paper gives an overview of the Regulatory, Legal and Tax regime that applies to the Indian Medical Device Industry. The paper also discusses some of the major issues and concerns faced by existing players today.

January 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility & Social Business Models in India

This paper presents an insight into legal, regulatory and tax issues concerning non-profit entities in India. The paper also captures corporate social responsibility (CSR) as envisaged under the new Companies Act, 2013.

July 2016 EdTech: From IT to AI

This paper looks at Edtech and its evolution from IT to AI. We explore some of the EdTech businesses and their legal, regulatory and tax nuances.

July 2016 Preparing For a Driverless Future

This paper provides thought-stimulating insights and perspectives on the burgeoning autonomous vehicular industry so that we are best placed to tackle the complexities of the uniquely new legal, economic, and cultural issues that are bound to arise...

April, 2013 A primer on outbound investments by Indian companies

Indian companies are becoming major players in the world economy. Outbound investments from India in 2012 were in the tune of around USD 14 billion.


Proud Moments

IFLR 1000 Asia Pacific 2017: Ranked in Tier 1 for TMT, Private Equity

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017: Ranked in Tier 1 for Investment Funds, TMT and International Taxation

Nishith Desai Associates announced ‘Most Innovative Law Firm in Asia-Pacific’ by Financial Times in its FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers 2016 report

Our Proud Moment

NDA wins 'Most Innovative Asia Pacific Law Firm' award

As a record breaking milestone, Nishith Desai Associates has won the prestigious award for the “Most Innovative Asia Pacific Law Firm” by Financial Times in its FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers 2016 report. The Financial Times (FT) conducts this study in collaboration with its research partner RSG Consulting and the rankings emerged from nearly 460 submissions from 72 law firms and 82 in-house legal teams from across the Asia Pacific region.

Detailed report is available here.

Announcement: FT Most Innovative Asia Pacific Law Firm 2016 award



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Bilateral Investment Claims against India: The Antrix Devas Saga decoded
October 25, 2016

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Effective dispute resolution and fraud risk management: Bridging the gap between vision and reality
April 12, 2017

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