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The Best Biglaw Firms, Ranked By Summer Associates (2022)

‘We love our firm!’ The summer of 2022 was pretty exciting for summer associates — and not just because they were able to spend more time in the office in our “post”-pandemic world. Of course, law students who received offers of permanent employment knew that they’d be making bank after graduation, with starting salaries of … Read more

ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India joins race to buy Srei group firms

ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India), a joint venture between global steel majors ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel, has submitted an expression of interest (EOI) for Srei group companies undergoing insolvency proceedings. AM/NS India did not comment. ArcelorMittal said it had no comment to offer. Sources close to the development said whether … Read more

India Inc seeks help from law firms to address moonlighting: Report

Several law firms in India have been seeing a sharp jump in companies approaching them to redraft employment agreements, find loopholes, and enforce restrictions to address the issue of moonlighting. Some companies are even asking law firms to enable the practice with proper checks and balances, a report in Economic Times (ET) said. … Read more

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug slows cognitive decline in trial, firms say

An experimental Alzheimer’s drug slowed cognitive and functional decline by 27 per cent in a closely watched clinical trial, the sponsors of the medication said Wednesday, increasing the therapy’s chance for approval as soon as early next year. Japanese drugmaker Eisai and its American partner, Biogen, in a news release said the slowing of deterioration, … Read more

Winning Beyond 2022: A Midsize Firm’s Guide

Today’s workforce demands require all law firm leaders to take a more informed look at the profitability and future viability of their businesses. In this comprehensive eBook, our friends at SurePoint explore the specific issues facing law firms and legal professionals in midsize firms. Download it to learn: Key KPIs and client service metrics Ways … Read more

Chinese e-commerce firms enhance overseas warehouse network

Chinese logistics firms are beefing up efforts to invest in logistics infrastructure and launch overseas warehouses in a key step to bolster the development of cross-border e-commerce and ensure the stability of industrial and supply chains, industry experts said. JD Logistics, the logistics arm of Chinese e-commerce giant JD, said it plans to speed up … Read more

Cement firms’ profitability seen dipping 15% on input costs: Report

Despite a high double-digit demand growth, the profitability of cement companies is set to fall by 15 per cent because price hikes lag increase in production cost, according to a report. The report by rating agency Crisil, however, said that higher demand will cushion the credit outlook for the sector. Operating … Read more

E-com firms log 28% rise in orders in first 2 days of festive season: Study

E-commerce companies reported a 28 per cent growth in orders in the first two days of festival sales this year compared to the time in 2021, said a report. According to e-commerce technology firm Unicommerce, there was over 32 per cent year-over-year growth in festival order volumes for tier three cities and … Read more

PLI schemes should focus on firms making pharma products: Bharat Biotech

Production-linked incentive schemes should also focus on companies providing packaging materials and other services in addition to manufacturers of branded pharmaceutical items to reduce import dependence, according to Bharat Biotech Executive Director Sai Prasad. He also emphasised on shifting the focus towards innovative pharmaceuticals products in order to enhance the margins for … Read more