Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (L&S)律师事务所擅长于税收法、国际贸易法、知识产权法和公司法。L&S团队由富有经验的律师、研究生和来自科学、技术、商业和法律等不同领域的专业人员组成。
L&S律师事务所成立于1985年，目前在新德里、孟买、班加罗尔、金奈、海德拉巴、艾哈迈达巴德、普纳、加尔各答 和 昌迪加尔。我们的欧洲分所坐落于日内瓦。事务所由V. Lakshmi Kumaran先生及其兄弟V. Sridharan 先生一同创立。
It is predicted that India would in the near future become the second largest trading nation in the world. Trade in goods and services has been very buoyant in India and would continue to be so in the future too. Providing complete and full services to trading clients including regular advise to trading companies (international as well as domestic) on the implications of various laws impa...
26th September, 2013
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) has, on 20-9-2013, determined finally that U.S. industry is neither materially injured nor threatened with material injury by imports of frozen warm water shrimp from India. The order covers import of such goods from China, Ecuador, Malaysia and Vietnam also. The Department of Commerce will not, therefore, issue ord...
By Greetika Francis
The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) negotiations were concluded in 2013, and the Agreement is set to come into force, in terms of Article X:3 of the Marrakesh Agreement, upon domestic ratification by two-thirds of the WTO membership, i.e., by 110 members. Nepal recently became the 108th member to ratify the TFA, setting off...
The United States maintains a licensing mechanism known as the Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (hereinafter referred to as the ‘SIMA’) System. As per the system, any business importing steel mill products covered under the licensing program is required to procure a license. This includes importers, importing agents or brokers. Th...
By Manoj Gupta & Subhashree R
As a top merchandise trader, just behind China [see end note1], the USA is a huge import destination and a frequent user of the Anti-dumping instrument, USA is not new to innovations in AD laws and has already been through the Bryd Amendment which sought to distribute the revenue from AD levies among pet...
By T.D. Satish
Even though the mechanism set up by India in applying the provisions of Article XIX of GATT and Agreement on Safeguards (AOS) in India through its domestic safeguard provisions [see end note 1] satisfy the basic requirements required for its implementation, however, when compared to other countries, there remain a lot of procedural loop-holes still to be filled in to make the s...
The Panel composed by Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (Panel) in United States – Countervailing Measures on certain Hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from India released its report on 14-7-2014. The dispute was filed by India in 2012 and it relates to WTO compatibility of the United States' law pertaining to countervailing duty investigation as well as CVD measures i...
By Lakshmi Neelakantan
Among the pillars of the modern trading system that developed due to the genesis of GATT/WTO, principle of National Treatment is arguably one of the most significant. It is often regarded as a cornerstone of the GATT/WTO regime and is present in many of the agreements under the WTO, including the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), the Agreement on T...
International Trademark Association (INTA) will be organising its 138th Annual Meeting from 21st to 25th May 2016, in Orlando, Florida.
This conference will have sessions to discuss certain topics like International Trademark Law and Practice and Anticounterfeiting Solutions for Brand Owners.
Some of other topics which will be deliberated upon include:
3 June, 2015, Geneva
Seasoned and experienced professionals of Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan and Oberson Avocats will discuss various aspects of doing business in India.
The two firms will provide guidance on specific issues such as addressing key tax and regulatory issues arising in India for companies with existing operations, issues under India - Swiss Tr...
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