One of India's highest courts has banned foreign law firms from all forms of practice in India, a major victory for a trade group of Indian lawyers and a defeat for global firms that opened liaison offices in India during a brief window in the 1990s, according to the blog Legally India. Representatives of the three firms immediately affected by the ruling -- Ashurst, White & Case and Chadbourne & Parke -- have confirmed the nature of the decision and said they are reviewing its implications.
India Shuts Its Doors on Foreign Firms
The American Lawyer
December 16, 2009