In an endeavor to constantly update clients with the latest developments, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan is engaged in publication of various knowledge enrichment materials regularly. These publications can be categorized into Articles, Newsletters and Handbooks.
Articles intend to briefly discuss important issues making the headlines at a particular point of time. They provide a platform for healthy debate by not only presenting issues objectively but also raising questions that remain to be answered. Besides commenting on the recently introduced measures and those round the corner, articles also include case notes on certain orders and judgments of judicial and quasi-judicial fora which have wider application.
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan brings out four e-newsletters every month in English and one in Chinese. Newsletters are practice-specific and they have been nomenclature accordingly. "Tax Amicus" covers changes and developments in the fields of Central Excise duty, Customs duty, Service Tax, VAT and Income Tax. "International Trade Amicus" covers actions by and against India and China under trade remedy laws such as Anti-dumping duty, Safeguard duty and Countervailing duty and also includes news relating to WTO and FTAs. The Chinese version of this newsletter provides insights on trade remedy actions specific to China. News and updates relating to Intellectual Property Laws relating to Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, GI and Plant Variety Protection are covered under "IPR Amicus". "Corporate Amicus" discusses developments under various Corporate laws including Competition law, SEBI, Arbitration, etc.
Handbooks are concise summaries of the law on a particular current topic. These are handy booklets released from time to time to guide industry in understanding a particular aspect of law providing compliance procedures, with the help of case studies, live examples, et al.