Hogan Lovells (JD Supra India)
COVID-19 – Implications for the Indo-German supply chains
India’s biggest export markets are the US and the EU. In particular Germany and India have an extensive trade history with bilateral trade amounting to Euros 21.9 billion in 2017-2018. Key sectors include IT, automotive, and especially pharma. Germany is one of the main buyers of Indian generics in the EU.
New insolvency and bankruptcy law creates opportunities for foreign investment in India
In 2016, the insolvency and bankruptcy landscape in India was radically overhauled by the introduction of the new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).
India's Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018: Charting the "Fourth Way"
India's Committee of Experts, under the chairmanship of Justice B.N. Srikrishna (the Srikrishna Committee), has submitted a draft Data Protection Bill (the Bill) for review by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. The Srikrishna Committee tabled the Bill alongside a report entitled "A Free and Fair Digital Economy – Protecting Privacy, Empowering Indians" (the committee report).
"Make in India" Initiative Extends to Medical Devices - India's New Medical Device Rules Are Now in Effect
In January 2017, India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released the long-awaited Medical Device Rules of 2017 (MDR 2017 or the Act), which took effect on January 1, 2018. Upon implementation, this regulation replaced the existing Drugs and Cosmetics Act (DCA). Please see full Publication below for more information.