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Partner in the Disputes, Regulatory, Advocacy and Policy Practice at the Mumbai office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Faraz has significant experience in the areas of commercial litigation and investment dispute arbitrations. He regularly advises multinational corporations and financial institutions in a wide range of contentious disputes including investigations, litigation and regulatory enforcement proceedings in India. Faraz also has considerable expertise in telecom disputes, white-collar, forensic and corporate espionage investigations. He can be reached at faraz.sagar@cyrilshroff.com

 

EU’s Anti-Corruption Package: Insights and Recommendations for Indian Businesses

Corruption and bribery[1] are often a cross-border phenomena. Accordingly, since the early 1990s, various countries around the world have joined global efforts to combat corruption collectively. Recently, European Union (“EU”) policymakers have decided to take that combat to the next level, increasing the collaboration between European Member States, and by harmonizing the European anti-bribery regime.Continue Reading EU’s Anti-Corruption Package: Insights and Recommendations for Indian Businesses

The Turning Tides of US Sanctions: India Caught in the Middle

Secondary Sanctions & Countermeasures

The recent escalation of United States (“US”) sanctions against Russia seems to have significant consequences for the Indian market. India has strong economic relationships with both the countries. At the moment, however, India seems to be caught between a ‘rock and a hard place’.[1] The country finds itself in a tricky minefield and it has to now balance its financial interests, along with its obligations to the international community.Continue Reading The Turning Tides of US Sanctions: India Caught in the Middle

PMLA SECOND AMENDMENT RULES, 2023: PLUGGING THE LOOPHOLE

The Ministry of Finance issued a notification on September 04, 2023, to amend the Prevention of Money Laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules, 2005 (“Rules”), to enhance clarity and stringency of money laundering prevention efforts. The amendment seeks to ensure stricter compliance by reporting authorities to keep a check on money laundering and terror financing.Continue Reading PMLA Second Amendment Rules, 2023: Plugging The Loophole