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The Courtroom

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The Courtroom on Bloomberg TV India is your weekly guide to the courtrooms of the country. The show brings you news from the legal arena along with in-depth analysis and thought-provoking insights from the country's legal eagles.

July 1: In a bid to create a participative, transparent and responsive governance structure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the ambitious 'Digital India' programme today. Nazia Iqbal gets us more details on this

May 9: K.P. Krishnan, DG & Additional Secretary, Department Of Economic Affairs, says that the Indian Finance Code needs to be rewritten. In a panel discussion with Vivek Law, Krishnan, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy’s Ajay Shah and Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, discuss in detail the laws safeguarding the financial sector and the new Companies Act.

May 9: Justice A.K. Sikri, Supreme Court & Former Chief Justice, Punjab & Haryana High Court, says that a critical analysis of the new Companies Act provisions has still not begun. “Many provisions of new Companies Act need change,” he adds. Stating that one cannot put entire blame for delay in insolvency cases on judiciary, Justice Sikri tells Vivek Law that judiciary seeks just & fair resolution of any dispute.

January 8: A day after filing the first chargesheet in the NSEL scam, the Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai Police has now turned the heat on leading brokerages. The Mumbai EOW has issued summons to directors and officials of 28 brokerage firms in order to expedite its investigations into the scam. Bloomberg TV India brings you the exclusive updates on this developing story.

January 8: There will soon be clarity on premium payments for highway projects. Bloomberg TV India learns that the C Rangarajan Committee, which had been tasked with formulating the guidelines, is ready with its report. We give you the exclusive details on the recommendations in this report, which will be submitted to the finance ministry in the next 48 hours after which the CCEA will have to clear it.

December 19: Anand Desai, Managing Partner, DSK Legal, says that companies are increasingly trying to get out of the debt crisis. Further he adds that the companies’ exposure to commercial issues is more now.

December 19: “Recently, we have seen an increase in the courts pulling up errant companies and promoters,” says, Anand Desai, Managing Partner, DSK Legal. Further, he adds that the language of these judgements have also been strong.

December 19: How is the legal fraternity reacting to the spate of orders from the courts with scathing observations for what it sees as errant promoters and companies? Bloomberg TV India finds out if this is being seen as a result of investors increasingly approaching the courts.

December 19: There have been a spate of orders from the courts with scathing observations for what it sees as errant promoters and companies. Bloomberg TV India’s Avantika Gode gets you the details of the most recent Zenith winding up petition and also shares the details of the orders passed against Videcon and Majestic Infracon.

December 19: Rukshad Davar, Partner, Majmudar & Partners, says that as the promoters are being hauled by courts, it is sending a positive message to investors.