American Bar Association
Section of International Law: India Committee

Section of International Law:
India Committee

Upcoming Events at the Spring 2017 Meeting


The India Committee is pleased and honored to host a visiting delegation to the ABA during the Spring 2017 meeting, led by DR. LALIT BHASIN, President of The Bar Association of India and of the Society of Indian Law firms, and MR. PRASHANT KUMAR, President-elect of the Bar Association of India .

In addition to meeting with top ABA and Section of International Law leadership, the delegation will participate in a one-day conference hosted by the India Committee on Saturday, April 29, 2017, entitled EMERGING LEGAL CHALLENGES IN THE UNITED STATES AND INDIA.

The India Committee is also pleased to announce that its past Co-Chair, PRITI SURI, is to be honored at a luncheon at the conference on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 12:45 p.m. Ms. Suri will be awarded the Mayre Rasmussen Award for the Advancement of Women in International Law for her role as a mentor and in opening doors for women and women lawyers in India.

Committee Publication - India Law News

India Law News, recipient of the Section of International Law's Award for Outstanding Committee Newsletter of 2014, is published three-to-four times a year. We are currently accepting articles for the upcoming editions of the India Law News. Please contact the editor-in-chief for more information.

Submission Deadlines:

The India Law News is published three-to-four times a year.

Fall Issue: August 1; Winter Issue: November 1; Spring Issue: February 1; Summer Issue: May 1

All deadlines are final and will not be extended, save any compelling circumstances determined by the Editorial Board.

Author guidelines are available by clicking here: India Committee Newsletter Author Guidelines. All submissions should be directed to:


Ashish S. Joshi,
Lorandos Joshi, Ann Arbor, MI


Poorvi Chothani,
LawQuest, Mumbai, India

Aseem Chawla,
MPC Legal, New Delhi, India

Farrell A. Brody,
Chaffetz Lindsey, LLP, New York, NY

Sylvana Q. Sinha,
Independent Practitioner and Consultant

Daniel Hantman,
Much Shelist, P.C., Chicago, IL

About the Committee

The India Committee is a forum for Section members who have an interest in India legal, regulatory and policy matters, both in the private and public international law spheres. The Committee facilitates information sharing, analysis, and review on these matters, with a focus on the evolving India-U.S. relationship. Key objectives include facilitation of trade and investment in the private domain, while concurrently supporting democratic institutions in the public domain. The Committee believes in creating links and understanding between the legal fraternity, bar associations, law students, business organizations in India and the US, as well as other countries, in an effort to support the global Rule of Law.

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Bharadwaj, Kritika
Blank, Jonathan
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Chawla, Aseem
Chothani, Poorvi
Jain, Jaipat
Joshi, Ashish
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Mohan, Kavita
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Newsletter - INDIA LAW NEWS

Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Fordham 12th Annual Conference on Arbitration and Mediation


    The event will be held on 11/16/2017 - 11/17/2017. The format is In-Person. The event sponsor(s) are Section of International Law. The event has 0.00 CLE Credits .

    Employment Law World Tour: Employment Law in Nigeria


    The SIL Employment Committee is embarking on a World Tour of employment law! Our members have volunteered to share their expertise on employment law in their jurisdictions through quick, focused teleconferences that will occur on a regular basis during the 2017/18 season. The teleconferences will follow ...

    9th Annual Moscow Conference on the Resolution of International Business Disputes


    The ABA Section of International Law is partnering with Russian Arbitration Association to host its 9th Annual Confernece on The Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes. We will be handling all credit card payment registrations denominated in USD. If you would like to pay in Rubles or by wire, please ...

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Committee Programs

The India Committee organizes a variety of committee programs focused on Law and India. Program audio and materials are available by clicking the link "more"

India Online Resources

Modified by Bhalinder Rikhye on April 9, 2017

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