International Insurance Law & Regulation – India Chapter

January 6, 2020

The Indian insurance industry emerged in the 19th century with the establishment of the Oriental Life Insurance Company, a British firm, in Calcutta. However, this company discriminated between the lives of foreigners and Indians, with higher premiums being charged for the latter. It was only in 1870 that Bombay Mutual Life Assurance Society covered lives of Indians at normal rates.

For more information, please download International Insurance Law & Regulation – India Chapter.


ADWA Asia Investment Guide – India Chapter (German only)

August 14, 2021

The "Alliance of German Business Lawyers in Asia" (ADWA; just published the most up-to-date investment guide on legal issues in the eight most important markets in Asia (China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam); it is available online for interested companies and consultants from German-speaking countries.

On 225 pages, seven experienced business lawyers, who have long been resident and are very familiar with “their” respective countries, present the key legal conditions in a clearly structured manner. In addition to explanations of the basic legal structures of the respective countries, you will also find details on company law and investment opportunities, not to forget insights in the various business cultures. The publication is aimed at entrepreneurs from the D-A-CH region (i.e., Germany-Austria-Switzerland, according to their international acronyms) and is intended to enable interested readers to obtain some first impression of the country-specific legal characteristics.

The India chapter has been penned by Dr. Joerg Schendel of the German Desk of Suman Khaitan & Co., based on the work of the whole team.

The India chapter downloaded here: India Chapter.

The full Asia Investment Guide accessed here: India Chapter