Itís been a great 2007 for us and we at NDLO South usher in
the New Year with good wishes for you. We pray for peace,
prosperity, health and good cheer for all our friends,
clients, patrons, benefactors and colleagues.
In our TOPICAL section, in bringing you
Scary Monsters, we return
again to the topic of Private Equity contracts and pick up
two favorite Promoter boogiemen: external nominee directors
with scary agendas and international arbitrations with
investors who have deep pockets.
Next, in our CURRENT LAW section, yet again we return to the
problem of false criminal cases in
Quashing Questionable Crimes.
This time, we are happy to report that the Calcutta High
Court has taken a quite different view from recent trends
that abandon the falsely accused to onerous criminal
Finally, in our LAW NEWS
section, we pick up on the tribulations of a recently
retired Chief Justice of India in
examine the question whether calling a retired judge corrupt
constitutes a contempt of court.
We still have no workshop announcements. We should be back
with our workshops before summer.