• Budget 2017: Adequate Wind beneath the Wings of Start-ups?

    February 22, 2017 | Prashant Kataria

    While there have been sops and benefits provided to start-ups by the Government since the formal launch of the Startup India initiative in 2016, there have been a bevy of demands and requests from the industry to increase and better streamline the benefits and assistance. It is during the recent Budget announced in February 2017
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  • Betting on the jockey

    February 16, 2017 | Vishal Achanta

    “Bet on the jockey, not the horse” goes the adage; it highlights a key aspect of early-stage investing – people (read: key employees of a company), and their ideas/execution capabilities are as important as ‘product’. It follows that preserving the value brought in by ‘people’ is vital for early stage companies and investors in such
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  • Celebrating an Amazing Decade of The Lexygen Experience!

    June 1, 2016 | Vijay Sambamurthi

    Dear Clients, Lexygenians, Friends, Well-wishers and Critics of Lexygen, I’m very happy and proud to have the privilege of writing this post on behalf of everyone at Lexygen, for today marks a big day in the fascinating journey of our firm! This dream called Lexygen was born this very day ten years ago, after countless
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  • Takeover Code & Exemptions for Debt Restructuring

    May 19, 2016 | Vishal Achanta

    Recently, there has been a spike in the number of ‘bad loans’ in the Indian banking system, in response to which the banking regulator put in place a debt restructuring framework called the Strategic Debt Restructuring (“SDR”) scheme enabling lenders to take control of defaulting corporate borrowers. Two other schemes for debt restructuring are also
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