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Monday, July 9, 2001

Legalpundits ties up with banks

LEGALPUNDITS International Services (LIS), has tied up with three financial giants, HDFC Bank, Citibank and ING Investment Management. This is the first time these leading private sector institutions have formed an alliance with an online knowledge and services company. LIS’ UK and US-based venture capitalists had instantly realised the Web site’s utility to Indians living oceans away. Last month, Citibank offered this service to 15,000 of its NRI customers through a special offer that was well received. NRIs and foreign companies from 26 countries who have investment interests in India use LIS daily.


These countries span from Japan, Malaysia, Guinea, Tanzania, Australia to the US, UK and Belgium.The company already has an agreement with India’s leading private sector bank, HDFC Bank, wherein all HDFC Bank customers can utilise the services offered by LIS at special rates.From June, ING Investment Management India Pvt Ltd has started offering value added legal services to all its 35,000 customers in the form of subscriptions to www.legalpundits.com’. ING Group’s constituent, ING Bank, is Europe’s largest bank.LIS has an exclusive alliance with India Construction as well as close alliances with Tata Housing’s internet ventures, Propmart Technologies, Dubai-based NRI Network Corporation & Expatsite.com and Realestatemumbai.com.

A strong and dedicated team drawn from the fields of law, industry, banking, economics, technology and marketing backs Legalpundits, including 40 students from the National Law School in Bangalore, Government Law College, Mumbai and ILS, Pune. — TNS