Tata vs Mistry: The final countdown of India's biggest corporate battle

When the Supreme Court begins hearing petitions filed by the Tata Sons and the Mistry family from this month, it will decide not only the legacy of Tata group patriarch, Ratan Tata, 82, and the rights of minority shareholders but also the bruised egos of two top business families. Also at stake is the veto power enjoyed by Tata charitable trusts in the affairs of Tata Sons and, of course, Rs 6 trillion of assets held by the Tata group, the country’s largest corporate group. The four-year-old battle between the friends-turned-foes started when Cyrus Mistry, 52, the younger son.....

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