Being a global economic powerhouse, and in the interest of integrating with the global business community, Indian laws have repeatedly been amended to keep the country at par with legal regimes in other leading commercial law jurisdictions. Arbitration as a method of alternative dispute resolution has been around for a long time. The Arbitration and... Continue Reading.
Evolution of Adoption The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children), 2015 defines adoption as the process through which the adopted child is permanently separated from his biological parents and becomes the lawful child of his adoptive parents with all the rights, privileges and responsibilities that are attached to a biological child. Adoption is derived... Continue Reading.
[Prachi Gupta is a fourth-year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) student at the Institute of Law, Nirma University] On 1 March 2021, the Supreme Court in the case of P. Mohanraj v. Shah Brothers Ispat Pvt. Ltd. has put an end to a much-debated topic of applicability of moratorium under section 14 of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code,... Continue Reading.
What Is The Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2021 About? What Is The Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2021 About? The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2021 gained parliamentary assent on March 10, 2021, and is deemed to have come into force on November 4, 2020. The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha in... Continue Reading.
Introduction An agreement enforceable by law becomes a contract. A contract involves both rights and obligations because a contract is an agreement enforceable by law. An agreement involves promises from both sides, and thus, there is the creation of both rights and obligations. For instance, X promises to sell his car to Y, and Y... Continue Reading.
Karthik BM returns to JSA roots in Bangalore IndusLaw Bangalore-based partner Karthik B M has rejoined J Sagar Associates (JSA) as a partner from today. “He will be based out of Bengaluru and Vivek K Chandy – joint managing partner at JSA, will be his mentoring partner”, the firm said in a statement, adding: “We... Continue Reading.
Kerala High Court: Recovery proceedings against Poothrikka Bank At Halt until IT Commissioner Disposes of Pending Appeal The Kerala High Court (HC) in the case titled Poothrikka Service Co-Operative Bank (Petitioner) v. Income Tax Officer & Ors. (Respondents) suspended the recovery proceedings against the petitioner until the Income Tax Commissioner disposes of the pending appeal.... Continue Reading.
SAM Partner Roshan Thomas to join Byju’s as Group General Counsel Roshan Thomas – the Bengaluru based Partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM & CO.) is quitting the Firm to adorn the role of Group General Counsel at Byju’s. SAM Partners – Prateek Lala and Arjun Perikal (along with the rest of the team at... Continue Reading.
Gaurav Singhi joins Argus from CAM Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai partner Gaurav Singhi has joined Argus Partners as a partner. He specialises in private equity, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital investments and also has litigation experience from the early days of his career, according to Argus’ press release yesterday. “We look forward to Gaurav... Continue Reading.
A group of MBBS doctors have approached the Supreme Court, citing severe apprehensions of COVID-19 infection amidst the second wave of the epidemic, demanding the postponement of NEET-PG examinations to be held on 18 April. The plea states that forcing doctors treating COVID-19 patients on a daily basis to appear in a physical examination would... Continue Reading.