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On November 15, 2016, the Supreme Court delivered an important judgment in IDBI Trusteeship Services Limited v. Hubtown Ltd[1], a case involving investment in India by a foreign investor. While the main thrust of the judgment was on circumstances under...
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Christopher R Drahozal has come up with a paper titled "Empirical Findings on International Arbitration: An Overview". For those uninitiated, Drahozal has been writing a lot about empirical analysis in International Arbitration, including especially the book he co-edited with Richard W. Naimark...
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By Smitha Krishna PrasadThe Delhi High Court recently reversed a long standing order which implied that intermediaries such as social media platforms would be liable for third party content. Part I of this two-part series, discusses the background to the...
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by sflc_admin | January 7, 2017The 11th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held from 6th to 9th December, 2016 in Jalisco, Mexico, with the overall theme of “Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth”. The mandate for the IGF...
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In the absence of any limitation period prescribed in the statute, a reasonable period should be applicable for proceedings against non-deduction of tax for payments made to non-residents. Considering that the limitation period prescribed under s. 201(3) of the ITA...
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A public interest litigation petition has been filed before the Supreme Court of India for declaring the recommendations of the ‘Supreme Court Committee on Reforms in Cricket’ commonly known as Justice Lodha Committee as violative of article 12, 14 and...
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by sflc_admin | January 5, 2017SWAYAM, the national Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) project established by Ministry of Human Rights Development (MHRD), is a laudatory effort set to serve as a source for courses related to all fields from...
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by sflc_admin | January 5, 2017The development of Aadhaar over the years has opened a Pandora’s box of litigations against its various claims and processes that range on the spectrum from privacy rights to compulsory carrying of Aadhaar cards...
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“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittensBright copper kettles and warm woollen mittensBrown paper packages tied up with stringsThese are a few of my favourite things…”Hearing my niece practice this iconic song made me introspect on the year gone by....
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Pradeep Narula v. Granite Gate Properties - Consumer Complaint No. 315 of 2014 Dated 23rd August, 2016 Facts: Mr. Pradeep Narula (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Complainant’) booked a residential apartment with Granite Gate Properties (hereinafter referred to as the...
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The 11th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held earlier this month in Guadalajara, Mexico. Established as a result of the Tunis Agenda, the IGF provides a space for discussing issues relating to the internet, where stakeholders can engage on an...
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Why isn’t Narendra Modi suing Rahul Gandhi for defamation – if the charge is untrue? The Congress is the principal opposition party in the House of the People. Rahul Gandhi is its Vice-President. Three days ago, he made a highly damaging...
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This post discusses the Supreme Court’s order mandating playing of the national anthem in all movie theatres and the incongruities that emerge from it vis-à-vis freedom of expression. The post seeks to highlight the fundamental problem of making patriotism a...
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A recently published paper of this blawgger deals with failures in law making with focus on arbitration law in India. The abstract is provided below:The Statement of Objects and Reasons to the Arbitration & Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2015 placed substantial blame...
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India and Cyprus sign revised agreement for avoidance of double taxation with Cyprus. As per the revised agreement, India shall have the right to tax capital gains arising from the transfer of investments made on or after April 01, 2017....
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Conflict of interest illustrations in the Vth Schedule provide examples of situations that must be disclosed by an arbitrator. Such situations do not amount to disqualification unless there actually exist justifiable doubts as to independence and impartiality of the arbitrator...
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SINGLE REGISTRATION UNDER GST There are media reports that, the GST Council is contemplating the demand of certain service providers, including e-commerce players, for single registration under Simplified Registration Scheme, proposed to be prescribed under the draft Model GST law 1....
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Readers would be aware of the two-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court in Centrotrade (2006) 11 SCC 245:2006(3) Arb LR 201 (SC).) where SB Sinha, J. held a two-tiered tribunal invalid when the first tier was Indian and the second tier...
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Delhi High Court:  Reaffirms the criteria to deem a foreign arbitral award valid under section 44 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 and the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Awards, 1958. A contract containing an arbitration agreement must...
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In April 2016, two directives issued by two separate state governments in India made social media group administrators (‘administrators’) liable for content circulated by other members of the group. This came in the wake of a series of arrests in India for content posted...
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