Notice Period under various labour and employment laws in India

Introduction The term ‘Notice Period’ refers to the time between the date of issuing of termination and the last working day of an employee. It refers to the number of days an employer is required to give advance notice to the employee who is proposed to be terminated. A notice of termination is a formal […]

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Draft National Data Governance Framework Policy: An effective means of governing data?

Introduction to the NDGFP The progressing modernization and rapidly growing technological advances in India call for the need of digitalization. With this in consideration, the Government of India (“Government”) aims to soon achieve the vision of a “Digital India” [1] As a way forward towards a Digital India, the next focus of the Government is […]

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Importance of a Lease Agreement: A Lessor’s Perspective

A. INTRODUCTION The concept of lease has existed from the late 14th century and today it is a vital concept for all businesses in the world. A lease is a legal agreement that allows a person to use certain property that doesn’t belong to them, for a specified period with specific conditions and for a […]

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Copyright Law in India

INTRODUCTION Copyright protects literary and artistic works of authorial creativity. It is an authorship-based right, but also protects entrepreneurial works such as broadcasts, sound recordings, films, and published editions of literary, dramatic, and musical works. The ambit of copyright protection extends to, but is not limited to works such as books, novels, movie scripts, paintings, […]

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Trademark Registration and Infringement

Introduction Trademarks are one of the various ways to protect your Intellectual Property. Intellectual Property constitute creations of human intellect. It can be referred to as a unique identity or expression. It could be a logo, design, literary work, artistic creation, sound, photograph, graphics or a combination of each/all of them. Such creations made from […]

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Compliances of a Privately Placed Debt Listed Company

Introduction:  A company issuing debt securities through private placement is required to comply with the provisions of section 42 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the Companies (Prospectus and Allotment of Securities) Rules, 2014.  A private company issuing debt securities through private placement may also get its securities listed on the stock exchange platform […]

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Removal of a Director Under the Companies Act, 2013

Introduction The directors of a Company are responsible for managing and looking after the day to day affairs of the Company. The shareholders are the owners of the Company and they appoint the directors to act as their representatives. The Companies Act, 2013 has clearly bifurcated the rights and responsibilities of the directors and shareholders.  […]

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General Aspects of Real Estate in India & Key Regulatory Framework

INTRODUCTION: “Real estate is an imperishable asset, ever increasing in value. It is the most solid security that human ingenuity has devised. It is the basis of all security and about the only indestructible security.”  The real estate industry is vast and diverse, with many verticals such as land, design/construction, development, investment, lending, and so […]

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Data Protection Bill, 2021: The Road Ahead

A. INTRODUCTION India is expanding as a digital economy and requires a powerful data protection law to safeguard the privacy of the stakeholders of the evolving economy. The Supreme Court in the famous case of Justice K.S. Puttaswamy v Union of India [1] passed a unanimous verdict affirming that Right to Privacy is a fundamental […]

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The Evolving Landscape and Challenges to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016: A Road Ahead for Resolution of Distressed Assets Amid Covid-19?

The IBC came in as landmark legislation and is one of the most dynamic laws of the country. The roller coaster journey of the Code since its enactment weighed on market-driven forces to balance the interest of all stakeholders. The Code was enacted with overriding powers under section 238 to nullify the applicability of all […]

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