Covid-19 and Payment of Wages

During this situation of outbreak of Covid-19, we have been approached with many clients raising queries in relation to payment of salaries/wages to their employees, where there are low or rather no revenue generation in the company as there are no operations in the company due to the lock-down announced by the Government of India. […]

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Share Purchase Agreement- Selling Shareholders Safeguards

A. INTRODUCTION: A Share Purchase Agreement (“SPA”) is a business contract which sets out the terms and conditions with respect to the purchase and sale of shares of a company. This agreement is entered into between the seller, the company and the purchaser of the shares of the company. An SPA is considered to be […]

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Covid-19-Effects on Lease

Amidst the outbreak of Covid-19 and its consequential countrywide lockdown, shutting down majority of the commercial, industrial and retail activities, the much forgotten ‘Force Majeure’ clause in contracts and leases is now receiving close scrutiny. In simple terms, ‘Force Majeure’ events relieve a party from performance of its contractual obligations, without any consequential breach of […]

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Epidemic Diseases And Disaster Management During The Prevalence Of Covid-19

A. INTRODUCTION: In an era in which, the prevalence of non-communicable diseases is on the rise, there exists a significant percentage of communicable diseases which contribute to the widespread diseases in India. Apart from various biological and behavioural public health interventions, there is a need to closely monitor and use the legal mechanisms to contain […]

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Regulatory Overview for Routes to Charity in India

Charitable organization is an organization which has been established for charitable purpose. Under the existing laws, charitable activities can be carried out by all types of legal entities in India, however structure or management is not the essence of a charitable organisation, rather it is the objective which distinguishes a charitable organization from a commercial […]

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COVID 19, Cricket & its Learnings for Start-up and Businesses

Covid 19 arrived, the world has stopped and everyone watched with disbelief as it spread to every corner of the globe. As people need to stay indoors and away from each other, the challenges startups face, particularly the ones with a high physical component, are only increasing. As countries, in a confused movement, try to fight […]

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Labour Laws and its Applicability in Karnataka

A. INTRODUCTION: Labour law, which is also in general parlance referred to as human resource law, is an assortment and body of laws which addresses the legitimate privileges of, and limitations on, working individuals and their associations. All things considered, it intercedes and mediates the connection between the employees, workers, unions, managers and representatives of […]

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E-Health- Laws and Regulations

A. INTRODUCTION: According to the World Health Organization, e-Health is the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for health[1]. In this era, when the globe is moving towards digital services in various sectors, India has taken its initiation to move towards digital India. In today’s era, e-services and social networking platform is a need, […]

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Non-Compete Clause in Contracts- An Insight

A. INTRODUCTION: A non-compete clause under the contractual laws can be included in various agreements between two parties whereby one party undertakes and gives his acceptance to the other party or may be in some cases both parties undertake and gives acceptance to certain conditions which is very vital and needs protection from a business […]

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General Meeting through Video Conferencing under Companies Act, 2013 on account of threat posed by COVID-19

In view of the current extraordinary circumstances due to pandemic caused by COVID-19 prevailing in the country requiring social distancing, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has issued clarification vide General Circular No. 14/2020 dated 08th April, 2020 http://mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/Circular14_08042020.pdf relaxing the provisions of physical presence of the members in a meeting for passing the ordinary and […]

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