Naveen Kumar LR
Blocking Sci-Hub and Libgen? – State Intervention for ‘Open Access Platforms’ Vis-a-Vis the Elsevier Ltd vs Alexandra Elbakyan Case
In a recent Delhi High Court petition, three major publishing houses- Elsevier Ltd., Wiley India Pvt. Ltd. and American Chemical Society, filed a petition for dynamic blocking of downloads from Sci-Hub and Libgen. They are open access websites which...
India’s International ‘Retrospective Taxation’ Regime Vis-a-Vis PCA Rulings in Vodafone and Cairn in 2020
The imposition of retrospective taxation of foreign companies doing business in India has been at the helm of controversy since the passage of the law in 2012. Several companies have approached domestic courts as well as the Permanent Court...
“Pro-Enforcement Bias” Towards Foreign Arbitral Awards Domestically, in light of Vijay Karia and Ors. V. Prysmian Cavi E Sistemi S.R.L and Ors.
International Arbitration faces challenges domestically due to unharmonized local laws for enforcement. Often it may occur that an award may be unenforceable or challenged on the grounds of non-enforceability due to varying laws. But a global attempt at harmonisation...