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Blockchain and IPR: A Breakthrough Collaboration

Overview Law and technology are complementary to each other in the sense that, when a new technology is developed the law ensures the protection of it as an Intellectual Property (“IP”) asset similarly, at the time the law needs to...

The Dynamic Workplace in a Work From Home Era

Introduction The Prohibition of Sexual Harassment Act 2013 (“POSH”) was enacted to ensure safe working spaces for women and to build enabling work environments that respect the working woman’s right to equality of status and opportunity. Sexual harassment, as defined...

Global Trend in Private M&A

In 2019, worldwide Merger and Acquisition (“M&A”) activity switched down a gear although it changed into nonetheless the 1/3 most powerful year in a decade in terms of fee and transaction quantity. With macroeconomic issues which include persevering with...

Law of Damages and its Applicability

INTRODUCTION In law, the term “damages” refers to the compensation in monetary terms for a loss or an injury caused by the wrongful act of another. In other words, “damages” means the sum of money that the law imposes for...

Commonly Asked Questions About Non-Disclosure Agreements

What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)? A Non-Disclosure Agreement ("NDA") is a legally enforceable contract that establishes confidentiality between at least two parties mainly the owner of the confidential information and the recipient of that information. In short, if you...

An Overview of the Various Aviation Laws in India

Aviation law is the law which covers the entire domain of air travel, including cargo and passenger transportation, recreational flying, and airspace protocol. There are two sectors under the Aviation industry:– 1. Military: Aircraft flown by a nation's air force and...

Essentials for Drafting a Valid Will Explained

A Will is a legal instrument that permits a person, the testator to make decisions regarding the estate that how his estate will be managed and distributed after his death. It is a document in which a person specifies...

Frustration of Lease in COVID-19 Times

Introduction The year 2020 has been the most unexpected and the year of most unprecedented events in the history of the world. The COVID-19 pandemic, as declared by the World Health Organization (WHO), has caused several businesses to fall apart...

An insight into White-Collar Crime in India

Introduction The concept of white-collar crimes refers to a wide range of illegal acts committed by respectable people in various businesses establishing as part of their occupational roles. These kinds of crimes usually occur in large and complex organizations.  It...

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Understanding Contingent Contracts Under the Indian Contract Act

A contingent contract is a contract to do or not to do something, if some event, collateral to such contract, does or does not happen.
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Analysing the Central Vista Project: India’s New Parliament

The government will spend around Rs. 1000 Crore for the new parliament building, right in the center of India’s capital.

Explained: Farm Laws 2020 and its Effect on Indian Farmers

In the recent past, our government has come up with three different ordinances related to agriculture which has infuriated the farmers of our nation.

Job Post: Vacancy for Associate at Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited, Mumbai

Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited is looking to hire an Associate with 3-5 years of PQE from Media and Entertainment Industry, preferably with...

Analysing the Enforcement Of Foreign Arbitral Awards In Light Of the Vijay Karia Case

Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (Hereinafter “Act”) lays down the basis for setting aside arbitral awards made in domestic and foreign arbitrations held in India. Though international awards cannot be contested in India, the compliance of such awards in India may be validly challenged by the award debtor on the grounds set out in Section 48 of the Act. The grounds set under both these sections are almost similar, one of the grounds being that the arbitral award is found contrary to the “public policy of India”. The question of the constituent elements of “public policy” have been discussed in a number of cases, however, in a recent case of Vijay Karia & Ors. V. Prysmian Cavi E Sistemi Srl & Ors, the SC drew attention to this point viz-a-viz foreign award.