Pledge Agreement does not constitute guarantee under section 126 of India Contract Act: Supreme Court

Case: Phoenix Arc Private Limited versus Ketulbhai Ramubhai Patel Introduction: Recently, the Honorable Supreme Court of India, in the case of Phoenix Arc Private Limited versus Ketulbhai Ramubhai Patel, had to decide whether a pledge agreement constitutes a guarantee under section...

Regulating Online Fantasy Sports Platforms – Recent Updates and Discussion Paper

The Indian gaming industry has received a significant boost after the widespread use of smartphones. While cricket is touted to be one of the most dominating games in the arena, games such as hockey, kabaddi, football, basketball, volleyball, and...

Regulation of Over the Top (OTT) Platforms – A Critical Analysis

Introduction Movies, web-series, podcasts, music, other curated online content through “Over the Top platforms” (“OTT”)  have emerged as a source of entertainment especially in these dire times of the COVID-19 pandemic. OTT platform streams media service, i.e., films, television, news,...

Understanding E-Contracts – Validity and Jurisdiction

During these unprecedented times of pandemic, e-contracts have become one of the most convenient methods to conclude business transactions. However, ambiguities around jurisdiction and the security of information in cyberspace are some of the challenges in the execution and large-scale adoption of e-contracts.

Analysing the Recent Supreme Court Ruling Regarding the Principles of Natural Justice

Introduction The principle of natural justice is derived from the word ‘Jus Natural’ of the Roman law and it is closely related to common law and moral principles but is not codified or derived from any statute or constitution. The three pillars...

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