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Impact on Statutory Time Limits for Passing an Award on Account of COVID-19 Pandemic

The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015 brought about a serious overhaul to the justice delivery system through arbitration. Out of the number of significant amendments introduced, two very important provisions that were incorporated were Section 29A and Section...

Compensation for Delay in Possession Cases in Real Estate: Sushma Buildtech Ltd. v. Jagsukhbir Kaur, 2020

The First Appeal was preferred by the Appellant (Sushma Buildtech Ltd.) against the order dated 05.03.2020, passed by the Hon'ble State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Punjab, wherein the Complainant was granted interest @ 9% p.a. on the amount invested...

Supreme Court Ruling on the Registration of Lease Deed and its Impact Post COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the existing ‘rent/lease deed’ agreements have assumed greater importance for both landlords and tenants. COVID-19 and the lockdown have extreme implications for businesses across the globe and is impacting contractual relationships. In the light of...

COVID-19: Trade Credit Insurance During Quarantined Trade

Background Over the years, a multitude of changes in the economy has increased the need for trade credit and enhanced the scope for the credit insurance sector, manifold. Particularly, Micro, Small, Medium enterprises have started largely relying on this model...

Counterfeiting and Infringement of Intellectual Property Rights: A Threat During COVID-19

With the COVID-19 outbreak, counterfeiting of products and infringement of intellectual property rights has been on an alarming rise at both national as well as international trade level. The COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown imposed by the governments have...

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...

Demystifying the Limitation Period for Enforcing a Foreign Award in India

Introduction Divergent views were expressed by different High Courts on the issue of the limitation period for enforcing foreign awards. Until recently, the law on the limitation period for filing a petition seeking enforcement of a foreign award under the Arbitration...

Farm Bills and Their Impact on Jammu & Kashmir

The much talked about monsoon session of the Parliament culminated recently but not without controversies, sloganeering, and demonstrations. Apart from various other bills that saw the light of the day, the three key farm bills namely Farmers' Produce Trade...

Looking Back on Article 3 During Changing Regulations in the Mining Sector

After the extension of the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019 which abrogated Article 370 of the Constitution of India, a lot of speculations were made on the fate of J&K, whereas the current regime at Center saw the...

Stirring the embers of ‘Make in India’: Amendment of the Public Procurement Order, 2017

"Come make in India. Sell anywhere but Make in India"! An initiative by PM, Narendra Modi to increase investment and product manufacturing, got a boost by the recent amendment of the Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order,...

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