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INSOLVENCY AND ARBITRATION

Author – Shikha Chandlekar Two Paths, Two Proceedings – An Interpretation Web of Arbitration and Insolvency In India, the relationship between Insolvency and Arbitration is quite contrasting as insolvency aims to centralize all the proceedings against a debtor to one jurisdiction hence giving proceedings in rem effect and thereby creating third party rights whereas arbitration

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LEGAL ISSUES WITH THE FRANCHISED BUSINESSES

LEGAL ISSUES WITH THE FRANCHISED BUSINESSES   This article discusses the most common legal issues faced by Franchised Businesses in India. Author – Charmie Africawala A.  Introduction to Franchise Business A franchise business is one that is owned by an individual or group of owners (“Franchisee”) and offers a good or service that is branded

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SUMMARY SUIT UNDER ORDER 37 OF THE CPC, 1908

SUMMARY SUIT UNDER ORDER 37 OF THE CPC, 1908 This article discusses the law and process behind filing of summary suits under Order XXXVII of the Civil Procedure Code of India. Author – Jahnvi Shah A Summary Suit is a unique fast track mechanism for effectively enforcing a legal right since in these suits the

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CONTRACTS AND E-CONTRACTS IN THE INDIAN ECOSYSTEM

CONTRACTS AND E-CONTRACTS IN THE INDIAN ECOSYSTEM   This article discusses the law surrounding general and business contracts in India and their evolution With the increasing evolution in nature of business in India, it has become more than pertinent to ensure that business interests and relationships are legally protected by all the parties involved. To

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DISHONOUR OF CHEQUE AND ITS LEGAL PROVISIONS IN INDIA

DISHONOUR OF CHEQUE AND ITS LEGAL PROVISIONS IN INDIA   This article discusses the law and jurisprudence around dishonour of cheques in India Author – Shikha Chandlekar Before we begin our discussion, it’s important to understand that what is a cheque and where does it draw its powers from. The cheque is a negotiable instrument

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RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN INDIA

RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN INDIA This article lists out some important laws which preserve the rights of women in India 1. RIGHT TO EQUAL PAY The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 is a gender-neutral legislation which says that both men and women are entitled to the same salary for the same work. It ensures that men

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GST ON OCEAN FREIGHT

GST ON OCEAN FREIGHT (M/S MOHIT MINERAL VS. UNION OF INDIA) Author – Charmie Africawala This article discusses the jurisprudence around application of GST on ocean freight with regards to the recent Supreme Court judgment in the case of M/S Mohit Mineral Vs. Union Of India, and refund of the IGST amount already paid by

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THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INTERMEDIARY GUIDELINES AND DIGITAL MEDIA ETHICS CODE)RULES, 2021

THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INTERMEDIARY GUIDELINES AND DIGITAL MEDIA ETHICS CODE) RULES, 2021 Author – Jahnvi Shah             This article throws light on the new IT Rules of 2021 vis-à-vis the IT Rules of 2011 The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) has formulated a new Information Technology Rules 2021 (“IT Rules, 2021”) to abolish

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MEDIATION – A DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESS

MEDIATION – A DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESS Author- Shikha Chandlekar This article discusses the importance of Mediation as a dispute resolution mechanism vis-à-vis the Mediation Bill, 2021 and its impact. Disputes are inescapable in every business and every dispute has three facet- people, process and problem. To have a dispute is not an issue but the

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