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Timelines for Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process - The 2019 amendments and their ambiguities

August 16 2019

In recent times, there have been multiple instances of delay in completion of the corporate insolvency resolution process ("CIRP


A step towards strengthening institutional arbitration in India - New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Act, 2019

August 08 2019

With a view to promote institutional arbitration and to make India a destination for conducting international arbitration, a new bill was introduced and has been passed by both the Houses

Securities Laws

Roles and responsibilities of Compliance Officers under SEBI regulations

August 08 2019

Business environment in India has undergone a sea-change in the past decade. Increased emphasis on values such as accountability, transparency, risk management has led to integrat

Securities Laws

SEBI approves shares with differential voting rights - A welcome move

August 08 2019

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) in its Board meeting dated 27th June, has approved a framework for issuance of shares with differential voting rights (&ldqu

International Trade & WTO

Anti-dumping duty on imports of certain rubber chemicals - A Catch-22 situation for Designated Authority

July 26 2019

Anti-dumping duty on the imports of certain rubber chemicals from China PR and Korea RP was originally recommended by the Designated Authority vide final findings dated 1st October 2008

Competition Law

Controlling price of supply down the ladder: An antitrust breakdown

July 24 2019

By Charanya Lakshmikumaran & Puneeth Ganapathy Pricing of goods or services, by corporates, is typically a fine balance, among other factors, between the brand image and competition. To this effect, manufacturers and producers often try to contr

Goods and Services Tax

Coverage of redemption fine under Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme

July 23 2019

After introducing the National Tax Litigation Policy to reduce the litigation from the Central Government side by prescribing monetary limits upto which the Government restricted filing of appeals before each appellate autho

Goods and Services Tax

Better late than never – A sigh of relief for real estate developers

July 23 2019

The real estate industry has witnessed high litigation rate, considering the number of indirect taxes payable by the sector prior to GST. Prior to GST, a real estate developer was required to pay various taxes including Ser

Direct Tax

Tax Incentives for Affordable Housing: An Analysis

July 22 2019

By Tanmay Bhatnagar In her Budget speech, the Finance Minister spoke about the Government’s goal of achieving the objective of “Housing for All” by 2022. In pursuance of the same, the Gover

Intellectual Property Rights

Contradiction & consensus: Mode of infringement of a cinematograph film

July 19 2019

By Saksham Garg Introduction In MRF Limited v. Metro Tyres Limited,[Endnote 1] many important issues of law arose before the Delhi High Court regar

Corporate Advisory

Liquidation preference - Relevance in private companies

July 12 2019

By Priyanshi Singhal In Indian law, manner of distribution of funds in case of liquidation or winding up is prescribed under the Companies Act, 2013 (Act) [See End Note 1] and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Code),[S

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