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International Trade & WTO

One by one, till there are none: The continuing saga of the Appellate Body

June 21 2019

Since the WTO’s formation in 1995, the WTO’s Appellate Body has stood as a vanguard of justice to ensure a rules-based system of dispute settlement as against a power-based system that prevailed in the GATT days.

International Trade & WTO

One by one, till there are none: The continuing saga of the Appellate Body

June 21 2019

By Jayant Raghu Ram Introduction Since the WTO’s formation in 1995, the Since the WTO’s Appellate

Intellectual Property Rights

Design protection - Mere placement of few different straps, holes or claims on certain combination of colours not enough

June 17 2019

By Ashna Pruthi A Single Judge of the Delhi High Court vide its interim order dated May 06, 2019 in the case of Relaxo Footwears Limited v. Aqualite India Ltd. & Anr. [See Endnote 1]&n

Corporate Advisory

Whether recovery proceedings for a debt pertaining to a period prior to approval of resolution plan can be initiated against corporate debtor?

June 10 2019

It is now a settled position that the prime objective of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“IBC”) is resolution or revival of the Corporate Debtor; followed by maximising the value of the assets of the Corporate Debtor; and lastly to promote entrepreneurship and availability of credit.

Corporate Advisory

Effect of an unstamped agreement containing an arbitration clause

June 10 2019

Recently, the Supreme Court in Garware Wall Ropes Ltd. v. Coastal Marine Constructions & Engineering Ltd.

Corporate Advisory

Class Action Suits under Companies Law – A Reality?

June 10 2019

The viability of class action suits under company law in India has been a cause for much debate, ever since Section 245 of the Companies Act, 2013 (“Act”) got notified on 1st June, 2016.

Arbitration

Effect of an unstamped agreement containing an arbitration clause

June 06 2019

By Siddharth Agrawal and Himanshu Setia Recently, the Supreme Court in Garware Wall Ropes Ltd. v. Coastal Marine Constructions & Engineering Ltd. [2019 SCC Online SC 515; Civil Ap

Corporate Advisory

Class Action Suits under Companies Law – A Reality?

June 06 2019

By Manasa Tantravahi Introduction The viability of class action suits under company law in India has been a cause for much debate, ever since Section 245 of the Companies

Insolvency

Whether recovery proceedings for a debt pertaining to a period prior to approval of resolution plan can be initiated against corporate debtor?

June 06 2019

By Ankit Parhar It is now a settled position that the prime objective of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“IBC”) is resolution or revival of the Corporate Debtor; followed by maximising the value of the assets of the Corporate D

Corporate Advisory

Issuance of shares with differential voting rights

June 04 2019

The recent trend in the area of corporate laws has led to the emergence of various investments tools with multiple ways and options to retain control in the company.

ITC reversal on sale of used capital goods

May 29 2019

GST law is moving towards its second anniversary and yet the so called simple tax does not seem to have settled down much.

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