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In-bond manufacturing – CBIC consolidates forms and clarifies procedures

22 October 2018

CBIC has updated procedure for seeking permission for in-bond manufacturing and for maintaining various records. An elaborate Circular No. 38/2018-Cus., dated 18-10-2018 issued for the purpose also prescribes various forms for this purpose and clarifies on duty liability on removal of processed good

Limitation in insolvency cases – Insertion of s.238A in IBA is retrospective

12 October 2018

Relying on Report of Insolvency Law Committee, Supreme Court of India has held that insertion of Section 238A in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) is retrospective.

CCI amends Combination Regulations for faster disposal of M&A cases

10 October 2018

Competition Commission of India has amended CCI (Procedure in regard to Transaction of Business relating to Combinations) Regulations, 2011 on 9-10-2018 to provide certainty, transparency and other clarificatory changes for faster disposal of combination cases.

IPAB can hear copyright matter in absence of Member Copyright

08 October 2018

The Delhi High Court has held that though it may be apposite for the government to appoint Member Technical (Copyright), a vacancy in this regard does not impinges upon jurisdiction of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) constituted under Section 83 of the Trade Marks Act.

Art. 12 and 14 of Indo-German and Indo-Swiss DTAAs – Beneficial Article to apply

08 October 2018

The assessee, an Indian company, was making payments to a German individual resident which according to the Revenue fell under the category of ‘Fees for technical services’ as per Section 9(1)(vii) of the Income Tax Act and Article 12 of the Indo-German DTAA and thus

GST (Compensation to States) Act, 2017 is constitutionally valid

05 October 2018

GST (Compensation to States) Act, 2017 and the Rules framed thereunder are constitutionally valid. The Act has been held as not beyond legislative competence of Parliament, as not transgressing the Constitution (101st Amendment) Act and not a colourable legislation.

Territorial jurisdiction of court - Trademark s.134 and Copyright s.62 are not in exclusion to s.20 of CPC

01 October 2018

Delhi High Court has held that territorial jurisdiction of a Court in a trademark action could be invoked where there is use ‘upon’ or ‘in relation’ to goods. It noted that the phrase ‘in relation to’ includes advertising, promotion, etc.

Anti-dumping duty – DA’s termination order appealable before CESTAT

01 October 2018

Appeal can be filed before CESTAT under Section 9C of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 in a case where Designated Authority proposes non-imposition of anti-dumping duty.

Territorial jurisdiction of court - Trademark s.134 and Copyright s.62 are not in exclusion to s.20 of CPC

01 October 2018

Delhi High Court has held that territorial jurisdiction of a Court in a trademark action could be invoked where there is use ‘upon’ or ‘in relation’ to goods. It noted that the phrase ‘in relation to’ includes advertising, promotion, etc.

GSTR-1, GSTR-3B and GST TRAN-1 – New due dates notified

12 September 2018

Form GSTR-1 for the months of July 2017 till September 2018 can now be filed till 31st of October 2018, both by persons having turnover up to Rs.1.5 crore and more (with certain exceptions).

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