12 March 2018
GST Council met on 10th of March 2018 and took decisions on various issues. According to the Press Releases issued highlighting the recommendations of the Council, E-way bill provisions for inter-State movement of goods are to be implemented across the country from 1st April 2018
08 March 2018
Ministry of Finance has issued notification on 7th of March, 2018 to amend provisions relating to E-way Bill, in the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 (CGST Rules).
07 March 2018
There were two groups of respondent parties – three traders and three brokers. Show causes notices were sent to the parties alleging that the parties had been buying and selling securities in the derivatives segment at a price which did not reflect the value of the underlying securities in synchronised and reverse transactions.
06 March 2018
An appeal to NCLAT was preferred by the Appellant from an Order of the NCLT. However, such appeal was filed with a delay of 9 days after expiry of the period of limitation and the grace period provided under Section 421(3) of the Act. Accordingly, the appeal was dismissed by the NCLAT. Assailing this order of the NCLAT, the Appellant preferred an appeal before the Supreme Court.
15 February 2018
In the Budget 2018 present before the Indian Parliament today (1-2-2018), the Finance Minister has proposed many changes both in the provisions of Customs Act, 1962 and Customs Tariff Act, 1985.
14 February 2018
Rejecting plaintiff’s claim of piracy of design, Delhi High Court has on 8-2-2018 cancelled a registered design. The Court in this regard noted that the design in respect of the footwear was available in public domain before, and is only a trade variation of a sandal.
13 February 2018
For the purpose of invoking jurisdiction of a court in a passing off action, the plaintiff is required to plead and establish that there has been a Commercial Transaction within the jurisdiction of that Court which amounts to passing-off.
12 February 2018
Delhi High Court has allowed defendant’s interim application regarding presence of his technical expert during cross-examination of plaintiff’s witness, an expert himself. The plaintiff had relied upon Chapter XIII Rule 4 of the Delhi High Court (Original Side) Rules, 1967 according to which witnesses were not to be present in the Court during hearing of the suit.
05 February 2018
The Finance Minister of India, made the budget speech for the Financial Year 2018-2019 and presented the Finance Bill, 2018 on February 1, 2018.
03 February 2018
Union Cabinet recently approved changes in the Foreign Direct Investment Policy (“FDI Policy”) allowing further liberalisation with a view to promote and provide ease of doing business in the country. On January 23, 2018, the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion notified the amendments by way of Press Note No. 1 (2018 Series). These amendments will come into effect from the date of the FEMA notification in this regard.