Month: June 2020

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Police Involvement in the Black Lives Matter Movement: The Need for Selective Allowance (Part-I)

In this two part editorial post, the authors present a compelling piece on the need for selective allowance for police officers to participate in protests in light of the recent “Black Lives Matter” movement .
The first part of this article takes into account the overlapping interests of policeman, and suggests the formation of a comprehensive new protocol to allow for the participation of these police officers.

Implications of Patent Rights on Access to Healthcare in light of the recent Covid-19 pandemic

In our latest post, the authors comprehensively talk about compulsory licensing considerations under the patent regime in light of the COVID-19 crisis. In doing so, the author also provide a way forward to ensure better access to healthcare using the existing legal framework.

Platform Neutrality

Platform Neutrality: An Ignored Manipulation of Antitrust

In our latest post, the authors comprehensively analyse ‘platform neutrality’ from an antitrust perspective. In doing so, the authors highlight the difficulties associated with delineation of ‘relevant market’ in e-commerce cases and further analyse certain case laws from India and abroad to point the various competition perspectives involved.

Production Sharing Contracts: A hope for Financial Recovery

In this post, the author highlights the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the highly productive oil industry. The author proceeds on to discussing the Indian regime relating to production sharing contracts. Further, the author highlights the significance of the six member panel appointed by the central government for the recovery of profits and review of the existing production sharing contracts between the contractors and the Government.

Hong Kong protests

Anti-Mask Ban And Now The National Security Law: Are We Seeing The Potential ‘End Of Hong Kong’ Before 2047?

In this post, the author analyses the recent attempts by mainland China to subdue the autonomy of Hong Kong. The author argues that recent laws such as the National Security Act and the Anti-Mask Ban are nothing but an attempt by Mainland China to demolish the fundamental rights of of the citizens of Hong Kong.