Month: September 2020

THE RELIANCE-FUTURE DEAL AND THE FUTURE OF RETAIL – KEY CONCERNS FOR COMPETITION LAW

In this post, the author analyses the recently concluded Reliance-Future Group Deal from a Competition Law perspective. In doing so, she looks at the applicability of the failing firm defence to the present deal and thereafter moves on to highlighting the future anti-competitive effects of the acquisition.

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Management of Uncleared Hazardous Cargo in India: Have We Done Enough to Avoid Another Beirut?

In this post, the author analyses the management of uncleared hazardous cargo in India, in light of the recent accident in Lebanon. In doing so, the author examines the adequacy of current customs laws in dealing with the issue of unattended storage of dangerous materials and also provides certain solutions to address the problem.

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The Corporate Purpose Debate beyond the US

In this post, the author briefly compares the recent edition of the corporate purpose debate in the US, UK and Australia, and argues that rather than creating a big shift to stakeholder centric governance, these developments, at least in the UK and Australia, signify a focus on corporate culture and the relationship of company management with employees.

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Mandating Certificates for Admissibility of Electronic Evidence under Section 65B of The Evidence Act

In this article, the author has evaluated the provisions regarding the admissibility of electronic evidence under Section 65B of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872. The author analyses the recent Supreme Court judgment of Arjun Khotkar v. Kailash Gorantyal which held that a certificate is ‘mandatory’ for admission of electronic evidence.