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Beware Proxy Advisers! The Big Brother is Watching: Key Issues with SEBI’S puzzling Guidelines for Proxy Advisers

In this post, the author argues that the recent SEBI Procedural Guidelines may undermine the liberty of the businesses’ voting advice and establish formidable barriers to entry for new firms. The author also contends that the broadcast of confidential information (i.e. research methods and techniques) by proxy advisers would destroy their business model.

Taxation and Other Laws Amendment

Breaking down the Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation and Amendment of Certain Provisions) Act, 2020

Considering the current economic and socio conditions prevailing not only in India, but across the world, the Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020 (“the Ordinance”) was promulgated in March, 2020 to provide certain relaxations in the provisions of the specified acts with respect to the time limits, compliances, waiving of penalties etc. In this post, the author highlights the main features of the Act.

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Transnational Space Law in the 21st Century: What Laws Govern Data in Outer Space?

In this article, the author highlights the lacunae in traditional public international law with respect to data governance in outer space. To solve this issue, the author suggests reliance on the concept of ‘transnational law’ and states that surveillance by nations and data transfer by private entities should be governed through both private and public legal mechanisms.

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.