The Companies (Amendment) Act was recently enacted with a view to promote ease of doing business and ease of living to corporates in India. In this post, the author highlights the substantive changes brought about by the Amendment Act and offers a critical analysis of the same.
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.
In this three-part blog , the author analyses whether cryptocurrencies can be taxed under the GST regime in India.
In Part I, the author explains the nuances of Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and Bitcoins and further analyses the approach of Indian Regulatory bodies with respect to these virtual currencies.
In this article, the authors study the recent Surrogacy Bill, 2019 holistically. They argue that the said Bill lacks inclusivity because it fails to consider the LGBTQ+ community. Further, the authors highlight other lacunae in the Bill which can be misinterpreted to the detriment of surrogate women or children.
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.
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.
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.