In this post, the author attempts to explore the divergent perspectives held by the United States, Europe, and India on the phrase “procures the launch” in defining a “launching State.” While the USA traditionally maintains a conservative stance, excluding non-state actors from liability, Europe and India have been more inclusive. The article advocates for the USA to reconsider its position, suggesting amendments to legislation that would acknowledge government involvement in private launches, even beyond its territorial jurisdiction. By embracing a broader definition of a ‘launching state’ and adopting joint and several liability, the USA can align its space regulations with international standards, fostering a balance between private space exploration and global responsibility.
In this post, the author delves into the complex socio-legal issues surrounding the decision to have three capitals in Andhra Pradesh and critically examines through historical events, legal provisions, and judicial precedents, the constitutional power of state governments to change or decide the State Capital against Centre’s will.
In this post, the author addresses the exponential growth of India’s fintech sector, particularly highlighting the rise of Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) services driven by a lack of specific regulatory frameworks. They elucidate how while some companies offering BNPL are under NBFC regulations, there’s a need for tailored guidelines to oversee and protect consumers engaging in BNPL transactions. The article further discusses the burgeoning concerns in India’s BNPL market, advocating for a more encompassing regulatory approach to mitigate issues like transparency, fraud, and data protection, aiming to bolster consumer confidence and legitimacy in these services.
In this post, the author attempts to discover the potential of AI in reshaping legislative drafting and administration in India. Outdated laws, complex legal structures, and slow adaptation to technology present challenges. AI can streamline legislative research, predict legal outcomes, enhance transparency, and optimize policymaking. AI’s impact in legislative procedures is explored, including the use of AI tools and virtual parliaments. While AI offers efficiency, concerns about bias, accountability, and transparency must be addressed. The article highlights the need for a balanced approach to revolutionize the legislative landscape in India and build public trust in AI-generated legislation.
In this article, the author provides intriguing legal perspectives on the reputation and defamation
related issues in the glamour world. The author delves into various high-stake cases to underline the
challenges that celebrities face to uphold their reputation which is especially valuable for celebrities.
In this post, the authors critically analyze the applicability of the Group of Companies Doctrine in arbitration proceedings and highlight the importance of party consent and autonomy in light of the international arbitration rules. The authors identify the conflicting stance of Indian Courts while analyzing the impact of Arupri Judgement on this conflict.
In this post, the Author aims to delve into a complete analysis of what changes have been introduced (in the form of duties of Data Fiduciaries) that will cause corporate data processors to up their game, with a special focus on the position of Startups in the status quo, and the exemptions with respect to the desirability of the same vis-à-vis rights of citizens under the Privacy Law.