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.
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.
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.
In this two part article, the author sheds light on growing significance of Artificial Intelligence in regulating hate speech and its ramifications on Freedom of Expression.
In Part I, the author talks about existing policies regarding AI in various jurisdictions and their insufficiency vis-à-vis the fear of “chilling effect”.
In this article, the author attempts to bring clarity to the issue concerning the entitlement of tenants to seek waiver/ suspension of payment of rents, in the absence or presence of a Force Majeure clause under commercial lease/ license agreements, during the period of lockdown as well as post lockdown.
In this post, the author argues for the development of a Utility Patent regime in India, in light of the ‘Self-Reliant India’ initiative. In doing so, the author highlights the importance of Utility Patents in fostering inclusive growth, and further provides some interesting suggestions to develop the concerned regime.