Covid-19

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.

Implications of Patent Rights on Access to Healthcare in light of the recent Covid-19 pandemic

In our latest post, the authors comprehensively talk about compulsory licensing considerations under the patent regime in light of the COVID-19 crisis. In doing so, the author also provide a way forward to ensure better access to healthcare using the existing legal framework.

Production Sharing Contracts: A hope for Financial Recovery

In this post, the author highlights the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the highly productive oil industry. The author proceeds on to discussing the Indian regime relating to production sharing contracts. Further, the author highlights the significance of the six member panel appointed by the central government for the recovery of profits and review of the existing production sharing contracts between the contractors and the Government.