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SPAC Proposal of SEBI (Special Purpose Acquisition Companies)

Watch #InAMinute video powered by Phoenix Legal, featuring Sriram Ramachandran focusing on the proposed framework by SEBI for Special Purpose Acquisition Companies/SPACs.

SPACs are essentially shell companies with no commercial operations and listed on stock exchange for the acquisition of private companies.

In this video, he takes us through regulations surrounding SPACs in India, their purpose, and the recent surge in their popularity around the world.

There has been a lot of conversation around the proposed SEBI framework for Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs). Also, an unprecedented surge in the popularity of SPACs is seen in the last 12 months.

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Electricity Rules, 2020 (Rights of Consumer)

Watch this video as Vineet Bose, Senior VP – Legal & General Counsel, Nuvoco Vistas Group, takes us through the important aspects of the Electricity (Rights Of Consumers) Rules, 2020.

In this video Vineet has discussed the changes in the legal landscape with the introduction of these rules in December last year. He also compares it with pre-existing legislations such as the Consumer Protection Act. He has also covered some of the technical aspects of the rules such as- the provision of mandatory gross metering for rooftop solar projects. The effect that these rules will have on the industry such as impact on distribution companies in the Roof top-Solar Industry. Further covering how it will impact Employment, Procurement and Construction Developers.

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Types of Legal Professionals – Quick Byte

Watch this video from our quick bytes series in which, Srirupa Nag of LawWiser talks about the difference between commonly heard terms used for legal professionals.

 

It’s super interesting because it’s one of those subjects that displays the uniqueness of the Indian legal system despite being of common law import.

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India’s Legal and Regulatory Framework Regarding Work from Home – Quick Byte

Due to the pandemic, traditional work operations are now replaced with work from home. Non-traditional working modes are the future and hence proper regulatory frameworks are needed for the same.

 

In this video, Avani Shukla of #LawWiser takes you through the developments in India’s legal and regulatory framework concerning work from home (WFH) regulations. WFH has been adapted internationally as well with options for hybrid working. She also shares insights on the International Labour Organization’s report, and why there is need for a proper policy in India to meet the needs of both employer and employee in a balanced manner.

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The Conundrum of Compliance – In Conversation

For the success of any business, having a robust compliance mechanism is very crucial. This discussion helps us understand the ambit of compliance, risk management, and the regulations involving statutory, internal and anti-corruption compliance. The speakers from their experiences as in-house counsel and as an external advisor share the distinctions between the different sets of compliance including statutory compliances, anti-bribery and anti-corruption (ABAC) among others.
 
#Featuring Parvez Memon, Senior Partner, MZM Legal Saloni Tuteja, Director – Legal (South ASIA), Zimmer Biomet Sania Husaini, LawWiser Watch this interesting conversation focusing on The Conundrum of Compliance featuring Parvez Memon, Senior Partner, MZM Legal, and Saloni Tuteja, Director – Legal (South Asia), Zimmer Biomet.
 
Lastly, they also highlight the challenges faced due to continuous changes in the regulations, and the impact which lack of expertise and management unawareness have on the compliance process.
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Powers of the Court Under Section 11(6A) of Arbitration Act – Judicial or Administrative? – In A Minute, Zoeb Cutlerywala

Watch this In a minute video where Zoeb Cutlerywala, Counsel, Phoenix Legal, explains the Powers of the Court under Section 11(6A) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act- Judicial or Administrative.

In this video he highlights how there have been divergent views on Section 11 and takes us through the observations of the courts on this issue in some key cases.

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BD Tips for Lawyers: How to Optimize BD Team efforts to Maximize Results

Watch our video on BD for lawyers, featuring Stephen Revell, Founder & Senior Partner, Making Change Happen in conversation with Aman Abbas, Founder, LawWiser.

The discussion focuses on practical tips for optimizing the BD team efforts to maximize the results for the law firm.

 

They also talk about the relationship between the BD team and partners within the firm, the role of networking, and the importance of BD professionals and Law Firm Partners in Client relationship building and BD development.

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QuickBytes – Section 69 A of the IT Act (Information Technology Act), 2000

Section 69 A of the Information and Technology Act, 2000 empowers the Central Government to issue directions to block public access to any information through any computer source.

 

When the Central Government or any officer specially authorized by it is satisfied that it is necessary in the interest of the sovereignty and integrity of India, it may issue an order to block public access to such information.

 

Tune into this video where LawWiser takes you through Section 69 A of the Information Technology Act, 2000.

 

We will also note the powers of the Central Government under Section 69 A, some instances related to it in India, and debates surrounding the topic.

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Viability of Non-Compete Clause – U-Special

This is the second video in LawWiser U-Special in collaboration with Jamia Milia Islamia. Syeda Mehar Ejaz is a final year law student at Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia.

She has a keen interest in company law. #Tune in as Syeda explains the concept of non-compete clause, which is a restrictive trade covenant vis-a-vis Indian Contract Act, 1872.

 

A restrictive trade covenant limits employees from taking up job/business opportunities for a period of time.

 

She further explains the acceptance of such restrictive trade covenants. She also highlights prominent rulings of the Hon’ble courts which clarify the legality of non-compete clauses in India.

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New Age BD for Law Firms

Watch our video on New Age BD (Business Development) for Lawyers featuring – Deb Feder, Business Development Strategist at Feder Development, LLC, and Aman Abbas, Founder, LawWiser.

The discussion focuses on tips for effective BD strategies for law firms and the role of social media. Here they talk about the importance of adopting an entrepreneurial approach by law firms to help individual lawyers and some actionable advice surrounding Business Development.

 

Deb and Aman also talk about Focus 30, a work community where attorneys and professionals come together each week for 30 mins of motivation, community, and massive productivity.

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