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The Conundrum of Compliance | LawWiser

The Conundrum of Compliance

#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.

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.

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.


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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Enforcing Maritime Claims: Decoding Admiralty Jurisdiction – In Conversation

Watch Gautam Bhatikar, Partner, Phoenix Legal answer questions that you always had about maritime law.


He begins with the historical perspective and goes on to some rather interesting concepts.


One of the highlights is where he describes how this jurisdiction is different from other kinds of jurisdictions exercised by courts in India. He also explains how India may be a preferred spot for Admiralty proceedings especially in comparison with other parts of the world.


Tune in to learn all of this and much more.

As parting thoughts, he also spoke to us about the benefits as well as disadvantages of a policy like this.

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Who are Intermediaries (Analysis of Section 79, IT Act) – U-Special

Excited to announce the first video series under #LawWiser U-Special, our academic collaboration vertical.

Students of Jamia Law Fac will be explaining a diverse range of legal topics in a simple way.

#Watchnow as Aayushi Bana breaks down everything that has happened so far with respect to the 2021 Intermediary Rules.

She focuses upon the safe harbour provision of the IT act and the effect of it on the subordinate legislation. It all makes for an insightful explanation!

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Change in Venue is a Change in Seat of Arbitration – In A Minute | Vasanth Rajasekaran

A well-drafted and structured arbitration clause are important to avoid any confusion especially with aspects relating to venue and seat of the arbitration under the Arbitration Act. Recently the Supreme Court has clarified that where parties change the venue of arbitration by mutual agreement it will also become the seat of arbitration

Watch #InAMinute video, where Vasanth Rajasekaran, Partner, Phoenix Legal, shares highlights on the issue “change in venue is a change in the seat of arbitration” as held in the case of Inox Renewables Ltd vs Jayesh Electricals Ltd. And how parties must assess the effect of any change in the venue of the arbitration.

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QuickBytes – Anti Dumping Duty

Watch this video from #Quickbytes on Anti Dumping Duties. Dumping is that situation in which prices of goods are lowered excessively and then sold in the importing Country; such that it is harmful for the domestic Industry.


This is a short explainer that covers what Dumping is and how it affects the Domestic Industry of the Country; and finally how the imposition of Duties helps improve the situation of the Industry.

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QuickBytes – Legal Rights Within Article 226

Article 226, empowers high courts to issue, to any person or authority, including the government (in appropriate cases), directions, orders or writs, including writs in the nature of –

1. Habeas Corpus

2. Mandamus

3. Prohibition

4. Quo-Warranto

5. Certiorari and more


Article 226 is the constitutional right granted to citizens significantly to put authorities to account. It is also the wide extraordinary powers that High Courts have.


Article 226 is among the most important Articles enshrined within the constitution. It is not only unique to our constitution in the way that it is drafted but also one that never existed in its current form in the Government of India Acts that preceded the Constitution of 1950. Thus, in the spirit of great pride we thus release this explainer, putting down what it signifies.

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Registration of Medical Devices (DCGI) – In A Minute | Ritika Ganju

Recently the Registration of Medical Devices is introduced with licensing through simple e-based process. It will also increase the ambit of medical devices which come under regulatory control.


This will further affect the implications and procedure related to licensing and Registration of Medical Devices. The Registration is optional till October this year and after that it will become mandatory. The regulation will be under control of – Central Drug Standards Control Organization (CDSCO), The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI), India’s Drugs & Cosmetic Act and Rules (DCA)

Watch this LawWiser In A Minute Video powered by Phoenix Legal, where Ritika Ganju, Partner, Phoenix Legal, takes us through key highlights of this requirements. She also shares objectives and implications of new medical devices regulations.

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The Emergence of Commercial Justice Through Arbitration

Watch our second video on the recently launched Book titled “The Emergence of Commercial Justice: Insolvency And Arbitration” by Vivek Sood, Senior Advocate. The book explores and analyses game-changing judgments delivered by the Supreme Court in establishing the concept of Commercial Justice.

Our Guest speakers include the author of the Book Vivek Sood, Senior Advocate, along with Tejas Karia, Partner, Head of Arbitration, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Mayank Mishra, Partner, IndusLaw.


The discussion focuses on the Emergence of Commercial Justice through Arbitration. Our speakers take us through why Arbitration is a viable mechanism for dispute resolution, independence of Arbitrator, issue of stay on arbitral awards and the changes required in the law.

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