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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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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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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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Explainer – Indian Parties and Foreign Seat of Arbitration, Vasanth Rajasekaran

The Supreme Court in its judgment in the case of PASL Wind Solutions Pvt. Ltd. v. GE Power Conversion India Pvt. Ltd., has settled the issue of Indian Parties electing Foreign Seat of Arbitration.

Watch now #Explainer by Vasanth Rajasekharan, Partner, Phoenix Legal explaining the issue of Indian Parties and Foreign Seat of Arbitration. He takes us through the various provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act by focussing on the 1st and the 2nd Parts of the Act. And explains the law as regards the seat of Arbitration in India currently.

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In A Minute – Model Tenancy Act, Siddharth Hariani

In absence of a model law, there are informal agreements with arbitrary clauses and often litigation arising out of disputes. The Union Cabinet has approved the Model Tenancy Act to streamline the process of renting property in India and aid the real estate sector.

Watch now #Inaminute Lawwiser video powered by Phoenix Legal where their Partner Siddharth Hariani quickly takes us through the highlights of the #ModelTenancyAct and how it impacts the rent control laws.

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QuickBytes -Medical Negligence in Light of the Coronavirus Pandemic

In this episode, Srirupa Nag of LawWiser takes you through Medical Negligence which is a tortuous liability as well as may attract criminal consequences.

 

We tie it to the present situation of the pandemic and explain what role this principle plays/ might play.

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Explainer – Construction Law Concept, Prarabdha R. Jaipuriar

One of the tricky concepts to understand in construction law is the concept related to the extension of time for performance of the contract which is also known as “Time at large”.

Watch Prarabdha R Jaipuriar, General Counsel and Head of Contract Management, SUEZ India decoding this important concept and explaining various aspects of EOT mechanism, Liquidated Damages provision, and many others.

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QuickBytes – Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process – Part 1

#QuickBytes by #LawWiser is a series in which we break down complicated concepts making them super easy to understand!

In this episode, featuring Srirupa Nag of LawWiser, we talk about the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process. We answer important questions like:

What is it?
Who can file it?
If there is a threshold?
What’s a #moratorium?

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