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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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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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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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