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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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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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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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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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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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