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In Conversation – Advertise with Caution

The central government released new draft guidelines on advertising and endorsement disclosures in September 2020.

The draft guidelines cover all forms, formats, and mediums of advertising and marketing communications — print, TV, and social media. These guidelines also mean a world of change for celebrities who endorse products, including the social media “influencers”.

LawWiser in conversation with Gaurav Dani, Partner, IndusLaw, and Akhil Prasad, Director, Country Counsel India and Company Secretary, Boeing, discuss the new advertising guidelines and the issues around it.

In this video, the experts share their views on:

1.) Brief background of the Consumer Protection Act

2.) What are the key provisions in the Draft Advertising Guidelines?

3.) Drawbacks in the Draft Advertising Guidelines

4.) Impact of Draft Advertising Guidelines on the various sectors

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In Conversation – Exploring the Defence Policies for Atmanirbhar Bharat

In September 2020, the Defence Ministry of India released the new Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP). The new policy replaced the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016.

The new DAP 2020 is expected to unleash the huge capacity and potential of the Indian industry to provide a boost to Make in India for ‘Atamnirbhar Bharat’.

LawWiser #InConversation with Akhil Prasad, Director, Country Counsel India and Company Secretary, Boeing explore the defence policies for Atmanirbhar Bharat and shares insights on:

1.) What are the Defence policies and their highlights under the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative?

2.) What are the highlights of Defence Production and Export Promotion Policy?

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In Conversation – Understanding the Issue of Gender Diversity in the representation of Women on Board

Women have struggled hard to pave their way towards finding equal status in society.

Be it in leadership roles, on the boards of companies, or in the labor force, women always drove a difficult road as compared to men.

LawWiser in conversation with Suhani Singh, General Counsel, Delhivery, understands the Issue of gender diversity in the representation of women on board.

We discuss,

1.)What are the issues for not having enough Women representation on Board in India?

2.)SEBI’s compliance for PSU’s and way ahead

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In Conversation – Seeking Protection Against Media Trials

A civil suit was filed before Delhi High Court by four Bollywood industry associations and 34 leading production houses, seeking directions against prominent news channels as well as social media platforms to refrain from making or publishing irresponsible, derogatory, and defamatory remarks against the Bollywood film industry.

LawWiser with Tanu Banerjee, Partner, Induslaw and Hormuz Mehta, Partner, J. Sagar Associates, discuss how media trial can affect any industry and ‘Seeking Protection Against Media Trial’

In this video, the experts share insights on –

How this civil suit by Bollywood Producers acts as an example of negative reporting and media trials?

When is the right time to take legal action against such negative reporting?

How do we see negative reporting or media trials impacting other industries?

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In Conversation – Anti-Profiteering In The FMCG Sector

Many companies had approached the Delhi High Court raising questions over the National Anti-Profiteering Authority, especially regarding the lacunae in the methodology of computing profiteering.

LawWiser #InConversation with Tarun Gulati, Senior Advocate discusses ‘Anti-Profiteering in FMCG Sector’

Watch this video to get to know –
What is Anti-profiteering and how does it affect the FMCG Sector?
What is the challenge to Section 171 of the Central Goods and Sales Tax (CGST) Act?

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In Conversation – A Practical Approach to FIDIC Contracts

FIDIC is a French-language acronym for Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils, which means the international federation of consulting engineers.

LawWiser in conversation with Prarabdha R. Jaipuriar, General Counsel, Indian Subcontinent at SUEZ India, takes a deep dive into understanding the approach to FIDIC contracts.

In this video get to know all about –

What are FIDIC contracts and why should FIDIC contracts be used?

Why should FIDIC contracts be used in the construction field?

The issues to be kept in mind while amending FIDIC Contracts.

How do Dispute Resolution Procedures work under FIDIC contracts?

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In Conversation – Artificial Intelligence (AI) Changing the way of Contracting

Contracts are the lifeblood of the economic system; business transactions cannot be executed without them.

While drafting contracts can be very time consuming for lawyers, technology can come to the rescue!

 

In conversation with Prashant Srivastava, Vice President/ Head – Legal & Company Secretary, Securitas India, we discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the way of contracting.

Augment of Artificial Intelligence

How AI contracting software & tools work?

How is AI helping legal contracts?

How Blockchain smart contracts work?

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Innovation & Disruption – The Evolving Legal Tech Landscape In Nepal

As the current lockdown situation restricts the movement for all, technology has become a crucial element in life. Like most businesses, law firms have also had to rely on technology more than ever to comply with work from home environment.

The legal tech has made the work and communication between the employees more efficient and simpler in these difficult times.

LawWiser in a conversation with Kailash Panday, founder, Lex Advise (Nepal) discuss ‘the evolving legal tech landscape in Nepal’

He answers the pertaining issues on legal tech and shares insights on-

1) How law firms in Nepal are adopting legal tech?

2) What are the challenges faced in the marketing and adoption of legal technology in Nepal?

3) What is the difference between legal tech and knowledge sharing products?

4) As legal Tech is at a nascent stage how do we see the growth ahead in the Nepal Market?

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In Conversation – The Struggle of Joint Ventures

A Joint Venture (JV) is an arrangement between two or more business entities, often for the purpose of starting a new business activity. The aim is to bring the expertise of the parties involved and contribute to the growth of the business.

Having consensus while starting with a Joint Venture is as crucial even while the project is undertaken. But various factors can contribute to the downturn of any JV and lead to many struggles for its survival. To know the ‘The Struggles of a Joint Venture’ LawWiser brings to you a conversation with Mr Abhijit Mukhopadhyay, President (Legal) and General Counsel, (Global Headquarters, London), Hinduja Group.

He explains what is a Joint Venture, the issues that can arise in a JV, and shares insights on the following-

1) What is the importance of a clearly defined JV agreement?

2) The need to have clarity in minority protection provisions.

3) The clarity in the deadlock resolution mechanism and exit mechanism

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One On One – Comprehending Data Privacy & Data Security

Data Privacy and Data Security are some of the key issues that every company must be in compliance with. However, these two terms are often used interchangeably by many.

To know the difference and how companies deal with them Lawwiser brings discussion with expert K. Satish Kumar, Global Head – Legal & Chief Data Protection Officer, Ramco Systems,on ‘Comprehending Data Privacy & Data Security’.

Get insights on the following:

1) Data Privacy & its instances. What falls under it?

2) What is Data Security?

3) What are the compliances followed by companies to avoid a breach of information or any such risks?

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