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New CSR Regime - Recent Amendment to the Section 135 of the Companies Act | LawWiser | U-Special

#Tune into LawWiser #Uspecial, as Mohd Ayan, third-year law student at Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, explains the New CSR regime (recent amendment to section 135 of the Companies Act). The Companies Amendment Acts of 2019 and 2020 resulted in major changes in the

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GST council meeting updates 2021

#Watchnow LawWiserShorts on Top GST Council Updates by Harsh Shah, Partner, Economic Law Practice (ELP). The 45th GST Council Meeting chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was the first in-person meeting of the GST Council in nearly two years. Every GST council meeting creates buzz,

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Karnataka Online Gambling BAN

The Karnataka government has decided to impose a ban on online gambling or betting. However, lottery and horse racing have not been prohibited. These amendments will be made to the Karnataka Police Act, 1963. The draft of the Karnataka Police (Amendment) Bill, 2021, is yet

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Taxation laws amendment bill 2021

#Watchnow our new #Explainer on the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, Part 1 by Abhishek Saxena, Co-Founding Partner, Phoenix Legal. The bill was passed by the Parliament in the recently concluded Monsoon Session. It has done away with the contentious retrospective tax demand provisions. This

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PLI scheme

Production Linked Incentive is also commonly known as PLI scheme. This PLI scheme offers incentives on incremental sales from items produced in India over the base year. Apart from scaling up local production, the scheme also seeks to curb cheaper imports and reduce import bills.

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Anti-Suit Injunction & Anti-Enforcement Injunction

Tune in now to watch LawWiser video on Anti-suit Injunction and Anti-enforcement Injunction with our Consulting Editor Sania Husaini and Zafar Khurshid, Senior Partner, TKC Partners. In this video, we try to explore and understand these not so commonly used concepts. The Delhi High Court

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Right To Be Forgotten (RTBF) | Quick bites| LawWiser

The world has become digital and the background of any person can now be easily accessed on the internet with no assurance of such data being authentic. The Right to be forgotten is the right to have personal information available publicly of a person removed

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Digital Payments

Digital payments are need of the hour. With advancement of technology, the regulations in this sector have been developing as a step by step process. There have been some key legal developments in this space focusing on regulatory sandbox for fintech, regulations of payment intermediaries

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Distressed M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) | LawWiser | #InConversation

Watch our new Lawwiser video on ‘Distressed Mergers and Acquisitions’ with our host Lavanya Behl #inconversation with Jayesh H, Founding Partner, Juris Corp. Distressed acquisitions have always been part of the M&A arena in India. Such acquisitions require lot of research, due diligence and proper

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Sedition law

Sedition law refers to overt actions, speech, and gestures by any person in oral and written form that expresses their discontent against the established government by provoking violence or hatred against it. It has always been a controversial legal issue in India.

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Watch Now Lawwiser’s all new video ‘Is the debate on Emergency Arbitration settled’ moderated by Aman Abbas, Founder, LawWiser. Listen to our panelists Gourab Banerji, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India, Manish Lamba, General Counsel, DLF Cyber City Developers Ltd. and Sanjeev Gemavat, Executive Director

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Mitigating Risks of Cybersecurity Issues in M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) Transactions | LawWiser | Sonali Singh, Senior Manager - Legal, Cognizant Technology Solution

Watch this engaging video on ” Mitigating risks of cybersecurity issues in M&A transactions” where Sonali Singh, Senior Manager- Legal at Cognizant Technology Solution, takes us through the benefits, process, and need for the incorporation of cybersecurity in M&A transactions.

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Intellectual Property Infringement

Intellectual Property is the product of a person’s intellect that gives exclusive rights to its creator. With the growth of the Internet and digitalization, Intellectual Property infringement and theft have emerged as major issues globally. Intellectual Property infringement generally refers to unauthorized use or violation

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emergency arbitration

We are super excited to release the full video from our panel discussion – Exploring the Turf of Emergency Arbitration powered by Phoenix Legal. Watch well-known experts in the area of arbitration Vasanth Rajasekaran, Partner, Phoenix Legal, Devaiah P M, Group General Counsel, Adani Group

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Recently, there were reports published by the Washington Post and The Guardian highlighting the use of Pegasus spyware in 10 countries including India. These reports have highlighted the issue of spyware laws and user privacy concerns.

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cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is a digital currency that is capable of performing the functions of a real currency. It works using blockchain technology. Payments by cryptocurrencies take place without any interference from an authorized agency

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Watch this video where Srirupa of Lawwiser talks about the Journey of a Civil Case Process Right from institution, there are several steps that follow before the final arguments are heard and the case is disposed of. In Part 1 we shall talk about the

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abuse of dominant position in india

Watch this video of U-Special on Abuse of Dominant Position in India LawWiser in collaboration with Jamia Milia Islamia featuring, Aamin Bint Khurshid, student at Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia. #TuneIn to this video to get a quick and crisp overview of the subject.

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Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC)
Watch InAMinute video of Lawwiser powered by Phoenix Legal, featuring Sriram Ramachandran focusing on the proposed framework by SEBI for Special Purpose Acquisition Companies/SPACs. SPACs are essentially shell companies with no commercial operations and listed on stock exchange for the acquisition of private companies. In
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Electricity Rules, 2020 (Consumer Rights) | LawWiser | Vineet Bose, Senior Vice President - Legal & General Counsel, Nuvoco Vistas Group
Watch this video as Vineet Bose, Senior VP - Legal And 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
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Types of Legal Professionals | LawWiser - #QuickBytes
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
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work from home
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
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The Conundrum of Compliance | LawWiser
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
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Powers of the Court Under Section 11(6A) of Arbitration Act - Judicial or Administrative? #InAMinute | LawWiser | Phoenix Legal #Featuring Zoeb Cutlerywala, Counsel, Phoenix Legal
Watch this In a minute video where Zoeb Cutlerywala, Counsel, Phoenix Legal, explains the Powers of the Court under Section 11(6A) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act- Judicial or Administrative. In this video he highlights how there have been divergent views on Section 11 and
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Section 69 A of the IT Act (Information Technology Act), 2000 | LawWiser | #QuickBytes
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
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Distressed M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) | LawWiser | #InConversation

Watch our new Lawwiser video on ‘Distressed Mergers and Acquisitions’ with our host Lavanya Behl #inconversation with Jayesh H, Founding Partner, Juris Corp. Distressed acquisitions have always been part of the M&A arena in India. Such acquisitions require lot of research, due diligence and proper

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Watch Now Lawwiser’s all new video ‘Is the debate on Emergency Arbitration settled’ moderated by Aman Abbas, Founder, LawWiser. Listen to our panelists Gourab Banerji, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India, Manish Lamba, General Counsel, DLF Cyber City Developers Ltd. and Sanjeev Gemavat, Executive Director

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LawWiser | Charting the way for Intermediaries and Digital Content | #InConversation Featuring - Suchita Amabadipudi, Partner, Argus PArtners & Vinod Joseph, Partner Argus Partners
Here’s an interesting conversation between Vinod and Suchita who are both Partners at Argus Partners. They touch upon what the new Rules for regulation of intermediaries and digital content are. They give us a very detailed take on what the differences are between these Rules
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new draft guidelines for advertising
The central government released new draft guidelines on advertising and endorsement disclosures in September 2020. The New 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
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