POLICY & REGULATORY

Virtual Open Forum | The Dilemma of Recycling Plastics in India | LawWiser

Dilemma of Recycling Plastics in India – #Watchnow full feature of the Virtual Open Forum by #LawWiser. With the new amendment to the Plastic Waste Management Rules, we could soon be using food and drinks that are packaged in recycled plastic. There are serious concerns

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essential commodities hoarding

#Tune in to watch the video on Hoarding of essential commodities, remedies and prosecution by Vareesha Irfan, 4th year law student at Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia. She explains the concept of prevention of hoarding of essential commodities in the light of Essential Commodities

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gst update 2021

#Watchnow #Inaminute video where Jatin Arora, Partner, Phoenix Legal takes us through this GST Council update in relation to e-commerce operators. GST Updates 2021 – In the 45th GST Council meeting, it was decided to shift the burden of tax on the restaurant services to

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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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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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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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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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emergency arbitration

Introduction Emergency Arbitrations (EA) are conducted in pursuance of an agreement between the disputants, often on short notice due to the scarcity of time and urgency of the relief sought. Under most of the rules, the Emergency Arbitration, upon passing the interim award, becomes functus

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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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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 with LawWiser 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
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Registration of Medical Devices (DCGI) | LawWiser and Phoenix Legal |#InAMinute #MedicalDevices
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
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LawWiser | Role of Innovation & Intellectual Property Rights in Mitigating Climate Change | #QuickBytes
In this video Avani Shukla of #LawWiser takes you through climate change challenges and how proper innovation, technology and intellectual property rights can help us in providing practical solutions related to mitigating climate change.   We will also see how patents can provide better incentives
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LawWiser & Phoenix Legal | Model Tenancy Act | #InAMinute | 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
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LawWiser & Phoenix Legal | Taxes on Global Digital Corporations - Notifications of SEP Thresholds | #InAMinute | Pranav Srivastava, Phoenix Legal
The Government of India recently notified the relevant threshold to constitute ‘Significant Economic Presence’ (SEP). The concept of SEP was introduced in the Income-Tax Act, 1961 ('ITA') from April 1, 2018. Watch this LawWiser IN A MINUTE video powered by Phoenix Legal, where, Pranav Srivastava,
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LawWiser | Pre Pack Insolvency and its Implications | Parvesh Kheterpal & Bomi F. Daruwala
An ordinance has recently been promulgated for allowing the use of pre-packs as an insolvency resolution mechanism for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).   The defaults threshold is up to Rs 1 crore, under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. This system of insolvency proceedings
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LawWiser | Pre-Packaged Insolvency | Mukund P Unny
Watch this video where Mr. Mukund P Unny talks about Pre-pack insolvency.   He touches upon various important points right from the basics. It’s a newly announced policy and the effect of it is yet to be seen. In light of that, he analyses the
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LawWiser | COVID Vaccine & Issue of Licensing | Rajeshwari Hariharan
Today our country is facing challenges for availability and accessibility of the Covid vaccine. Since the Covid vaccine has been developed many are advocating for easing of #IP rights to overcome these challenges. In this video, Lawwiser discusses Covid Vaccine and the Issue of Compulsory
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LawWiser | YouTube Tax : Is it a hurdle for Indian Content Creators? | Srinivas Kotni
Watch now as Mr. Srinivas Kotni, Founder and Managing Partner, Lexport talks about the Youtube Tax.   He touches upon important aspects such as the effect of it on the Indian content creators. Watch and find out what the expert has to say about other
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LawWiser | Understanding Cryptocurrency | Shashank Garg
Bitcoins/cryptocurrency no matter how interesting investment in them may be, it still has legalisation issues in India and many countries. Watch Shashank Garg , Partner , Advani & Co. share the background on the introduction of cryptocurrency, quickly explains various aspects on its legalisation ,
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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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LawWiser | Code On Wages | #Explainer | Rajendra Misra
The Labour laws have been consolidated into 4 Codes and this video focuses on one of the - Code on Wages, 2019. As part of LawWiser's Expert #Explainer series, Rajendra Mishra, General Counsel, IHCL helps us understand this new Code on Wages that has subsumed
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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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