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Legal Icons Make Second Edition of BW Global Legal Summit and Legal Leaders Awards a Grand Success

The day-long virtual summit was followed by a virtual award ceremony. This year the awards were presented in 33 categories covering 34 winners.

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Centre Deliberating on Differential Treatment Between Indian and Europen Users Amid WhatsApp Privacy Row

Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Chetan Sharma "This differential treatment is certainly a cause of concern for the government. It is also a matter of concern for the government that Indian users are being unilaterally subjected to the changes in the privacy policy," he further added that the government was already looking into the issue and has sent a communication to WhatsApp seeking certain information.

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Karuna Nundy Speaks on Edges of Tech: The Courts, Litigation and the Road Ahead at the BW Legal World Global Legal Summit

The BW Global Legal Summit and Leaders Awards 2020 saw insights from industry experts on various topics from the Rise of LegalTech- Leveraging Power of AI to Grow 10X to other important discussions focussing on the road ahead for Ease of Doing Business in India- Breaking into World Bank’s Top 50 Nations on the Ease of Doing Business Index, Dispute Resolution, Systemic Digitisation in the Aftermath of Covid-19, Tribunalisation of Justice, compliances around Data, Security & Privacy and much more.

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Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: M Sivasankar Released on Bail

The Kerala gold smuggling case pertains to the smuggling of gold in the state through diplomatic channels. It had come to light after 30 kg gold worth Rs 14.82 crore smuggled in a consignment camouflaged as diplomatic baggage was busted by the Customs in Thiruvananthapuram on July 5, 2019. It is being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), National Investigative Agency (NIA) and Customs department. (ANI)

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#MeToo: Ramani's Allegations of Sexual Misconduct False, Akbar Reiterates Before Delhi Court

Akbar made the submission before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar through senior advocate Geeta Luthra during the final hearing in a criminal complaint filed by him against Ramani for allegedly defaming him by accusing him of sexual misconduct decades ago.

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Supreme Court Seeks Response from Central Government in a Plea to Frame Guidelines for Regulation of Media Business

The petitioners also seek to establish a media tribunal for the hearing and disposal of complaints against the media houses and other stakeholders in the media business.

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Pressing Breasts Without ‘skin to skin’ Contact is Not Sexual Assault Rules Bombay High Court

A single-judge bench of Justice Pushpa Ganediwala modified the conviction of a 39-year-old man, sentenced to jail for groping a 12- year- old- girl and removing her salwar, sentenced the man under Section 354 IPC (outraging a woman's modesty), giving him one-year imprisonment for the offence.

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Book Launch Event at JGLS: “The Law of Emergency Powers” by Dr. Abhishek Singhvi and Prof. Khagesh Gautam

“The authors have turned a very complex and understudied area of law into a simple but comprehensive work. Questions such as what such a declaration connotes, when can it be legally proclaimed and what the permissible actions during an emergency are, it is these questions, amongst others that the book tries to address by doing a cross-jurisdictional study,” Justice N.V. Ramana said.

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Rajeev Uberoi joins SAM as Senior Advisor; Lalan Gupta and Amruta Kelkar Join as Partners

“We are delighted to have Dr Uberoi, Lalan and Amruta, join our Mumbai office. Their extensive experience will further strengthen our firm practices and client offering.”

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