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Opinion & Analysis

Two-Finger Test Done By Indian Air Force Doctors: Unconstitutional And Violative Of A Woman's Dignity

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued guidelines for medico-legal care for survivors of sexual violence in 2014 after the Supreme Court of India found the test to violate fundamental rights. They wanted to get rid of things like the ‘two-finger test’. However, a report in 2017 by Human Ri

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SEBI Blockchain Circular: A Watershed Moment For Legal Technology In India

After the DLT Circular, it can be safely said that SEBI is the first Indian regulator to explore and utilise legal technology.

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Scope Of Intermediary - Impetus Required For BPO Sector

The concept of intermediary was first brought during the service tax regime at the time of introduction of negative list regime with a motive to tax cross border transactions of services provided to persons situated outside India but actually performed within the territory of India.

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One-Stop-Shop Or Business Approvals: India Launches ‘National Single Window System’

The launch of NSWS is a much-awaited reform in the Indian business ecosystem which will facilitate the investors, entrepreneurs, start-ups and existing players in obtaining necessary approvals, clearances and registrations for setting up and operating businesses in India write Nusrat Hassan, Co-Mana

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Odyssey Of Purchase Of Agricultural Lands In Maharashtra

Owing to its colonial heritage and the political affinity towards the agricultural sector in India, most states in India, especially Maharashtra had agricultural land laws designed to promote and protect the agricultural sector and agriculturists.

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Insights Into The New Draft Guidelines For Surrogate Marketing

The nature of surrogate advertising may change with the new Draft Central Consumer Protection Authority (Prevention of Misleading Advertisements and Necessary Due Diligence for Endorsement of Advertisements) Guidelines, 2020 released by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs for comments on September 4th,

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Deciphering The New TDS Norms : Impact On M&A Transactions

One of the factors to be considered in case of any transaction involving the purchase and sale of shares and securities is the impact of tax laws on such transactions. This article provides insights on the impact of the new tax regime on M&A transactions from a buyer’s and seller’s lens.

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Pleadings: To “Plead” Or Not To “Plead”

It is often believed that the “The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.” When you draft that story into a document for the purpose of litigation then the same forms a part of the pleadings writes Advocate Avnish Mittal.

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Yet Another Blow to Power Developers

The Punjab Government’s move serves yet another blow for sanctity of contracts in the power sector, which has been a key concern for several investors write Aakanksha Joshi, Partner and; Megha Agarwal, Principal Associate, Economic Laws Practice.

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India Withdraws Retrospective Tax – Better Late, Than Never

The article authored by Shinoj Koshy, Partner; and Purvi Khanna, Associate, L&L Partners, critically analyses the tax regime that introduced by the Finance Act, 2012 (“2012 amendment”) and how this amendment will help in restoring tax certainty and credibility of the Indian legal system among int

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