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Opinion & Analysis

Snowballing Role of Trustees in Mutual Funds

On paper, trustees have the power to appoint or dismiss the AMC, only with the approval of SEBI. Trustees are effectively the eyes and ears of SEBI and play a vital role in the governance structure of mutual funds in India. Keeping in view the extensive duties and obligations that have been cast on

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BW Legal World Global Legal Summit Panel Discussion: White Collar Crimes: Evolution, Trends and the Way Forward

The second edition of the BW Legal Word Global Legal Summit and Legal Leaders Awards for 2020 was conducted virtually with Legists, Jurists, Speakers and Panelists joining from across the Globe.

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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 Nat

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Delhi HC Seeks Response From FIU on PayPal's Plea Against Rs 96 lakh Penalty

The court also stayed the FIU order subject to PayPal maintaining records of all its transactions and depositing within two weeks in the high court a bank guarantee of Rs 96 lakh.

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Crime And Repressive Justice: Both Are Hideous

Does imprisonment really solve the problem of crime? It does nothing for the victims of crime, but perpetuates the idea of retribution, thus maintaining the endless cycle of violence in our culture

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WhatsApp Updates Its Privacy Policy Authorising Use of Your Personal Data With Other Facebook-owned Companies

Does WhatsApp's privacy policy infringe on users' fundamental right to privacy as ruled by the Supreme Court in Puttuswamy v India (2017)? Read further to know more.

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CCI Sets its Focus on PE Investments – What Does it Mean?

PE investments fuelling COVID-19 ridden India Inc. have peaked the interests of the Competition Commission of India. Based on the underlying belief that common shareholdings and sector-specific consolidations disincentivise competitive strategy, the CCI is looking to commission a study to assess the

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Supreme Court of India Clarifies 'What is Arbitrable' under Indian Law and Provides Guidance to Forums in Addressing the Question

For almost a decade, the sole guidance to courts deciding this question was the test formulated by the Supreme Court of India (the “Supreme Court”) in Booz Allen and Hamilton Inc v. SBI Home Finance Ltd. & Others (2011) 5 SCC 532 (“Booz-Allen Test”). However, a closer look at the rulings of the Supr

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Will the CCI’s Market Study on Private Equity Investments Provide Clarity for Minority Investments?

The treatment of ‘minority acquisitions’ under the Indian merger control framework is clouded with ambiguities, the recently revised ‘Notes to Form-I’ could provide some guidance for assessing whether a PE investor is required to notify a proposed minority acquisition to the CCI.

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Legal AI Trends to Look Forward to in 2021

Forward-thinking law firms are now gaining a competitive edge by using customised legal technology tools and solutions in the new remote-working era. What are some of these tools and how is AI changing the legal landscape across the world? The article answers all these questions and brings you exclu

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