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19 May 2018

Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India through Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), with an intent to building a stronger eco-system for nurturing innovation and growth of the Start-ups in the country, has come up with a new notification (G.S.R. 364(E)) on 11th April, 2018 (“Notification”) dealing with the revised regulatory framework for the Start-up’s in India.

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08 Feb 2018

A JV is a contractual arrangement under which two or more parties undertake an economic activity that is subject to joint control. There are no express or specific regulations for JV's. However, the JV is subject to the legislation specifically regulating the particular legal form it takes and the sector it relates.

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26 Jul 2017

India’s Supreme Court has constituted a nine-member bench to decide on whether the Right to Privacy is a fundamental right. This decision will be an important landmark in the advocacy of privacy rights in our country.

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03 May 2017

In the last couple of months, the Government has mandated the use of the Aadhaar number for availing various government services and benefi ts. It has been made mandatory for fi ling tax returns and for booking air and train tickets, etc.

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05 Apr 2017

Intelligent machines or “machines with self-acquired intelligence” (the term denotes all types of AI including robots, drones, automated vehicles, bots) are becoming increasingly popular. Unlike the previous generation of machines that were “expert systems” based on a set of rules pre-programmed into them, modern day intelligent machines have the ability to “acquire” more and more intelligence without human intervention.

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05 Mar 2017

India has acquired an undisputed position in IT services. This industry has generated billions of dollars of revenue and profi ts, provided employment to an entire generation of technology professionals and created several Indiabased MNCs with wide acceptance all over the world.

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06 Feb 2017

A Division Bench of the Delhi High Court, comprising Ravindra Bhat and Deepa Sharma, JJ. on 23-12-2016 pronounced a judgment in an appeal1 against an interim injunction granted against MySpace Inc. in a case fi led by Super Cassettes Industries Ltd. (SCIL). This judgement discusses the privileges of internet intermediaries. This article seeks to summarise the main points of the case and the rationale outlined by the Bench for its judgement.

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02 Feb 2017

Expectations are riding high with Budget 2017 being just hours away from being announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Here are initiatives that can help to strengthen India’s cyber security infrastructure and IP taxation:

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12 Jan 2017

With the much talked about dismissal of Cyrus Mistry, the erstwhile Chairman of Tata Sons, the scope and role of independent directors in companies has become a topic of discussion. On October 24, 2016, Cyrus Mistry was removed as the chairman of Tata Sons Ltd., and Ratan Tata took over as the interim chairman.

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05 Jan 2017

Electronic Signature (eSign) is an online digital signature introduced in India recently. eSign can be integrated with service delivery applications via an open API.

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