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News In the case of ITC Limited v Central Park Estates Private Limited & Anr, the Delhi High Court granted protection to the trademark "Bukhara" for restaurants and other hospitality...
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ITC’s Bukhara Restaurant gets Well-Know Mark Protection
News The Calcutta High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging Saurav Ganguly’s removal as President of the Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI). The Court further...
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Calcutta HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Saurav Ganguly’s Removal from BCCI
News In the case of Rahul Mehra v Rajeev Mehta & Ors., the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India disposed of the contempt petition post clarification by the Solicitor General that...
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Apex Court Disposes Contempt Proceedings Instituted Against IOA
News Gianni Infantino was elected FIFA president for four years after running unopposed in the election. Gianni will be in charge of soccer’s governing body. He was re-elected after winning...
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FIFA Re-Elects Gianni Infantino as President
News The International Olympic Committee confirmed that Singapore will host the inaugural Olympic Esports week between June 22  and 25, 2023. The Olympic Esports Week is a four-day festival showcases...
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Singapore to Host Esports Olympics
News E-gaming Federation (EGF), a not-for-profit organisation representing gaming operators in India, has appointed Aruna Sharma, former secretary of the Ministry of Electronics and IT, and Satish Mathur, former Director...
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E-gaming Federation Appoints Two New Members to its Advisory Panel
News The Board of Control for Cricket has invited applications for the position of National Selectors and laid down criteria for the same. Applicants must have a minimum of 7...
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BCCI to Revamp its National Selectors Team
News India’s Sports Minister, Anurag Thakur and the Director General of the National Anti-Doping Agency, Ritu Sain, failed to garner sufficient votes to win seats in two influential committees of...
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India Fails to Secure Seats to WADA Committees
News For the first time in its history, the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (ADDP) has imposed a four-year ban on an athlete support personnel, coach Mickey Menezes, for an Anti-Doping...
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NADA Imposes First-Ever Sanction on Athlete Support Personnel
News NADA India issued notices to athletes for not filing their whereabouts within the stipulated time. Article 5.5. of the NADA Anti-Doping Rules requires athletes who are part of the...
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NADA Issues Notices to Athletes for Whereabout Filing Failure
News The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) was recently compelled to make radical changes to its constitution following warnings of disbandment by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the subsequent interference...
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IOA Amends its Constitution to Meet IOC Criteria
News Ahead of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections scheduled for December 10, 2022, PT Usha has emerged as the lone candidate for the President. If elected, she will become...
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P.T. Usha to Become the First Woman President of IOA
News The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has issued the guidelines on 30.11.2022  in respect of ‘Platform Services’ provided by Multi System Operators (MSOs) in India. The definition for the ‘platform services’ and...
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Guidelines Issued on Platform Services Offered by Multi System Operators
News NITI Aayog has released a study report titled, “Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage Policy Framework and its Deployment Mechanism in India.” The country is prioritising Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and...
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Carbon Capture Report Released by NITI Aayog
News The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has notified amendments to the Regulatory Framework for Broadcasting and Cable Services. TRAI had earlier issued the 'New Regulatory Framework' for Broadcasting...
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Regulatory Framework for Broadcasting and Cable Services Amended
News The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued the Companies Registered Valuers and Valuation Amendment Rules 2022, an amendment to the Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017. The amendment...
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MCA Issues Companies Registered Valuers And Valuation Amendment Rules 2022
News In the case of Starbucks Corporation v. Lol Café & Anr, the Delhi High Court awarded Starbucks ("Plaintiff") legal costs in its trademark infringement suit restraining the Defendants from...
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Starbucks Trademark “Frappuccino” Stays Protected
News In the case of Vogue Institute of Management & Ors. Vs. Advance Magazine Publishers Inc, the Karnataka High Court granted Vogue Fashion Institute relief against the claim of trademark...
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Vogue Institute Unlikely to be Confused with Vogue Magazine: Karnataka High Court
News In the case of L'Oréal v. European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the General Court of the European Union held that for the protection of single marks consisting of...
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General Court of EU Allows L’Oréal to Continue With Single-Letter Mark
News In the case of Star India Pvt. Ltd. & Anr. V. Pikashow Application and Ors., the Delhi High Court ordered the blocking of the mobile streaming application Pikashow in...
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Pikashow App Blocked on Allegations of Copyright Infringement
News The applicant was unregistered Individual under GST who owned 3 acres of land in Chitradurga District, Karnataka. The applicant applied for permission from Government Authorities to convert the land...
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KA AAR: No GST on Sale of Site from Developed Land
News In the case of Asma Farid Noorani v Haji Ali Fresh Fruit Juices and Ors, the Bombay High Court refused to vacate the ex-parte interim relief granted to Asma...
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Bombay HC Refuses to Vacate Interim Relief to Mumbai’s Haji Ali Juice Centre
News The CBDT has once again extended the time limit for charitable organizations to file Form 10A for registration under Section 12AB of the IT Act, 1961. The initially proposed...
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Deadline for filing Form 10A further Extended till November 25
News The Intellectual property office of Singapore (IPOS) recently denied TATA Sons, trademark rights based on their “well-known” status. TATA Sons is the principal investment holding company of Indian multinational...
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TATA Sons Fail to Protect Trademark in Singapore Courts
News The Indian Army recently registered its newly unveiled Digital Pattern Combat Uniform for Indian Army Soldiers with the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademark, Kolkata. The newly improved...
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New Design and Camouflage Pattern Uniform Registered as Intellectual Property by Indian Army
News On 3rd November 2022, the Ministry of Finance notified the IIPDF Scheme for Financial Support for Project Development Expenses of PPP Projects.  Highlighting the purpose of the Scheme, the...
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Ministry of Finance Notifies IIPDF Scheme
News The Reserve Bank of India commenced the first pilot programme of Digital Rupee (e₹) from November 1, 2022.  At present, the RBI has identified nine banks, including State Bank of...
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RBI Launches First Pilot of Digital Rupee
News On 28th October 2022, the Central Government notified the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Amendment Rules, 2022. The Rules came into force from the date...
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Amendments to IT Rules Notified
News The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced parity in the match fee for contracted BCCI men's and women's cricketers. The BCCI implemented the pay equity...
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BCCI Announces Equal Pay for Men and Women Cricketers
News The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) and the All-India Football Federation (AIFF) has announced the Football for School Project launch. The Government of India further supports this collaboration....
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FIFA and AIFF Launch Football for Schools Project
News On October 18, 2022, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced key changes to the various posts in the BCCI. Ex-president Sourav Ganguly has been replaced...
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BCCI Announces Changes to Key Positions in its Board Composition
News The Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) announced its decision to include Esports as an official medal sport at Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2025 (AIMAG). This announcement was...
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Esports to Debut as Official Medal Sport at AIMAG 2025
News Rooter, a game streaming and e-sports platform, will host India's largest Cricket eWorld Cup from October 16th to November 13th. The event will feature eight teams named after top...
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India’s First eWorld Cricket Cup to be Hosted by Rooter
News The All-India Football Federation (AIFF) has appointed Trevor Kettle as the Chief Refereeing Officer (CRO) to oversee refereeing matters for the organisation.He would also be tasked with implementing the...
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Trevor Kettle Appointed as Chief Refereeing Officer by AIFF
News The International Automobile Federation (FIA) has imposed a fine of $7 million and a restriction on car development time on Formula One Champions Red Bull for breaching a budget cap...
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Red Bull Fined by FIA for Cost Cap Breach
News The Madras High Court has taken suo moto cognisance of the issue of the accessibility of violent online games to young children. The matter caught the Court's attention after...
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Madras High Court Takes Suo Moto Cognisance of Violent Online Games
News The National College Players Association (NCPA) has filed a complaint with the U.S. Justice Department against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for violating antitrust laws by capping compensation...
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NCPA Files Antitrust Complaint Against NCAA
News World chess champion Magnus Carlsen is facing a 100-million-dollar defamation suit filed by Hans Niemann in the United States District Court, eastern Missouri. The lawsuit claimed that Magnus Carlsen,...
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World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen Sued for Defamation
News The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has prescribed fresh guidelines advising Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) to align their rating scales with the rating scales prescribed under the...
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SEBI Issues Circular on Standardisation of Rating Scales by CRAs
News In the recent case of Pidilite Industries Limited vs. Fixo Industries and Anr., the Bombay High Court has granted ad-interim relief to Pidilite for the trademark infringement of its...
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Fixo Kwik Infringed Fevi Kwik Trademark: Bombay High Court
News On 26th October 2022, the central government unveiled reforms for satellite communication services to enable a faster 5G rollout in the country. The objective of the policy reforms is to...
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New Policy Reforms for Satellite Communication
News The central government has issued a notification that in case of reclassification due to an upward change in terms of investment, an enterprise may continue to take advantage of...
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Non-Tax Benefits for 3 Years on MSME Reclassification
News Union Power Minister RK Singh has announced that the draft of the "One Sun One World One Grid" (OSOWOG) declaration is prepared and would soon be authorised by the...
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Draft “One Sun One World One Grid” Set to be Approved
News The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, was held in Paris, France, from 30 November to 12 December 2015. At the conference, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former...
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India hosts the 5th International Solar Alliance Assembly
News The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (“FSSAI”) has issued a notification dated October 10, 2022, mandating compulsory registration of foreign food manufacturing facilities as per Regulation 18(1)...
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Registration of Foreign Food Manufacturing Facilities Mandated by FSSAI
News Section 206C (1) of the Income Tax Act 1961 (“Act”) requires the collection of tax at source (“TCS”) by sellers dealing in the sale of alcoholic liquor for human...
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FAQs Released on E-filing of Form 27C Under Section 206C(1A)
News The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting issued an advisory to publishers of news and current affairs content on digital media and publishers of online curated content (OTT) platforms to...
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Advisory Issued to Prohibit Advertisements of Online Betting Platforms
News The CBIC had notified the proposed amendment to the Finance Act 2022, vide Notification No. 18/2022-Central Tax dated 28.09.2022, for compliance with sections 100 to 114, except clause (c)...
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CBIC Issues Clarification on Compliance to Changes Notified in Finance Act 2022
News The Tamil Nadu Cabinet has approved an ordinance to ban online gambling in the State. The draft ordinance had been prepared based on a School Education Department survey on...
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Tamil Nadu Approves Ordinance to Ban Online Gambling
News The International Cricket Council (ICC) has introduced changes to the playing conditions, with effect from October 1, 2022, to resume hygienic forms of cricket after disruptions caused by COVID-19....
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International Cricket Council Tweaks Playing Conditions for Cricketers
News MR Poovamma, the Asian Games gold medalist, has been banned for two years by the anti-doping appeals panel. The Arjuna Award winner tested positive for stimulant methylhexanamine, a banned...
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Asian Gold Medalist Faces Two-Year Ban for Violating Anti-Doping Rules
News The Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation in the case of Vinod Kumar Dwivedi v. Shahrukh Khan and Ors., which sought directions to restrain celebrity...
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Madhya Pradesh High Court Quashes PIL Against Celebrity Endorsements of Online Gaming
News In the case of BCCI v. Cricket Association of Bihar, the Supreme Court allowed the proposed amendments to the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) Constitution. The...
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Apex Court Allows Amendment to the BCCI Constitution
News In an appeal by hockey player Gurjit Kaur in the case of Gurjit Kaur v. HarperCollins Publishers India Private Limited & Anr, the Delhi High Court passed an interim...
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Ex-Coach of Hockey Team Restrained from Publishing Book
News In the case of the Indian Olympic Association v. Union of India, the Supreme Court allowed the appointment of a neutral person to handle the affairs of the Indian...
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Neutral person Appointed to Handle Day-to-Day Affairs of Indian Olympic Association
News Google Play is carrying out a pilot program to allow Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS), Rummy and other gaming apps to be featured on its Play Store. According to Google’s...
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Google Play Introduces Pilot Program for Gaming Apps in India
News Jharkhand’s Chief Minister Hemant Soren has announced a new Sports Policy for the State that aims to provide the necessary grass-roots infrastructure to support and promote young players. An...
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Jharkhand Announces New Sports Policy to Encourage Participation
News The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced a strategic collaboration with Mastercard to broaden its outreach among the Indian audience. In pursuance of the above,...
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Mastercard Acquires Sponsorship Rights Over BCCI Matches
News The Central Government panel appointed for drafting regulations for the country’s online gaming sector has submitted its draft report that calls for a new central law on online gaming...
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Government Panel Calls for Regulatory Body and New Law for Online Gaming
News The Supreme Court has, in the matter of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vs Regional Director Employees' State Insurance Corporation, held that BCCI could be said...
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BCCI Covered Under “Shop” for the purposes of Employee State Insurance
News The Punjab Sports Department has launched the ‘Olympian Balbir Singh Senior Scholarship Scheme’ for eminent national players of the State. The move aims to encourage players from the State...
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Punjab Announces Stipend for Eminent Players
News Dorna Motorsports, owner of the MotoGP commercial rights worldwide, has announced the launch of the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship in India next year. The company has signed a seven-year...
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India to Host First MotoGP in 2023
News On 28 September 2022, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) issued guidelines for modifying the provisions pertaining to preferential issue and institutional placement of units by listed...
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SEBI Amends Guidelines for Preferential Issue and Institutional Placement of Units by listed REIT/InvIT
News The Indian Government announced the introduction of the “Innovation Roadmap of the Mission Integrated Biorefineries” at the Global Clean Energy Action Forum-2022, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States....
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Govt. Announces the Launch of “Innovation Roadmap of the Mission Integrated Biorefineries”
News The Delhi High Court restrained two US and UK-based crypto companies from using the well-known mark “TATA”. The Court held that in the public consciousness, TATA could only be...
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Two Crypto Companies Restrained from Using TATA Trademark
News On 20th September 2022, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified amendments to the Corporate Social Responsibility Rules with an objective to keep the impact assessment of companies falling under...
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MCA Revises Corporate Social Responsibility Rules
News The Delhi High Court, in the case of Mohd Ershad Sole Proprietor Ek Agencies V. Registrar of Copyrights & Ors., reiterated that it was mandatory to obtain a No...
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High Court Reiterates the Mandatory Requirement for NOC from Trademark Registry for Copyright Registration
News In a recent case of trademark infringement (Dipali Sikand and ors v. Samsung India Electronic Private Limited and Anr.), Samsung India and Story Experiences were restrained by the Bangalore...
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Samsung Restrained from Using “Concierge” Trademark
News Government of India has issued a "National Logistics Policy" for efficiency in services (processes, digital systems, regulatory framework) and human resource.  This policy sets a target to bring logistics cost to...
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Government Announces National Logistics Policy
News On 15th September 2022, the honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka announced that the State has signed MoUs worth 1.3 Lakh Crore in the renewable energy sector, in a bid...
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MoUs Worth Rs 1.3 Lakh Crore Signed by Karnataka in the Renewable Energy Space
News The licenses of sixteen Food Business Operators (FBOs) were suspended for non-compliance with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) rules on menu labelling. The packaging and...
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FSSAI Suspends License of Food Business Operators for Non-Compliance with Labelling Regulations
News “If the protection of copyright is not evolved as per the changing times, it would have a chilling effect on the progressive initiatives taken by educators in sharing their...
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Delhi High Court Directs Telegram App to Disclose User Information
News The Youth Services and Sports Department has established the First Appellate Authority. By government order no. 27JK(YSS) of 2022, dated August 2, 2022, Shri Garbi Rashid Dar, Additional Secretary...
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New Appellate Authority Appointed in Youth Services & Sports Dept. J&K
News The Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports has sought input from the public for the newly released draft guidelines on "Accessible Sports Complex and Residential Facilities...
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Draft Guidelines Focusing on Sports Persons with Disabilities Released
News The Hon'ble Supreme Court ordered a status quo on the Delhi High Court's decision appointing a committee of administrators (CoA) to take over the affairs of the Indian Olympic...
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Status Quo by Supreme Court on CoA for Indian Olympic Association
News Disney Star has won the TV and digital rights to both men's and women's global cricket through 2027. In a single-round sealed bid process, Disney Star was awarded the...
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Disney Star gets Broadcast Rights for all ICC Events in India for Next Four Years
News For the first time in the Under-17 Women's Football group, Video Assistant Referee will make its debut. VAR technology is used in games to assist the referee in his...
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India to see Video Assistant Referee (VAR) Technology in Under-17 Women’s World Cup
News The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has taken note of pervasive tax evasion in the gaming industry and has urged the winners of online games to file taxes....
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CBDT Directs Online Gamers to File Taxes
News India has struggled to balance digital protection and rights in this ever-changing landscape of big data and tech. After much discussion and debate, the government withdrew the Data Protection...
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New Digital India Act on the Horizon
News The International Football Federation (FIFA) lifted the ban imposed on the All-India Football Federation (AIFF) immediately after the Supreme Court dissolved the CoA. The appointment of CoA to handle...
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FIFA Lifts Ban, India to Host U-17 Women’s World Cup as Scheduled
News Online gaming has the government worried over players' mental and physical well-being and the financial vices that come with it. To ensure consumer and gamer protection, the Ministry of...
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New Regulatory Framework Set to Introduce Spending Limits For Online Gaming
News The Delhi High Court, in the case of Austin Nichols & Co Inc & Anr. v. Gwalior Distilleries Private Ltd, has ruled in the favour of the alcohol brand,...
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Royal Stag Wins Trademark Infringement Suit, Awarded ₹20 Lakhs Damages
News Just days after the All-India Football Federation was suspended by FIFA, on account of third-party influence in its working, the Delhi High Court has placed the affairs of the...
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Delhi High Court Appoints CoA to Take Over the Affairs of Indian Olympic Association
News VLC media player by VideoLAN falls prey to Section 69A of the Information Technology (IT) Act of 2000 on suspicions of sharing Indian user data with China. Section 69A...
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VLC Media Player Faces Ban Over Data Sharing Concerns with China
News On August 15, 2022, the Bureau of FIFA Council suspended the All-India Football Federation (AIFF). FIFA issued a circular to that effect, citing that  third party's undue influence over...
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FIFA Suspends AIFF Over Undue Influence by Third Parties
News In the Finance Act, of 2022, the Government introduced an additional facility for filing income tax returns called “Updated Return”, in addition to existing facilities like original, belated and...
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Govt. Enables the Filing of Updated Return in Form ITR-U on IT Portal
News The State of Tamil Nadu has been hard at work in setting up a legal framework to govern online gaming. Due to multiple suicides and rising crimes owing to...
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Public Opinion Invited on TN Online Gambling Legislation
News The Finance Act, 2022 had provided tax exemption for amounts received by taxpayers for expenditure actually incurred by them towards their medical treatment or treatment of any member of...
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CBDT: Conditions for Claiming Tax Exemption on Payments Received for Covid-19 Treatment
News The Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on August 05, 2022, seeking to amend the Competition Act, 2002. The majority of the amendments proposed to...
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Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022 Introduced in the Lok Sabha
News The Reserve Bank of India has brought temporary liberalisation measures to ‘enhance forex inflows while ensuring overall macroeconomic and financial stability which will be in force for ECBs raised...
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RBI Adopts Liberalisation Measures – External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) Policy
News The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) issued a clarificatory circular on the applicability of service tax / GST on payments in the nature of liquidated damages...
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CBIC Issues Clarification on GST Application on Payments in Nature of Liquidated Damages
News India is set to host the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup from October 11, 2022. FIFA expects that a democratically elected body of AIFF should carry out the inauguration...
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SC: FIFA Requires Democratically Elected AIFF To Oversee U-17 Women’s World Cup
News The Bill provides a statutory framework for the functioning of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) and the National Dope Testing Laboratory in sports. The bill gives powers to anti-doping...
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The Lok Sabha Passes the National Anti-doping Bill, 2022
News By interim relief, the Karnataka High Court has stayed the letter issued by the Badminton Association of India, disaffiliating the Karnataka Badminton Association for not amending the byelaws in...
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Karnataka High Court Stays Disaffiliation of Karnataka Badminton Association
News On July 28th, the app was removed from Alphabet Inc’s Google Play Store and Apple Store. BGMI had over 100 million users in India. The ban comes as a...
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Krafton’s BGMI Blocked Over Data Sharing Concerns with China
News The British luxury giant is partnering with esports company Gen G for a four-part education series highlighting inclusivity in the competitive industry and a scholarship for emerging players. Gen...
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Burberry and Gen.G Partner to Back Female Athletes in Esports
News In many online games like fantasy sports and other skill-based betting games, the prize pool is made up of the entrance fees that are paid by users when they...
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GoM Proposes 28% GST: E-Gaming Industry in a Fix
News Reliance announced it’s support for the country’s athletes in major multi-sport events as part of a long-term partnership with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). This decision was taken to...
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Olympics-Reliance Joins India’s Olympic Body as a Principal Partner
News The Commonwealth Esports Championships are set to take place from August 6-7 in Birmingham. India will make its debut in this international esports tournament, along with other Commonwealth nations...
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CWG 2022- India at Commonwealth Esports Championships
News The pendency in the disposal of opposition proceedings has for long been the bane of the Indian Trade Marks Registry (“Registry”), with stake holders often having to take up...
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TMR Addresses the Issue of Opposition Backlogs
News On 14th July 2022 the Union Ministry of Commerce notified Rule 43A - Work from Home in Special Economic Zones Rules, 2006 for all Special Economic Zones. As per the...
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Work From Home Rule for SEZs Notified
News On 17th July, the CBIC issued FAQs clarifying the GST applicability on pre-packaged and labelled goods. The said changes were introduced following the recommendations of the GST Council in...
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CBIC Notifies FAQs on GST Applicability on ‘Pre-Packaged and Labelled’ Goods
News Fox Mandal & Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Saurabh Bindal as Partner – Dispute Resolution. Saurabh will be steering the dispute resolution practice from the firm’s...
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Saurabh Bindal Joins as Dispute Resolution Partner in New Delhi
News The Ministry of Civil Aviation, through a notification dated 6th July 2022, sought amendments to the Aircraft Rules, 1937. The amendments shall come into force from the date of...
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Aviation Ministry Proposes Amendments to Aircraft Rules, 1937
News In an appeal against the order of the Additional District Judge (“ADJ”) (non-commercial) refusing ex parte injunction against an alleged act of trademark infringement, the High Court of Delhi...
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Delhi HC: IP Disputes to be Adjudicated by Designated Commercial Courts
News In Munjaal Manishbhai Bhatt vs. UOI, the Appellant had entered into an agreement for the purchase of land from a developer and the construction of a building on the...
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GST Relief for the Real Estate
News The Delhi High Court restored two patents filed by the European Union which were subsequently abandoned due to non-filing of the Reply to First Examination report. The High Court...
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Delhi HC Restores Patents Filed by EU
News The Government of India notified the IT Rules in 2021 with an aim to address concerns regarding the lack of transparency and accountability among the intermediaries, who are exempted...
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Comments on Draft Amendments to IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 Invited
News The Gujarat Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling (AAAR) in reference to 'Healthcare Services' has confirmed that a health-related service supplied by a clinical establishment irrespective of whether provided inside...
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AAAR-Gujarat Clarifies GST Exemption to ‘Healthcare Services.’
News On 27th May 2022 the government approved the revised guidelines of its key scheme for cluster development, "Micro and Small Enterprises-Cluster Development Programme (MSE-CDP)". The guidelines shall be implemented...
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Guidelines for Small Business Cluster Development Programme Approved
News On 18th May 2022, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) released FAQs to address queries on Cyber Security Directions of 28.04.2022. The FAQs, consist of 44 questions that endeavour...
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CERT-In Issues FAQs to Address Queries on Cyber Security Directions
News On 14th May 2022 the Department of Telecommunication launched the “GatiShakti Sanchar” portal for Centralised Right of Way (RoW) approvals (www.sugamsanchar.gov.in).Telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw  said that “The portal shall...
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DoT Launches ‘GatiShakti Sanchar’ Portal for Centralised RoW Approvals
News On 10th May 2022, the Securities Exchange Board of India notified SEBI (Infrastructure Investment Trusts) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022 which are set to come into force on the date of...
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SEBI (Infrastructure Investment Trusts) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022 Notified
News On 6th May 2022, The Central Board of Direct Taxes notified Income Tax Amendment (Thirteenth Amendment) Rules, 2022, set to come into force on the date of their publication...
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CBDT Notifies Income Tax Amendment (Thirteenth Amendment) Rules, 2022
News On 4th May 2022, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified amendments to the  Companies (Share Capital and Debenture) Rules, 2014. The Rules shall come into force from the date...
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MCA Amends Companies (Share Capital and Debenture) Rules, 2014
News On 28th April 2022, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India amended the Liquidation Process Regulations clarifying the applicability of Sections 2A, 21A, 31A and 44.The said amendments have...
Corporate | Legal News |
IBBI Amends Liquidation Process Regulations, 2016
News On 27th April 2022, the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) issued a detailed Framework for FinTech Entity in the IFSCs (International Financial Services Centres). The Framework aims to...
Funds | Legal News |
IFSCA Issues Framework for FinTech Entities in the IFCSs
News On 19th April 2022, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified amendments to the Rules governing Nidhi Companies in the Official Gazette.  The Amendments mandate Public Companies seeking to function...
Corporate | Legal News |
MCA Amends Rules Governing Nidhi Companies
News International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), has notified a comprehensive regulatory framework for Investment Funds in the official gazette on April 19, 2022.The salient features of the regulations includes:(I) Registering...
Funds | Legal News |
International Financial Services Centres Authority (Fund Management) Regulations, 2022
News On 18th April 2022 Congress Leader Jairam Ramesh announced that the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment, Forests and Climate Change has finalised and adopted its report...
Environmental Law | Legal News |
Parliamentary Panel Adopts Report on Wildlife Protection Bill
News On 13th April 2022, the Union Cabinet approved the policy for utilising the land acquired under the Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition & Development) Act, 1957 [CBA Act].  The objective...
Infrastructure & Energy | Legal News |
Policy for Use of Land Under CBA Act Approved
News Through a Press Release posted on 12th April, 2022, it has been duly notified that for the first time in the last 11 years, the number of domestic patent...
Intellectual Property | Legal News |
Domestic Patent Filings Surpass International Patent Filings in India
News The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has directed the Registrar of Companies of National Capital Delhi and Haryana to file complaints against CA/CS who allegedly have been indulging in professional...
Corporate | Legal News |
ROC Granted Permission to File Complaint Against CA/CS by MCA
News   Fox Mandal & Associates (FMA) announces the integration of Mr. Shourya Mandal and his team into the firm. One of the Kolkata branches and the Ahmedabad...
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Fox Mandal & Associates Expands Operations in Kolkata & Ahmedabad
News SEBI, vide Circular no. SEBI/HO/CDMRD/DNP/CIR/P/2022/34 dated March 24, 2022, permitted the recognised Stock  Exchanges having a Commodity  Derivative segment, to introduce options on commodity indices.The said framework has been...
Government, Regulatory and Compliance | Legal News |
SEBI: Risk Management Framework for Options on Commodity Indices
News On 16th March, 2022, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) issued a draft notification which proposes to formalise the movement of personal vehicles registered in other countries...
Government, Regulatory and Compliance | Legal News | Automotive |
Draft Notification to Formalize Movement of Foreign Personal Vehicles Released
News Through a Press Release dated 17th March 2022, the RBI has notified the amended Payment and Settlement Systems Regulations, 2008. In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read...
Technology Law | Legal News |
RBI Releases Amended Payment and Settlement Systems Regulations, 2008
News On 16th March 2022, the Tamil Nadu Government released Tamil Nadu Data Policy 2022 with the objective of aiding policy-making, improving implementation of schemes, encouraging value-added services and improving...
Technology Law | Legal News | Information Technology |
Tamil Nadu Data Policy 2022 Unveiled
News On 14th March, 2022, the government released a Press Note issuing clarification and amendments to certain provisions of the Consolidated FDI Policy of 2020. One of the significant changes...
Government, Regulatory and Compliance | Legal News |
Government Brings Clarity to the FDI Policy
News The Department of Pharmaceuticals under the Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry released an Approach Paper for the Draft National Policy for the Medical Devices, 2022, inviting feedback of the relevant...
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Approach Paper on Draft National Medical Devices Policy released
News The draft national policy for MSMEs was notified on 2nd March, 2022. It aims to address pressing sectoral issues in the areas like intergovernmental roles and responsibility, legislation and...
Government, Regulatory and Compliance | Legal News |
Draft National Policy for MSMEs Notified
News The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) vide its Notification dated 04th March, 2022 has published Limited Liability Partnership (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022 to further amend the existing Limited Liability...
Corporate | Legal News |
MCA Notifies Limited Liability Partnership (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022
News On 2nd March 2022, The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) released a draft framework on sustainable and sustainability-linked lending by financial in IFSCs.The Consultation framework states that, “Banks and Finance...
Environmental Law | Legal News |
IFSCA releases Draft Framework on Sustainable Financial Lending
News As per the latest notification by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the compensation to the kin of hit-and-run victims has been increased by eight-fold to Rs 2...
Dispute Resolution | Legal News | Automotive |
Govt. increases Compensation for the Victims of Hit-and-Run Cases
News Sushant Shetty, our Practice Head, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Fox Mandal, Mumbai & Pune has been featured by Asian Legal Business as one of ALB India's Rising Stars of...
Real Estate | Awards & Recognitions |
Sushant Shetty- One of ALB India’s Rising Stars of 2022
News On 23rd February, 2022 the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) released guidelines that have been made applicable to all virtual digital assets (VDA) related ads, including cryptocurrencies and...
Intellectual Property | Legal News |
ASCI frames advertisement guidelines for Virtual Digital Assets
News On 16th February 2022, the Central Government published Rules to amend Schedule II of Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 , in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 3,...
Environmental Law | Legal News |
Govt. Notifies Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2022
News Following the recommendations of the Kotak Committee, SEBI had decided to make it mandatory for the listed companies to have their post of Chairman and Managing Director separated from...
Corporate | Legal News |
SEBI makes the Separation Norm of MD and Chairman Roles Voluntary
News On 14th February 2022, the Karnataka High Court lifted the ban on the State’s recent online gambling law on the grounds of being unconstitutional, providing a major relief to...
Intellectual Property | Legal News |
Karnataka HC lifts Ban on Online Gambling
News The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India vide its notification dated 7th February 2022 published “Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016”. The current version of the...
Mergers & Acquisitions | Legal News |
IBBI Publishes FAQs on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016
News With the objective to boost the ‘Make in India’ scheme, the government has banned import of foreign manufactured drones with an exception of those required for the defence, security...
Government, Regulatory and Compliance | Legal News |
India Bans Import of Drones
News The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways issued a draft notification on 2nd February 2022 that further amended the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989. The proposed rules make Vehicle...
Government, Regulatory and Compliance | Legal News | Automotive |
Rules governing Vehicle Fitness Certification amended
News The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a fresh set of regulations to amend the existing SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015  which have come into force on the date...
Corporate | Legal News |
SEBI Amends LODR Regulations, 2015
News The apex indirect taxes body on 19 January 2022, published detailed guidelines for the recovery of arrears and write-offs in order to prevent multiplicity of recovery processes by various...
Tax | Legal News |
CBIC Issues Master Circular on Recovery and Write-offs of Arrears of Revenue
News The Department of Telecom, on 17th January amended telecom license to allow service providers to start machine-to-machine communication- a key driver to facilitate 5G adoption in the country. The...
Technology Law | Legal News |
DoT allows service providers to initiate machine-to-machine communications
News Following the surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, on 10th January, 2022, the Supreme Court of India directed that the period from 15.03.2020 till 28.02.2022 shall be excluded...
Tax | Legal News |
NCDRC Issues Directions for Computation of Limitation Period
News Fox Mandal has been ranked for eight practice areas by Legal500 in its ranking released for the year 2022. The ranked practices are: Corporate and M& A Intellectual Property...
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Legal500 Ranks Fox Mandal for Eight Practice Areas
News In consideration of the challenges reported by the taxpayers and relevant stakeholders following the recent surge in the COVID-19 cases across the country and issues faced in electronic filing...
Tax | Legal News |
CBDT eases Income Tax and Audit Compliance Norms
News Our Partner, Santosh Vikram Singh was recognised as one of India’s top 15 IP Lawyers in 2021 by the Asian Legal Business in its November- December Edition, 2021. What...
Intellectual Property | Awards & Recognitions |
Santosh Vikram Singh – One of India’s Top IP Lawyers in 2021
News Fox Mandal & Associates is pleased to announce the elevation of three of its Partners to equity partnerships. The promoted partners are S.T. Prashantha Kumar, Santosh Vikram Singh and...
Renewable Energy | Firm News |
Fox Mandal Elevates Three Partners to Equity Partnership
News Fox Mandal has been ranked for five practice areas by IFLR1000 in its 31st Edition released for the year 2020/2021. The ranked practices are: 1. M&A 2. Private Equity...
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Fox Mandal Ranked for Five Practice Areas by IFLR1000
News Fox Mandal has been ranked for three practice areas and four industry sectors by Asialaw in its  ranking released for the year 2021. The ranked practices are: Corporate and...
Awards & Recognitions |
Asialaw Ranks Fox Mandal for Seven Practice Areas
News Fox Mandal is pleased to announce the elevation of Chandrasekharan Ramanathan as Partner. An Advocate and Company Secretary with over 45 years of experience, he leads the firm’s infrastructure...
Infrastructure & Energy | Firm News |
Chandrasekharan Ramanathan Elevated as Partner
News Fox Mandal & Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr A. P. Pasupathy, formerly the AVP – Project development at ReNew Power, as Practice Head of the...
Renewable Energy | Firm News |
A.P. Pasupathy Joins Fox Mandal as Practice Head – Renewable Energy
News Yoga has been a part of the Indian culture for eons and is now a symbol of our traditions across the world. In fact, it is a way of...
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Fox Mandal Celebrates International Yoga Day
News Santosh Vikram Singh, Partner, Fox Mandal & Associates was quoted in Asian Legal Business (ALB) June Edition in response to the query: Given that 2021 is expected to see...
Media Mentions |
Quote Shared by Santosh Vikram Singh on “Branding Your Business”
News Rajesh Vellakkat, was recognised as one of India’s top 15 TMT/FinTech Lawyers in 2021 by the Asian Legal Business in its June Edition. Read More Share Download Related News
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Rajesh Vellakkat – One of India’s top TMT/FinTech Lawyers in 2021
News Fox Mandal has been ranked as one of the 'Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm' in the Law Firm of the Year 2021 ranking by InHouse Community. Only three other...
Dispute Resolution | Government, Regulatory and Compliance | Awards & Recognitions |
Firm of the Year 2021 – In House Community
News Fox Mandal has been recognized as an award winning law firm in the Indian Law Firm Awards, 2021 for Real Estate Practice by Indian Business Law Journal. The Bangkok,...
Real Estate | Awards & Recognitions |
Indian Law Firm Awards, 2021-Real Estate
News ALB Asia Employer of Choice 2021Fox Mandal has been ranked as one of Asia's Employer of choice by Asian Legal Business. The selection was on the basis of extensive...
Awards & Recognitions |
Asia’s Employer of Choice by the Asian Legal Business
News Asian Legal Business (ALB) has recognized Fox Mandal as a Tier I Firm in Asia for Patents, Copyright and Trademark. This is the fourth year in a row that...
Intellectual Property | Awards & Recognitions |
Tier I Firm in India – Copyrights/Trademarks and Patents
News Fox Mandal has been ranked as a Recommended Firm for 'Labour & Employment' Practice by Benchmark Litigation in its Asia Pacific Ranking. We have also been ranked in the...
Awards & Recognitions |
Fox Mandal Ranked for Three Practice Areas by Benchmark Litigation
News In association with Keiretsu Forum, Fox Mandal is organizing an event to deliberate on impact of Union Budget-2021. Apart from Budget analysis from the direct and indirect tax perspective,...
Tax | Events |
UNION BUDGET-2021: From Recovery to Rapid Growth
News Fox Mandal has been enlisted in the Forbes Legal Power List 2020 as one of the Top Law Firms in Corporate & Commercial practice category. Read More Share Download...
Corporate | Awards & Recognitions |
Forbes Legal Power List 2020 – Top Corporate Law Firm
News The CII press release announced Ms. Purnima Kamble's election as chairwoman of CII-Indian Women Network (IWN) Telangana for 2021-22.Publication: The Hindu  Read More Share Download Related News
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Mention – New office-bearers of CII-IWN Telangana
News Our Group Head, Aruna Singh has been ranked as one of the three Best Property Case lawyers in Chennai ,Tamil Nadu by @threebestrated. The ranking is the result of...
Real Estate | Awards & Recognitions |
Aruna Singh – Top Property Case Lawyer in Chennai – Three Best Rated
News Our Real Estate Practice Head, Sushant Shetty, has been appointed as the Newsletter Editor for the International Bar Association Real Estate Section.  Read More Share Download Related News
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Sushant Shetty Appointed as Newsletter Editor by IBA
News Santosh Vikram Singh, Partner, Fox Mandal & Associates was quoted, "Fox Mandal had embarked on its digital journey much before it became a necessity for everyone owing to the...
Media Mentions |
Quote- Spreading the Word
News In continuance of our ‘Be Heard’ initiative, this women’s day, we asked FM women to share their experience dealing with the lockdown situation last year.From taking the help of...
Firm News | Agribusiness |
Fox Mandal Celebrates International Women’s Day – Part of Be-Heard Initiative
News The panelists decode the union budget 2021-22 and highlight the implications, summarizing the key themes and deep diving into tax and other policy announcements. Panelists from Fox Mandal: Sandip...
Tax | Events |
Post Budget Analysis with CII Telangana
News India Business Law Journal polled 150 of India’s A-List Lawyers and Legal Icons to find out what it takes to be one of India’s elite lawyers.They asked them to...
Media Mentions |
Shuva Mandal shares his “Secret to Success”
News Fox Mandal & Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Pramod Banthia as Director - Indirect Taxes. Pramod would operate from the Bangalore office and lead the...
Tax | Firm News |
Pramod Banthia Joins Fox Mandal as Director – Indirect Taxes
News We have been recognized by Legal500 for rendering eclectic services in the following practices: Corporate and M&A Data Protection Intellectual Property Projects & Energy Real Estate & Construction Labour...
Awards & Recognitions |
Legal 500 Ranks Fox Mandal’s Seven Practices
News Satya Prasad T, director, FM Advisory Services at Fox Mandal & Associates, points out that the divided/contradictory decisions of the Tribunals exist due to facts of the case which...
Media Mentions |
Sathya Prasad on the legal ambiguity in accepting bids beyond stipulated deadlines
News Our Partner, Santosh Vikram Singh was recognised as one of India’s top 15 IP Lawyers in 2020 by the Asian Legal Business. Read More Share Download Related News
Awards & Recognitions |
Santosh Vikram Singh – One of India’s top 15 IP Lawyers in 2021
News The recent pandemic has reignited the long-debated issue of Patent Rights Vs. Public Interest. We all have been deliberating on whether Patent rights are Public rights or Private rights...
Intellectual Property | Events |
Covid-19 vaccines: Patent Rights Vs. Public Interest
News Fox Mandal & Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sandip Mukherjee as Director, International Tax Practice. Sandip would operate from the Pune office and lead the...
Renewable Energy | Firm News |
Former Big Four partner Sandip Mukherjee joins Fox Mandal
News Booking.com case came to limelight on June 30, 2020 when the US Supreme Court gave it’s ruling in favour of the Company allowing the mark to be registered with...
Intellectual Property | Events |
The Future of Protecting Generic Terms: Post Booking.com

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Insights The twenty third issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform, is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc....
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Tax INFORM- November 2022
Insights The twenty second issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform, is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc....
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Tax INFORM- October 2022
Insights The twenty first issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform, is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc....
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Tax INFORM- September 2022
Insights The twentieth issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform, is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued...
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Tax INFORM- August 2022
Insights The rights of shareholders form the cornerstone of the corporate structure. Shareholders’ rights refer to the legal entitlements of shareholders vis-à-vis companies in which they invest. These rights are,...
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A Comparative Analysis of the Rights of Shareholders in India and the United Kingdom
Insights The nineteenth issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued...
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Tax INFORM- July 2022
Insights The eighteenth issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued...
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Tax INFORM- June 2022
Insights In the recent judgment in Soothe Healthcare Private Limited v. Dabur India Limited, CS(COMM) 18/2022, the Delhi High Court, on March 3, 2022, emphasized that descriptive and laudatory words cannot be protected as...
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Descriptive and Laudatory Words Nixed as Trademarks
Insights Even though the Sexual Harassment at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act and Rules, 2013 (herein referred to as the POSH Act)2 can be regarded as a ‘good law’,...
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Gender Neutrality in Workplace Sexual Harassment Laws
Insights Company Law Committee proposed various amendments to Companies Act 2013 to recognise new concepts which are in tune with global developments. Some of the primary suggestions envisaged by the...
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Company Law Committee Recommendations- Proposed Amendments to Companies Act 2013
Insights The purpose of this article is to examine the applicability of relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act of 1961 (“the Act”) to Virtual Digital Assets  (“VDA”), also known as...
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Nitty-Gritties of Direct Taxation on Transfer of Virtual Digital Asset
Insights The seventeenth issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued...
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Tax INFORM- May 2022
Insights The sixteenth issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued...
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Tax INFORM- April 2022
Insights The fifteenth issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued...
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Tax INFORM- March 2022
Insights The fourteenth issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued...
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Tax INFORM- February 2022
Insights With India celebrating Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and entering Amrit Kaal, the 25-year-long leadup to India@100, the Government intends to complement the macro-economic level growth focus with a micro-economic level...
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Union Budget Highlights 2022-23
Insights The thirteenth issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued...
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Tax INFORM- January 2022
Insights The twelfth issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued...
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Tax INFORM- December 2021
Insights The eleventh issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued...
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Tax INFORM- November 2021
Insights Charity and Non-Profit Sector The non-religious charities and the non-profit sector in India had been inherently functioning in regulatory disarray resulting from a serpitine regulatory regime, lax enforceability, and...
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Scheme of Taxation of a Charitable Trust
Insights The introduction of faceless assessment was a landmark move by the Indian Income Tax Department to honour the honest taxpayers and bring transparency to the entire tax litigation system....
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Faceless Assessment – Practical Challenges and the Way Forward
Insights The ninth issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued...
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Tax INFORM- September 2021
Insights The eighth issue of our monthly tax newsletter - Tax Inform is out. Through these newsletters, we provide a monthly compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc....
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Tax Inform – August 2021
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Tax Inform – July 2021
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Tax Inform – June 2021
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Tax INFORM – Issue IV – May 2021
Insights This newsletter provides a monthly compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued by the authorities impacting entities & individuals operating in India. Read More Share Related...
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Tax INFORM – Issue IV – April 2021
Insights Read about the importance of airport infrastructure in the development of a nation with special focus on the regulatory mechanism existing in India and policy initiatives taken up by...
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Airport Infrastructure – Yet to take off
Insights This newsletter provides a monthly compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued by the authorities impacting entities & individuals operating in India.   Click Here to Read the...
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Tax Format – Issue III -March 2021
Insights This newsletter provides a monthly compilation of key real estate-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued by the authorities impacting entities & individuals operating in India. Read More Share Related...
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Ground Reality – March 2021
Insights Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in June 2020 constituted an Internal Working Group (IWG) to review extant ownership guidelines and corporate structure for Indian private sector banks and other...
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Under Attack: IWG’s Recommendation to RBI in Favour of Large Corporates Owning Banks
Insights The article discusses how from a practical perspective, it is much easier to follow the tried and tested framework of Copyright law to manage NPD datasets than creating a...
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Copyright Framework: The Panacea For The Non-Personal Data Governance
Insights The Union Budget was announced on 1st February 2021. Significant changes to the tax system, the finance minister announced the relaxation in income tax filing for the elderly under...
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Union Budget 2021-Tax Highlights
Insights This newsletter provides a monthly compilation of key tax-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued by the authorities impacting entities & individuals operating in India. Click Here to Read the...
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Tax Format – Issue II -February 2021
Insights This newsletter provides a monthly compilation of key real estate-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued by the authorities impacting entities & individuals operating in India.  Read More Share...
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Ground Reality – February 2021
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Tax Format – Issue I -January 2021
Insights This newsletter provides a monthly compilation of key real estate-related case laws, circulars, notifications, etc. issued by the authorities impacting entities & individuals operating in India.  Read More Share...
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Ground Reality – January 2021
Insights The article deals with the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) introduced Guidelines to make real-money gaming advertising safer and more responsible for the consumers. These guidelines are to...
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Online Gaming Advertisements To Be Self Regulated
Insights The controversy stemming from the face-off between Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) and Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) with respect to premature disclosure of the latter’s...
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Is KIIFB accountable to CAG: A legal viewpoint
Insights The recent news about the Government issuing a notification thereby bringing online content providers (OTT platforms) such as Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon, etc. under the ambit of the Ministry of...
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Govt. Takes The First Step Towards Regulating OTT Platforms In India
Insights Abstract Infrastructure Investment Trusts, also known as InvITs, are gradually gaining traction amongst investors owing to its diverse nature of investments. InvITs can be utilised for monetization of infrastructure assets...
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How InVits will Push Infrastructure Growth in India
Insights The concept of dynamic injunctions was recently introduced in the Indian Courts to prevent the hardships faced by domain name registrants in filing a suit every time a pirated...
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Dynamic Rulings on Dynamic Injunctions
Insights The newsletter explains the extension of the time limit for convening the annual general meeting of companies for the financial year 2019-2020 on account of the Covid pandemic.  Read More...
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INFORM – Corporate Compliance Update – September 2020
Insights The recent political twitter battle where Mr. Rahul Gandhi tweeted that “BJP & RSS control Facebook & WhatsApp in India. They spread fake news and hatred through it and...
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Regulating Digital Media Platforms & Free speech rights
Insights The article pays homage to modern elevators by discussing its global laws for operation. It also provides specimens of elevators around the world! Click Here to Read the Original...
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E(law)vating Your Thoughts
Insights This alert provides an update on the key announcements in the field of Income Tax that includes the circulars, notifications, etc. issued by the Authorities impacting entities & individuals...
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#MovingAhead Transparent Taxation – Honouring the Honest – September 2020
Insights This alert provides an update on the key announcements in the field of Income Tax that includes the circulars, notifications, etc. issued by the authorities impacting entities & individuals...
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#MovingAhead – Boosting The Economy – August 2020
Insights This update sheds light upon the announcement of a 2-lakh crore economic stimulant package intended to uplift the economy due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the consequent amendments to Micro Small and Medium...
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Corporate Compliance Update – June 2020
Insights The India Chapter of the Global Legal Insights - Employment & Labour Law 2021, Ninth Edition has been jointly authored by our Senior Associate, Kaamya Ramanan and Associate, Nishtha...
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Global Legal Insights – Employment & Labour Law 2021, India
Insights This alert provides an update on the key announcements in the field of Income Tax that includes the circulars, notifications, etc. issued by the Authorities impacting entities & individuals operating in India.   Read More...
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#MovingAhead – Boosting the Economy – May 2020
Insights This newsletter provides the key announcements in the field of Income Tax that includes the circulars, notifications, etc. issued by the authorities impacting entities & individuals operating in India.   Read More Share Related...
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Tax INFORM – April, 2020
Insights This Newsletter discusses the Press Note No. 3 (2020 series) dated 17th April 2020, issued by the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), (Ministry of Commerce & Industry) that sought to...
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INFORM – Corporate Compliance Update – April 2020
Insights To minimize the impact of the pandemic on the general public as well as business establishments and ensure minimum disruption in the supply chain, many amendments, advisories and announcements...
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COVID 19 Legal FAQ Series – Intellectual Property Law – April 2020
Insights To minimize the impact of the pandemic on the general public as well as business establishments and ensure minimum disruption in the supply chain, many amendments, advisories and announcements...
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COVID 19 Legal FAQ Series – FDI Policy – April 2020
Insights This newsletter deals with the clarification on convening Extraordinary general meetings through video conference facility. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs had issued a general circular No. 14/2020 dated 8th...
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INFORM – Corporate Compliance Update
Insights To minimize the impact of the pandemic on the general public as well as business establishments and ensure minimum disruption in the supply chain, many amendments, advisories and announcements...
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COVID 19 Legal FAQ Series – Corporate Law – April 2020
Insights To minimize the impact of the pandemic on the general public as well as business establishments and ensure minimum disruption in the supply chain, many amendments, advisories and announcements...
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COVID 19 Legal FAQ Series – Force Majeure & Impact on Real Estate Issues – April 2020
Insights Lockdown of businesses due to Covid 19 pandemic has created an unprecedented business situation. The symmetry among all factors of production like materials, labor and capital have been disrupted. ...
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Coronavirus lockdown: Time for businesses to renegotiate contracts to avoid catastrophic fallouts
Insights To minimize the impact of the pandemic on the general public as well as business establishments and ensure minimum disruption in the supply chain, many amendments, advisories and announcements...
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COVID 19 Legal FAQ Series – Corporate Law – Force Majeure & Other Contractual Obligations – April 2020
Insights To minimize the impact of the pandemic on the general public as well as business establishments and ensure minimum disruption in the supply chain, many amendments, advisories and announcements...
Employment Law | Report |
COVID 19 Legal FAQ Series – Labour & Employment – April 2020
Insights Following the announcement of the Pandemic, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs [“MCA”] introduced certain relaxations vide amendments to some of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 including convening...
Corporate | Newsletter | Start-Ups |
INFORM – Corporate Compliance Update – April 2020
Insights The report captures the key tax-related announcements made by the finance minister on account of the Covid 19 pandemic. Various deadlines are extended, and other reliefs have been provided to...
Tax | Report |
Announcement on the Covid 19 Relief Measures – March 2020
Insights This newsletter discusses the ordinance dated September 20, 2019, which provided an option to domestic companies to pay income tax without any exemption/incentive at a reduced effective rate of...
Tax | Newsletter |
Tax INFORM – October 2019
Insights The Newsletter provides the important circulars issued by the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI), as well as amendments and guidelines with respect to the investments in the...
Corporate | Newsletter |
INFORM– Capital Market Update – September 2019
Insights The Newsletter provides the important circulars issued by the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI), as well as amendments and guidelines with respect to the investments in the...
Corporate | Newsletter |
INFORM – Capital Market Update –May 2019
Insights The Newsletter provides the important circulars issued by the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI), as well as amendments and guidelines with respect to the investments in the...
Corporate | Newsletter |
INFORM – Capital Market Update –June 2019
Insights The Newsletter provides the important circulars issued by the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI), as well as amendments and guidelines with respect to the investments in the...
Corporate | Newsletter |
INFORM – Capital Market Update –May 2019

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