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17 Jul 2019

In a digital world, in a smart city or smart home environment, human life is revolving around data, and law ideally should permit and facilitate every kind of data processing for the growth of digital driven economy.

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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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28 Jan 2018

Soumitra Banerjee, Group Head taking master class on A step by step guide to drafting a business contract scheduled in Bangalore on 12th January 2018 at Hotel Pride.

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01 Aug 2017

Fox Mandal recently organised an event on “IP Management – Best Practices” at its Bangalore office. Senior IP practitioners from organisations in diverse industry domains addressed a group of over 20 IP practitioners and stakeholders and shared insights and best practices from their industry and organisations. The interactive session also gave the audience an opportunity to engage with the experts to clarify various IP management related issues.

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01 Aug 2017

Fox Mandal Partner Purnima Kamble, who heads the firm’s Hyderabad office, was privileged to felicitate Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu, in her capacity as a Charter Member of TiE’s newly-launched chapter in Amaravathi, the capital of Andhra Pradesh state. The AP state government is keen to attract start-ups and TiE expects to play an important role in helping create a suitable ecosystem.

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26 Apr 2017

On April 26, 2017, Fox Mandal’s Bangalore office hosted a session on the “Tax and Legal aspects of inward investment in Italy”. Partners from Studio Pirola, a leading Italian tax advisory and legal services firm, spoke on the subject and answered questions from the audience.

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13 Apr 2017

Rajesh Vellakkat, Partner, was invited to be a panellist at KLE Law College’s Lexpert 2017, an event aimed at giving students a practitioner’s perspective of a career in law. Rajesh spoke about the intersection of “technology” and “law” and the resulting opportunities to provide legal services to technology companies. He discussed the scope of “Technology Law” as a practice area and its linkages with other areas such as Corporate Law and IPR Law, and highlighted certain laws that students desirous of pursuing a career in this area must gain expertise in. 

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25 Mar 2020

Fostering the initiatives of the Government of India t o contain the spread of Covid 19 and to address the large scale economic and financial distress caused by this pandemic, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs [“MCA”] has introduced certain relaxations vide amendments to some of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013

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25 Mar 2020

In the wake of COVID 19 pandemic affecting economic and business environment in the country, the Hon’ble Finance Minister has announced the following measures and relaxations

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05 Feb 2020

Union Minister of Finance, Government of India, Hon’ble Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman has announced the Union Budget 2020. Key takeaways of the changes introduced in Tax Budget are herein addressed for reference.

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31 Jul 2019

SEBI vide amendment dated June 27,2019 introduced Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2019 to further amend the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015.

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24 Jun 2019

SEBI, with the goal of kick-starting listing of startups in India, had launched ‘Institutional Trading Platform’ for listing of shares. However, it failed to gain any traction in the market. Therefore, SEBI came up with a slew of reforms starting with renaming the platform as ‘Innovators Growth Platform (IGP)’ and relaxed norms for listing of startups for raising funds and getting their shares traded on stock exchanges.

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24 Apr 2014

Sexual harassment is categorized as a serious criminal offence and violation of fundamental rights which can destroy human dignity and freedom. In an effort to promote the well being of women employees at the work place, every employer should now mandatorily have strict guidelines against sexual harassment. President Pranab Mukherjee has accorded his assent to the bill under which, cases of sexual harassment at workplace will have to be dealt and disposed off by an in-house committees within 90 days failing which a penalty will be imposed.

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