Monthly Archives: August 2012

Opposition Board recommendations to be provided to patentee and opponent: IPAB

Intellectual Property Appellate Board ruled that whenever the Opposition Board makes recommendations under Section 25(3)(b) of the Patent Act in a post-grant opposition proceedings both the patentee and the opponent are entitled to know the contents of the recommendations before … Continue reading

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Supreme Court as well as High Courts have jurisdiction to entertain challenge to the advance ruling of AAR: SC

As the decisions of Authority for Advance Rulings are binding on the applicant and the income tax department in respect of the transaction under sub-section (1) of Section 245S of the Income Tax Act, the Supreme Court of India held … Continue reading

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Employer becomes liable to pay as soon as personal injury is caused to workmen: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that an employer becomes liable to pay compensation under the Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 as soon as the personal injury is caused to the workmen by the accident which arose out of and in … Continue reading

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India signs TIEA with Monaco

Government of India and Government of Principality of Monaco have signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA). This is the ninth TIEA being signed by India. Salient features of this agreement are: – It is based on international standard of … Continue reading

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India permit investments from Pakistan

India decided to permit a citizen of Pakistan or an entity incorporated in Pakistan to make investments in India, under the Government route, in sectors/activities other than defence, space and atomic energy.

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India signed a revised DTAA with the Government of the Republic of Indonesia

India signed a revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) with the Government of the Republic of Indonesia for the avoidance of double taxation and for the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. The revised DTAA gives … Continue reading

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Telecom service providers to deliver broadband services in transparent manner: TRAI

In order to ensure transparency in delivery of broadband services and to protect interests of consumers in the telecom sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued directions to telecom service providers for delivering broadband services in a … Continue reading

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