Monthly Archives: August 2015

Amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill, 2015: Govt.

Indian Government gave its approval for amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill, 2015 taking into consideration the Law Commission’s recommendations, and suggestions received from stake holders. The Government of India has decided to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, … Continue reading

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PC can be granted for further investigation: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that police remand can be sought in respect of an accused arrested at the stage of further investigation if the interrogation is needed by the investigating agency. “Police remand can be sought under … Continue reading

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USCIS Discontinues Legacy e-Filing System

USCIS will discontinue its legacy e-Filing system in order to maintain data security standards and focus resources on the replacement Electronic Immigration System. The legacy e-Filing system has offered online filing for several USCIS forms. After the system is decommissioned, … Continue reading

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Unwed mother can be a guardian of her child: SC

The Supreme Court of India has held that an unwed mother can be appointed as the legal guardian of her child without the consent of the father. “It is thus abundantly clear that the predominant legal thought in different civil … Continue reading

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Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013 re-modified: Govt.

Government of India has further amended the Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013, namely: – (1) These regulations may be called the Customs Baggage Declaration (Amendment) Regulations, 2015. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in … Continue reading

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Policy Memorandum on L-1B Visa: USCIS

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued policy memorandum that provides guidance on the adjudication of the L-1B classification. http://goo.gl/TFlj50 L-1B visa permits multinational companies to transfer employees who possess “specialized knowledge” from their foreign operations to their operations … Continue reading

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Aadhaar Card not mandatory: SC

Agreeing that the legal position regarding the existence of the fundamental right to privacy is ‘doubtful’, the Supreme Court of India referred the issue to be placed before the Chief Justice of India to be marked for an appropriate Bench. … Continue reading

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