Monthly Archives: June 2016

Radical changes in FDI policy regime; Most sectors on automatic route for FDI: Govt.

Indian Government has decided to introduce a number of amendments in the FDI Policy. Changes introduced in the policy include increase in sectoral caps, bringing more activities under automatic route and easing of conditionalities for foreign investment. These amendments seek … Continue reading

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New Print Media Advertisement policy: Govt.

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has framed a New Print Media Advertisement Policy for Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity (DAVP) with the objective to promote transparency and accountability in issuing of advertisements in print media. The policy focuses on … Continue reading

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SKECHERS trade dress copied; injunction granted: DHC

The Delhi High Court restrained a local shoe manufacturer from using the trade dress of US lifestyle shoe maker SKECHERS GOwalk series in relation to any of their products. Plaintiff SKECHERS sued defendant Pure Play Sports for copying their trade dress … Continue reading

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Consolidated FDI Policy 2016: Govt.

Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce (Government of India) has released Consolidated FDI Policy of India 2016, which subsumes and supersedes all Press Notes / Press Releases / Clarifications / Circulars, which were in force as on June 06, 2016 … Continue reading

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Equalisation Levy Rules, 2016 notified: Govt.

Indian Government recently notified Equalisation Levy Rules, 2016 on digital transactions in consonance with the initiative of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The Rules shall come into force w.e.f. June 1, 2016. The Finance Act, 2016 (Act) has introduced … Continue reading

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Short term Yoga programmes included in Tourist Visa and e-Tourist Visa

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has taken a decision to include short term yoga programmes in Tourist Visa and e-Tourist Visa. The Government has decided to include “attending a short term yoga programme” in the list of permissible activities under … Continue reading

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