Monthly Archives: August 2016

Owner’s situs is ‘intangible asset’ situs: DHC

In an important ruling, the Delhi High Court ruled that the location (situs) of the owner of an intangible asset would be the location of an intangible asset in the absence of any specific provision in the Income Tax Act, … Continue reading

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Protocol for amendment of India-Mauritius DTAA notified: Govt.

The Protocol for amendment of the Convention for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and capital gains between India and Mauritius was signed by both countries on 10th May, … Continue reading

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Academic collaborations regulations issued: UGC

University Grants Commission (Promotion and Maintenance of Standards of Academic Collaborations between India and Foreign Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2016 has replaced the University Grants Commission (Promotion and Maintenance of Standards of Academic Collaborations between Indian and Foreign Educational Institutions) Regulations, … Continue reading

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Arbitration seat automatically attracts law applicable to such location: SC

The Supreme Court of India reiterated that the mere choosing of a juridical seat of arbitration would automatically attract the law applicable to such a location in arbitration proceedings. “……the mere choosing of the juridical seat of Arbitration attracts the … Continue reading

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Ar. 233(2) bar is only for appointment of DJ: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the bar under Article 233(2) of the Constitution of India is only regarding the appointment of the District Judge and not for the participation in the selection process by the candidates. Article 233(2) … Continue reading

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Service Tax Rule 5A(2) declared ultra vires: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently declared Rule 5A(2) of the Service Tax Rules, 1994 ultra vires the Finance Act 1994 and struck it down in part. Rule 5A(2), as amended in terms of Notification No. 23/2014-Service Tax, provided for on … Continue reading

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First filing principle in regards with arbitration proceedings: DHC

The Delhi High Court while allowing for multiplicity of jurisdiction did not provide primacy to any court and upheld the first filing principle in regards with an arbitration proceedings. Dealing with jurisdiction of court where cause of action occurred against jurisdiction … Continue reading

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