Monthly Archives: January 2017

Change of Gender Designation on Documents: USCIS

USCIS issued policy memorandum and accompanying revisions to the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) regarding procedures and requirements to change the gender designation on a USCIS-issued document. Individuals may now request a change in the gender reflected on a USCIS-issued document … Continue reading

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Two-tier arbitration permissible: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified that the parties have the autonomy to agree to a two-tier arbitration in India (appellate arbitration) and such a choice would not be contrary to the public policy of India. … Continue reading

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English Court’s interlocutory order maintainable: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently ruled that the execution of an order of an English Court related to a dismissal of challenge to its jurisdiction is ‘maintainable’ in Indian courts. Dismissing a number of arguments from the appellant, the … Continue reading

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Guidance on Interpreters Brought to Domestic Field Office Interviews: USCIS

To advance consistent standards for interpretation in interviews conducted by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), this Policy Memorandum (PM) provides guidance regarding the role and use of interpreters in certain interviews conducted in USCIS domestic field offices in the … Continue reading

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Foreign Law/Accounting firms may work in SEZs: Govt.

Indian government has amended Special Economic Zones Rules, 2006 and in doing so may have allowed the entry of foreign law and accounting firms in these Special Economic Zones (“SEZ”). The Ministry of Commerce and Industry vide its Gazette notification … Continue reading

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Equal pay for equal work: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently reiterated that even temporary/adhoc government employees would be entitled to same pay scale as regular employees if they perform the same duties and denial of same pay scale would be violative of the Indian … Continue reading

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