Category Archives: Trade Law

Turant Customs – Next generation reform for Ease of Doing Business: Govt.

The Government of India vide Circular No. 09/2019-Customs dated February 28, 2019 introduced next generation of reform called ‘Turant Customs’ for ease of doing business, which includes the following key elements to be implemented in next few months: In terms … Continue reading

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Startups redefined; tax conditions amended: Govt.

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (“DPIIT”) through its notification no. G.S.R. 127(E) dated February 19, 2019 (“Notification”) has expanded the definition of startups and has relaxed conditions for claiming exemption under section 56(2)(viib) of the Income … Continue reading

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Toyota loses trademark rights to Prius: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that for a trademark to be considered as well-known in India, the proprietor must establish that the trademark has acquired a substantial goodwill in relation to the goods in Indian market. Japanese car … Continue reading

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Revised DTAA between India and Kenya notified: Govt.

The revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Kenya has been notified in the Official Gazette on 19th February, 2018. The revised DTAA will improve transparency in tax matters, help curb tax evasion and tax avoidance, remove double … Continue reading

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Foreign Exchange Management Regulations, 2017 issued: RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident Outside India) Regulations, 2017 (2017 Regulations). The 2017 Regulations consolidate the regulations, compliances and restrictions applicable to foreign investment … Continue reading

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Consolidated FDI Policy Circular: Govt.

Government of India has issued Consolidated Foreign Direct Investment Policy Circular of 2017. The circular is effective from August 28, 2017. https://goo.gl/QbV1tN

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Ceiling prices of knee implants fixed: Govt.

Indian government has fixed the ceiling prices of orthopedic knee implants for knee replacement system from the date of the gazette notification i.e. August 16, 2017 The ceiling prices fixed shall be maintained for a period of one year from … Continue reading

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