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National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct released: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Corporate Affairs has revised the National Voluntary Guidelines on Social, Environmental and Economic Responsibilities of Business, 2011 (NVGs) and formulated the National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct (NGRBC). These guidelines urge businesses to actualize the principles in letter and … Continue reading

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Suit can be filed in a court pertaining to properties situated in jurisdiction of other courts: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that for a suit filed in a court pertaining to properties situated in jurisdiction of more than two courts, the suit is maintainable only when suit is filed on one cause of action. The … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property composite suit maintainable: DHC

In an important ruling, a Large Bench of the Delhi High Court ruled that a composite suit that joins two causes of action – one for infringement of a registered design and the other for passing off, is maintainable. The … Continue reading

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Employers can bar class actions in employment contracts: USSC

In an important ruling with far reaching consequences, the United States Supreme Court ruled that employers can use individualized arbitration clauses that bar class actions in employment contracts to resolve employment disputes between the parties. “Congress has instructed in the … Continue reading

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Arbitration seat determines courts’ jurisdiction: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently held that when an agreement provided for a specific seat of arbitration and restricted the jurisdiction of all courts except for the court of the seat of arbitration, no other court will have any … Continue reading

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Abandonment orders passed by Trademark Office kept in abeyance: TM Registrar

Indian Trade Marks Registry has treated many applications as abandoned under Rule 38 (5) of the Trade Marks Rules 2002, in cases where no response to examination reports containing office objections, (issued under rule 38 (4) and section 18 (4) … Continue reading

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Erring officials must face departmental action: SC

The Supreme Court of India lately directed the Home Department of every State Government to formulate a procedure for taking action against all erring investigating/prosecuting officials/officers in a criminal case. The Court said, “All such erring officials/officers identified, as responsible … Continue reading

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