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Makers of new drugs exempt from price control: Govt.

The Indian Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers (Department of Pharmaceuticals) has notified an order amending the Drugs (Prices Control) Order 2013. Effective January 3, 2019, manufacturers of new drugs patented in India are exempt from price control for a period … Continue reading

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Contractor’s labour are workers of the company under Factory Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that the workers engaged by a contractor to work in the statutory canteen of a company’s factory would be the workers of the said company only for the purposes of the Factory Act, 1948 … Continue reading

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Difference between Appellate & Revision jurisdiction of High Court: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified that the High Court has the power in its revisional jurisdiction to satisfy itself to the regularity, correctness, legality or propriety of the impugned decision or the order of the … Continue reading

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US Appeals Court defines ‘instrumentality’ under FCPA

In what may be the first interpretation of term ‘instrumentality’ under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, United States Court of Appeals for Eleventh circuit ruled that an ‘instrumentality’ is an entity controlled by the government of a foreign country that performs … Continue reading

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RBI restores ODI to 400% net worth of Indian entities

Financial Commitment (FC) by Indian Party under Overseas Direct Investments (ODI) – Restoration of Limit Attention of the Authorised Dealer (AD – Category I) banks is invited to the provisions of the Notification No. FEMA.120/RB-2004 dated July 7, 2004 [Foreign … Continue reading

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US SC lays framework on party’s standing to sue for false advertisement under Lanham Act

The United States Supreme Court clarified that the appropriate analytical framework for determining a party’s standing to maintain an action for false advertising under the Lanham Act extends to those who fall with­in the ‘zone of interests’ protected by that … Continue reading

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DMCA safe harbor provision requires “knowledge or awareness of specific infringing activity”: Second Circuit

In an important ruling, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the District Court correctly held that the Section 512(c) safe harbor provision (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) for service providers requires “knowledge or awareness of specific … Continue reading

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