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Equalisation Levy Rules, 2016 notified: Govt.

Indian Government recently notified Equalisation Levy Rules, 2016 on digital transactions in consonance with the initiative of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The Rules shall come into force w.e.f. June 1, 2016. The Finance Act, 2016 (Act) has introduced … Continue reading

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Google Earth ‘satellite image’ & ‘digital tack’ not hearsay: 9th Circuit

Does a Google Earth ‘satellite image’ and a ‘digital tack’ labeled with GPS coordinates hearsay? United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled it is not and upheld trial court conviction of defendant for reentering into Unites States … Continue reading

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CCI has inherent powers to review/ recall its orders: DHC

In an important ruling, the Delhi High Court held that Competition Commission of India (CCI) has the power to recall or review its order directing investigation though it is not an inherent power or expressly provided under the Competition Act. … Continue reading

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Section 66A of IT Act unconstitutional: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India held Section 66A of Information Technology Act as unconstitutional in its entirety as it allowed police to arrest anyone posting ‘annoying’ or ‘offensive’ content over internet. “….Section 66A purports to authorize the … Continue reading

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Opportunity to Pub Prosecutor mandatory while hearing for bail at post-conviction stage: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the appellate court while considering the release of the convict on bail at post-conviction stage has to give an opportunity to the public prosecutor for showing cause in writing against such release where … Continue reading

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German Court dismisses Apple’s patent infringement claims against Samsung & Google Motorola Mobility

A German court has dismissed Apple Inc.’s claim that Samsung Electronics and Google Inc.’s Motorola Mobility infringed patents used in touch-screen devices. The Mannheim state court’s ruling Friday follows similar decisions in Britain and the Netherlands.The ruling can be appealed … Continue reading

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Google engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct: Australian Court

In what may turn out to be a major set back to Google Australia, the Federal Court of Australia has ruled that Google has engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct as a result of displaying an advertiser’s web address, or … Continue reading

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