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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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Dog import banned for commercial purposes: Govt.

Indian Government has banned the import of dogs for breeding or any other commercial activities but for the following purposes: – I) Pet dog with valid pet book and relevant records/documents in the name of importer. II) Dogs imported by … Continue reading

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Procedure for investigation of related party import cases: CBEC

Central Board of Excise & Customs has laid down procedure for investigation of related party import cases and other cases by Special Valuation Branches. The Circular No. 5/2016 dated February 9, 2016 is issued in supersession of Circular No. 1/98 … Continue reading

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WTO issues panel report on India’s agricultural import measures

World Trade Organization (“WTO”) issued panel report in the case brought by the United States about “India – Measures concerning the importation of certain agricultural products”. WTO ruled that India’s AI measures are inconsistent with Articles 3.1, 5.1, 5.2, 2.2, … Continue reading

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US CVD on India’s export of ‘Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products’ inconsistent with WTO law: WTO Panel

World Trade Organization Dispute Panel (“Panel”) has held that the US law mandating cumulation of non-subsidized imports with subsidized imports while determining injury in a CVD investigation is inconsistent with WTO obligations. This Ruling potentially questions the validity of a … Continue reading

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India Copyright Rules 2013

The Copyright Rules, 2013 provide new rules for statutory licence for cover versions and broadcasting of literary and musical works and sound recording; compulsory licences for works withheld from public, unpublished and published works, for benefit of disabled; registration of … Continue reading

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“Circular 1 of 2012”- India’s Consolidated FDI Policy Document

The consolidated FDI policy document is a single reference point for investors and regulators. The first such consolidation was released in March, 2010 after which it has been updated every six months.  This ‘Circular 1 of 2012’-is the fifth edition … Continue reading

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