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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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Private individuals, lawyers & judges to be considered as arbitrators: SC

The Supreme Court recently directed inclusion of private individuals, lawyers and judges to the list of retired government engineers to be considered as arbitrators by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. The Court reiterated that neutrality, impartiality and independence are the hallmarks … Continue reading

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Radical changes in FDI policy regime; Most sectors on automatic route for FDI: Govt.

Indian Government has decided to introduce a number of amendments in the FDI Policy. Changes introduced in the policy include increase in sectoral caps, bringing more activities under automatic route and easing of conditionalities for foreign investment. These amendments seek … Continue reading

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Companies Act 2013 provisions applicable to private companies modified: MCA

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified on June 5, 2015 that certain provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 shall not apply to private limited companies or shall apply with such exceptions or modifications as directed in the notification. http://goo.gl/Oawjjr These … Continue reading

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Private Hospitals to provide free treatment to acid attack victims: SC

The Supreme Court of India has directed private hospitals to provide full treatment to victims of acid attack and action may be taken against the hospitals or clinics that refuse to do so. “The State Governments/Union Territories should seriously discuss … Continue reading

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Artciles 15(5) and 21A of Constitution valid: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court upheld the constitutional validity of Articles 15(5) and 21-A of the Constitution in so far as it relates to private unaided educational institutions to provide compulsory education for children in the age group … Continue reading

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Govt can’t impose a language as the only medium of instruction: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled that a child has a constitutional right to choose the medium of instruction at the primary school stage and government cannot impose a language, including the mother tongue, as the … Continue reading

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Liability of pvt ‘Sting Operator’ on ‘facts & circumstances’: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled that liability of the private individual(s) involved in a ‘sting operation’ should be based on the ‘facts and circumstances’ of every case; and hence the Apex Court upheld Delhi High … Continue reading

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Whistleblower protections apply to law firms: SCOTUS

Can whistleblower protections apply to law firms? SCOTUS says yes in case involving mutual fund http://goo.gl/gB0ZME

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PMA Policy in Pvt sector to be reviewed, notifications kept in abeyance

 Indian Government has decided to review the Policy for Providing Preference to Domestically Manufactured Electronic Goods (PMA Policy), particularly PMA in the private sector. The PMA Policy has two aspects, one relating to government procurement and the other relating to … Continue reading

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