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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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Legislators not barred from practicing as advocates: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the legislators are not debarred from practicing as advocates during the period when they continue to be the Members of Parliament or the State Assembly/Council. “The provisions of the Act of 1961 and … Continue reading

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Two-tier arbitration permissible: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified that the parties have the autonomy to agree to a two-tier arbitration in India (appellate arbitration) and such a choice would not be contrary to the public policy of India. … Continue reading

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Arbitration seat attracts law applicable to such location: SC

In a case where one of the parties was a foreign national, the Supreme Court of India clarified that choosing of the juridical seat of arbitration attracts the law applicable to such location and it would not be necessary to … 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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Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015: Govt.

The President of India has promulgated the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015 (“Ordinance”). The Ordinance amends the provisions of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”). http://goo.gl/U5BxeC The salient features of the amendments are as under: (i) In order to … Continue reading

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Amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill, 2015: Govt.

Indian Government gave its approval for amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill, 2015 taking into consideration the Law Commission’s recommendations, and suggestions received from stake holders. The Government of India has decided to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, … Continue reading

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