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English Court’s interlocutory order maintainable: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently ruled that the execution of an order of an English Court related to a dismissal of challenge to its jurisdiction is ‘maintainable’ in Indian courts. Dismissing a number of arguments from the appellant, the … Continue reading

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High denomination currency notes withdrawn: Govt.

With a view to curbing financing of terrorism through the proceeds of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) and use of such funds for subversive activities such as espionage, smuggling of arms, drugs and other contrabands into India, and for eliminating … Continue reading

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ASTROL deceptively similar to CASTROL: MHC

The Madras High Court restrained a local manufacturer of oil and lubrication products from using the word ASTROL or any other deceptively similar words as their trademark in relation to any of their products to the plaintiff’s trademark CASTROL. The … Continue reading

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Reforms in FDI: Govt.

To further boost the investment environment and to bring in foreign investments in the country, the Government of India has brought in FDI related Reforms and liberalisation touching upon 15 major Sectors of the Economy.  The salient measures are: Limited … Continue reading

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Deceased Settlor’s estate can’t be assessed in a discretionary trust: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently held that in a discretionary trust where the trustee has retained the income and not disbursed it amongst  the beneficiaries, the value of assets cannot be assessed on the estate of the deceased settlor. “Merely … Continue reading

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India-UK amends DTAA/PFE

A protocol amending the existing convention between India and the United Kingdom (UK) for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to taxes on income and capital gains was signed in London on Oct … Continue reading

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