Legal Updates


[FEATURED] REIT-ABLE SPACE IN INDIA - A CLOSER REALITY : | March 2017
REIT-ABLE SPACE IN INDIA - A CLOSER REALITY [PDF]
Divorce Law Updates: The Cooling-Off Period and the Use of Video Conferencing | Nov-17
Two recent judgments of the Supreme Court of India have provided interesting new perspectives on divorce proceedings under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 ("Hindu Marriage Act"). ...
RERA IN MAHARASHTRA – WHERE ARE WE NOW? | Sep-17
On 25 March 2016, the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) received the assent of the President, and on 01 May 2017, the RERA came fully into force. The RERA created an entirely new regime for the registration and regulation of real estate projects in the country. ...
Can arbitration clauses prevent consumers from pursuing consumer disputes? | Jul-17
The National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCRDC), the top consumer dispute forum in India, was recently called on to reconsider this question in view of the recent amendment of the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (Arbitration Act). ...
To Be Or Not To Be A Dispute The Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code | Jun-17
The recently implemented Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) contains certain special requirements with respect to operational creditors, i.e., creditors owed debts in relation to the provision of goods or services including employment or a debt in respect of the repayment of dues. ...
RECENT ARBITRATION CASES | Apr-17
In December 2016, a three judge bench of the Supreme Court decided that two-tier arbitrations (arbitrations with two rounds of arbitration proceedings) are permitted under the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (the “A&C Act”). ...
Ordinances and their consequences | Feb-17
A seven judge bench of the Supreme Court recently passed a judgment in Krishna Kumar Singh and Another v. State of Bihar and Others, holding that actions taken under an ordinance will not necessarily survive if the ordinance lapses or ceases to operate. ...