Sun Travel v. Hilton: High Court of Maldives Confirms Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards

In a recent decision in Sun Travel v Hilton1, the High Court of the Maldives grappled with the question of whether a party applying for the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award is required to apply for both recognition and enforcement of the award. The judgment adds another loop to the long-running dispute involving the arbitrationContinue reading “Sun Travel v. Hilton: High Court of Maldives Confirms Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards”

Maldives’ Engagement with International Law

In the past few years, Maldives has been conducting a much more active foreign policy. With huge attraction for foreign investment and its strategic location in the Indian Ocean, Maldives engagement with international law is going to take a new shift in coming years.

The Ambit of Executive Power: Analyzing the Delhi High Court’s verdict

On 15th December 2021, the Delhi High Court gave its verdict in a highly controversial matter discerning the scope of the executive’s power of delegated legislation in absence of explicit instructions while interpreting the provisions in the light of the taxation laws. While hearing 1346 petitions in the case of Mon Mohan Kohli Vs ACIT,Continue reading “The Ambit of Executive Power: Analyzing the Delhi High Court’s verdict”

Shooting Down the Independence of Judiciary: Tribunal Reforms Act 2021

The ‘basic structure’ of the Indian Constitution has revolutionized India’s constitutional law jurisprudence since its establishment. The doctrine of the separation of powers is considered to be an important pillar of the basic structure, keeping the independence of the judiciary intact, preventing disequilibrium in the balance of powers which generally leads to abuse of powerContinue reading “Shooting Down the Independence of Judiciary: Tribunal Reforms Act 2021”

Corporate Frauds in India from 1992-2019

In this article Avantika Banerjee traces the history of the corporate frauds in India from 1992-2019. She also emphasizes on how these scams have shaped the corporate laws in India.

Criminalisation of Cartel Conduct: A Desirable Change?

“People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.” Adam Smith When competing business firms form organization, by way of collusion, to indulge in anti-competitive practices aimed at illicitly maximising their profits, then theyContinue reading “Criminalisation of Cartel Conduct: A Desirable Change?”

Understanding China’s Data Security Law

Advait Kandiyoor O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat Introduction The exponential growth in the value of data in our society has led to over 128 countries implementing some form of data protection legislation, in an attempt to regulate the usage of data and bring forth redressal mechanisms in the case of a breach. Although many ofContinue reading “Understanding China’s Data Security Law”

Surveying the Legal Landscape of Drones in India

Advait Kandiyoor O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat Introduction The concept of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones have been fascinating since its inception and has seen use across a multitude of industries. The primary connection made with regards to drones has been their military application in the form of UAVs or unmanned ariel vehicles, whoseContinue reading “Surveying the Legal Landscape of Drones in India”

Trade Secrets and IPR

Trade Secrets can be defined as any information which is not known to the general public but confers some economic benefit to its holder. India currently doesn’t have any legislation to protect trade secrets but, they have been protected by the courts in a number of cases. Probably the best example of a trade secretContinue reading “Trade Secrets and IPR”

TWO FINGER VIRGINITY TEST: UNETHICAL, UNSCIENTIFIC & INVASIVE 

Summary Over the years, healthcare professionals and human rights organizations have condemned the practice of Virginity Testing as it is harmful, invasive, unethical and violative of universally guaranteed human rights. Similarly, the changing socio-legal outlook has pushed for eliminating sexual violence against women in most countries and has highlighted the routine and frequent use ofContinue reading “TWO FINGER VIRGINITY TEST: UNETHICAL, UNSCIENTIFIC & INVASIVE “

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