Non-Fungible Tokens — Laws And Regulations In India

India: Non-Fungible Tokens — Laws And Regulations In India First posted on Monday on 27th October 2021 by Nitin Jain and Malvika Singh Introduction Non-Fungible Tokens or NFT's are a part of the multi-billion-dollar industry that seems to be growing steadily. NFT's have been around in the market for a few years now but have been introduced into the... Continue Reading →

Sub-contracting and Assignment : Resolving the Legal Conundrum

The performance of a contract may require third party involvement towards the fulfilment of obligations under a contract. In certain specific circumstances, the contracting parties may decide to “sub-contract” or “assign” their rights and obligations to a third party depending upon the nature of the contract.  In common parlance, sub-contracting and assignment are used interchangeably,... Continue Reading →

Inadequate or Unstamped Contracts — Long Term Impact on Disputes

The issue pertaining to dispute resolution in case of unstamped or inadequately stamped instruments is an oft — debated question, subject to judicial review since decades. This post presents the transition in the thought process of courts considering the pre – 2021 position and the present view on the issue as it stands today. 

Deciphering Arbitrability of Disputes in Light of Recent Judicial Pronouncements

The conundrum around arbitrability of disputes was first settled by the Supreme Court in Booz Allen and Hamilton v. SBI Home Finance Limited and Others[2] (“Booz Allen”), where the court laid down the ‘test of arbitrability’ and categorized arbitrability into two segments, namely (i) rights in personam (right against specific individuals) to be amenable to arbitration; and (ii) rights in rem (rights against world at large)...

Interplay of Will, Gift and Relinquishment Deed in the Indian context

Estate and succession planning aids in establishing an orderly process of transferring a person’s wealth and assets. As the catastrophic outbreak of COVID-19 continues to wreck a global havoc, it is imperative for the families to secure their hard- earned wealth and assets through estate planning. A well-defined estate and succession plan can prevent future... Continue Reading →

Digital Signature and E-Signature – Concept

Use of digital contracts have been on a rise due to several dynamic factors such as technological developments and globalization. These factors have acted as a catalyst to the growing trend of digitalization of commercial business models and transactions. This in turn has given a significant rise to digital contracts and electronic records. E-commerce businesses... Continue Reading →

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