Model Standing Orders under Labour Codes: Accepting the changed dynamics

First published on Mondaq - June 2021 Introduction With the consolidation of several labour legislations into codes, the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 got subsumed into the Industrial Relations Code, 2020 (“IR Code”) with two other legislations. IR Code, under Section 29, confers powers on the Central Government to make Model Standing Orders (“MSO”)... Continue Reading →

Maharashtra New Covid-19 Guidelines Regulations and Key Takeaways for Corporates

As the tussle with the spread of COVID-19 is prevalent, the Maharashtra Chief Minister, Mr. Uddhav Thackeray recently announced a new set of guidelines/ restrictions called the “Break The Chain Order” dated 13th April 2021 to curb the further spread of COVID-19 in the State of Maharashtra. These additional restrictions are a result of the... Continue Reading →

Dispute Management Strategy For Large Corporates: Forecast 2021

A recent Article authored on "Dispute Management Strategy For Large Corporates: Forecast 2021" by Archana Balasubramanian, Founding Partner has been published by "LegitEye" on 6th April 2021 as the "Column of the Week". The Article throws light on how in recent years commercial disputes have become even more volatile given the increasing complexities in the business ecosystems and how non-Indian... Continue Reading →

Covid 19 Update: Maharashtra Covid-19 Guidelines For April 2021

The rising number of cases in the State can only be controlled by imposing stricter restrictions to break the chain and reduce the rate of transmission, hence, the Government of Maharashtra has issued a new set of “break the chain of transmission” directions on 13th April 2021 which will come into effect from 8.00 PM on 14th April 2021 till 7.00 AM on 1st May 2021. We will be covering these directions in detail in our next post.

States Introduce Reforms For Renewal Of Licenses Under Labour Laws

In order to relieve small industries from excessive compliances, the State of Madhya Pradesh and Puducherry have passed amendments to their respective Factories Rules. Further, the State of Odisha has also introduced amendments to laws governing inter-state migrant labourers. In this post, we will decode the amendments passed by the respective State Governments. Madhya Pradesh... Continue Reading →

Acknowledgment Of Liability And Limitation – Avoid Getting Caught Into The Legal Quagmire

The issue whether entries/ disclosures made in financial statements could be construed as an “acknowledgment” under Section 18 of the Limitation Act, came up for consideration before NCLAT. While this issue had been previously considered by various courts and tribunals, there was some ambiguity...

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