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. 

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 →

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...

Gujarat Simplifies Renewal of License Under Legal Metrology (Enforcement) Rules, 2011

the proposed amendment is a positive step and promotes self-regulation by easing the burden of compliances. It is an excellent example of simplification of laws and highly welcomed by the manufacturers, repairers or dealers of weights and measures.

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