OBSCURENESS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT GUIDELINES

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The Companies Amendment Bill, 2017: Proposed Changes to Section 185

[Guest post by Amitabh Robin Singh, who is a corporate lawyer practising in Mumbai]With the Companies Amendment Bill, 2017 (“Amendment”) being passed by the Lok Sabha and sent to the Rajya Sabha, it would be pertinent to discuss one of the major changes proposed by the Amendment. The…

SEBI Requires Disclosure of Loan Defaults

Over the last couple of years, there has been a steady regulatory move to create some connections between the banking system and the capital markets in order to address cases of loan defaults by companies, especially those listed on the stock exchanges. Take the case of wilful defaulters,…

NCLT Order Admitting Essar Steel Insolvency

In one of the first high profile cases under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (the “Code”), the Ahmedabad Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (“NCLT”) yesterday issued its orderadmitting the insolvency petition brought by the State Bank of India (“SBI”) and Standard Chartered Bank (“SCB”) as…

Supreme Court’s Centrotrade Judgement: An Uncertain Celebration?

[Guest post by Shashank Chaddha, IV Year | B.A.LL.B (Hons.) student at the National Law Institute University, Bhopal]Last year, with the Supreme Court of India upholding the validity of a two-tier arbitration clause in Centrotrade Minerals & Metal Inc. v. Hindustan Copper Ltd., 2017 (2) SCC 228 (the…

Call for Papers: Indian Competition Law Review

[The following announcement is posted on behalf of the Indian Competition Law Review]The Indian Competition Law Review (“ICLR”) is the flagship annual journal of the Centre for Competition Law & Policy (CCLP), published under the aegis of National Law University Jodhpur, (India). ICLR strives to achieve scholarly excellence…

Call for Papers: The National Law School of India Review

[The following announcement is posted on behalf of the National Law School of India Review (NLSIR)]About NLSIRThe National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue – Volume 30(1). The NLSIR is the flagship law review of the National Law School of…

What Should the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code for SMEs be Like?

[Guest post by Rishi A, who is a Legal Analyst at Spotdraft.com]The Insolvency and the Bankruptcy Code (“IBC”), 2016 was a much-needed legislation in India for hastening the process of bankruptcy filing and to provide for a framework that would incorporate globally recognised standards for both creditors as…

What Should the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code for SMEs be Like?

[Guest post by Rishi A, who is a Legal Analyst at Spotdraft.com]The Insolvency and the Bankruptcy Code (“IBC”), 2016 was a much-needed legislation in India for hastening the process of bankruptcy filing and to provide for a framework that would incorporate globally recognised standards for both creditors as…

SAT Affirms SEBI’s Power to Lift the Corporate Veil

In an order passed yesterday in Sahara Asset Management Company P. Ltd v. Securities and Exchange Board of India, the Securities Appellate Tribunal (“SAT”) considered an appeal from an order of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) in which SEBI had found that Sahara India Financial…
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