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Liability for Misstatement in Prospectus: Where to stop?

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BY:MANENDRA SINGH Introduction  This article focuses on the wide applicability of liability provisions with respect to any misstatement made in the context of a prospectus issued by any company whereby it asks the public to invest money. The liability regime for the misstatement has been fluctuating ever since the time corporate personality came into existence. […]

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Reconstruction and Amalgamation

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BY:NISHANT ARORA I.        INTRODUCTION The company wished to avoid being wound up and negotiated a scheme in which the existing shareholdings in the company would be transferred to a new company which would take over the company’s undertaking and assets as well as its debts. This was to be effected by a scheme for reconstruction […]

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Significance of Competition Compliance Programs in Enterprises

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Priyanka Mokashi Symbiosis Law School, Pune In India, as per the enactment of Competition Act, 2002 (the Act) w.e.f. 14.01.03, Competition Compliance Programs (CCPs) are necessarily required to be set up within the organization or the requisite services may be outsourced. Essentially, CCPs are required because all enterprises are expected to act in consonance with […]

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RENT CONTROL LEGISLATIONS- A BRIEF STUDY OF HP URBAN RENT CONTROL ACT, 1987

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By: Miss Bhumika Sharma* and Mr. Karan Chandel “Rent controls were introduced in the early 1900s in the United States and some other parts of the world to check uninhibited rent increases and tenant eviction during wartime housing emergencies. After World War II, there was a sudden increase in the demand for rentable housing from […]

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INHERENT POWERS OF THE HIGH COURT UNDER SECTION 482 OF CrPC

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From: DIVYA VIKRAM According to Sec 26 of CrPC, 1973, Offences under the Criminal Procedure Code (hereinafter the “CrPC”) are divided into: 1. Offences under Indian Penal Code (IPC) ( triable by HC, Sessions Court and other court shown in the 1st Schedule to the CrPC) 2. Offences under any other law (empowers HC, when […]

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Law Colleges having approval of affiliation of the Bar Council of India

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College Name Courses imparted Status Year of of approval establishment 1 List of Law Colleges having Deemed / Permanent / Temporary approval of affiliation of the Bar Council of India as on 19th February 2010 ANDHRA PRADESH College Name Courses imparted Statusof approval Year of establishment I. ANDHRA UNIVERSITY, WALTAIR 1. University Law College , […]

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Law Schools in India

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North India Delhi Faculty of Law NLU Jodhpur NLIU Bhopal RGNUL Patiala RMLNLU Lucknow UPES Dehradun Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat Faculty of Law, BHU Army Institute of Law, Mohali Amity Law School, Delhi AMU, Faculty of Law, Aligarh ICFAI Law School, Dehradun South India NALSAR Hyderabad NLSIU Bangalore School of Law, Christ University (SLCU), […]

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Top 10 Law Colleges in India

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•NLSIU, Bangalore Located at Nagarbhavi in Bangalore, National Law School of India University offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs. Distance education is also provided here. •NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad One of the prestigious Law Schools in India, it also conducts exchange programs with renowned law institutes from across the world, apart from offering regular […]

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Joint Ventures in India

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A joint venture is a contractual agreement, between two or more parties, for a common commercial purpose. The concerned parties agree to share markets, profits, intellectual property, assets and knowledge for the new business venture. Further, the concerned parties own the shares of the joint venture company in prior agreed proportion. Formations of joint ventures in […]

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Foreign Direct Investment in Retail Sector: Others Surmounting, India Napping

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Foreign Direct Investment in Retail Sector: Others Surmounting, India Napping  “Foreign direct investment is so important to the growth of China’s economy that the national government doesn’t want to do anything to endanger that.” – Clive Jones   Preface One of the most conspicuous and remarkable outcome of the process of globalization and liberalization has […]

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Counterfeit under Indian Intellectual Property Rights

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1.    INTRODUCTION   Counterfeiting is the passing off action of the genuine products to customers. Such products are sold under the famous establishing and manufacturing. This is nothing but the cheating consumer and running parallel operation. Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) come in hand of passing off action. The statute governing IPRs recognizing such activity as […]

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Problems Faced by Working Women in India

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The status of Indian women has undergone considerable change. Though Indian women are far more independent and aware of their legal rights, such as right to work, equal treatment, property and maintenance, a majority of women remain unaware of these rights. There are other factors that affect their quality of life such as age of […]

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Child’s Actual Age Matters under Indian Law

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As per Indian law, a minor cannot be convicted in the same manner as an adult. Also, a child can never be imprisoned or given a death sentence. Indian Law: Juvenile Justice Act Governs Juveniles and Minors As per Indian law, the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, defines a juvenile as a […]

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Power of Pardon in India

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  By Aastha Suman, 4th year, WB NUJS, Kolkata    “I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.”                                                                –Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S President Mercy is God’s grace, a gift to the mankind which gives all an equal chance to mend ways and to correct a deviant behaviour. This might be […]

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Malpractices of Recruitment agencies in relation to overseas recruitment

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   “Aaramco coordinations posted advertisement on naukri.com and indded.co.in regarding overseas recruitment. I had applied for the same on naukri.com. After applying I had received call from aaramco coordination, Bangalore to send hard copies of my CV and educational certificates Xerox which I had couriered to them. within 3 days of courier I had again […]

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RIGHT TO SELF DETERMINATION : SPECIAL REFERENCE TO TIBET

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Self-determination is defined as free choice of one’s own acts without external compulsion; and especially as the freedom of the people of a given territory to determine their own political status. It can also be defined as the ability or power to make decisions for oneself, especially the power of a nation to decide how […]

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LEGAL IMPORTANCE OF GSI AND IBM IN CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF MINES

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The Ministry of Mines is responsible for policy in relation to mineral wealth of the country (excepting coal and petroleum minerals and atomic minerals), and for the regulation of mines and minerals to the extent provided by legislation of Parliament.  The guiding legislation in this respect is the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957.  The […]

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TRIPS AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

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INTRODUCTION Thomas Jefferson quoted, “If nature has made any one thing less susceptible than all others of exclusive property, it is the action of thinking power called an idea”[1]. But the technological advances of the modern times have not even left this one thing free. Even thinking processes are being commercialised and converted into intellectual […]

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HOW TO EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO INFORMATION

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ORIGIN and Meaning of  RIGHT TO INFORMATION Our country is a democratic country and the persons who runs our Democratic  Government are elected by the people of India . People of India elect them by exercising their voting rights in General election. So the persons running our DEMOCRATIC Government actually derive their powers to run the […]

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NEED FOR AMALGAMATION OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION WITH CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE

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By: V.G.Ranganath During ancient time arbitration, conciliation and mediation were the means of settlement of disputes outside the formal legal system. In Ramayana, Angadha, the son of Vali approached Ravana and delivered the message of Lord Rama to opt the path of peaceful settlement. In Mahabhartha, Lord Sri Krishna endeavoured to mediate between the Pandavas […]

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Mobile Banking

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INTRODUCTION  Mobile Banking is the hottest area of development in the banking sector and is expected to replace the credit/debit card system in future. In past two years, mobile banking users have increased three times if we compare the use of either debit card or credit card. Moreover 85-90% mobile users do not own credit […]

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Indian Law on Rape as a Criminal Offence

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Indian law treats rape as a criminal offence. It falls under criminal law in India. The Indian Penal Code (IPC) defines rape as intentional, unlawful sexual intercourse with a woman, without her permission. Section 375, of the Indian Penal Code provides that a man having sexual intercourse with a woman amounts to rape, in following […]

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Intellectual Property Rights and The Challenges to Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

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The Indian pharmaceutical industry has changed remarkably over the last 50years, from being traders in imported drugs in the fifties, to major bulk drug producers by the eighties. During this transitional period Indian pharmaceutical units have learnt the technology of bulk drug production by their own research and adaptation, and today they produce more than […]

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STUDY ON COPYRIGHT PIRACY IN INDIA

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COPYRIGHT PIRACY: THE BACKGROUND Introduction The world today has entered into an era of instant communication. A person sitting in the remotest corner of India can enjoy live performance taking place in the far away places like America or Africa, thanks to electronic (parallel) media. Telephone and fax have made it possible to communicate oral […]

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