Legal Articles

The key team members of India Law Office write many articles and industry analysis in their respective practice areas which get published in various law journals & magazines. These Articles can be accessed from here also.

  • Relief for Single Brand Retails

    In a step towards achieving the vision 2025 of becoming a US$ 5 trillion economy, the government of India has pronounced to relax local sour..

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  • Updated Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) is believed to be a historic legislation that has brought about a paradigm shift in the recov..

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  • REGISTRATION WITH RERA

    The month of March in year 2016 saw a new sunrise in the Real Estate sector in form of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 201..

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  • Appointment of Arbitratros in Light of Recent Amendments and Judicial Pronouncements

    The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (the Act) was brought into place to consolidate and amend the law relating to Arbitration on the ..

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  • Recent Amendment in Corporate Tax rates made India attractive jurisdiction in Tax perspective

    On 20 September 2019, the Government of India has introduced the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 (‘the Ordinance’) whi..

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  • Changes in Goods & Service Tax applicable from 1st October’ 2019

    Goods and Service Tax law in India has yet again seen slew of changes in the mid of financial year 2019-20...

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  • Whether to file Income tax return in India or Not by non-resident companies on Income received from Indian Companies?

    Over the last two decades, the Government of India has significantly liberalized the economic policies which transformed India into one of t..

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  • Union Budget 2020 - Analysis

    The Indian economy registered a growth rate of 5% in the year 2020, projecting growth of 6.5% in the year 2021 with a vision of becoming US$..

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  • Developing India into a Manufacturing Hub

    India launched the “Make in India” program to place India on the world map as a manufacturing hub and give global recognition to..

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  • Dividend Distribution and its Tax Implication

    The Dividend Distribution Tax was first introduced in the year 1997 but replaced in the year 2002 and further re-introduced in 2003 to encou..

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  • GST taxpayers Jeopardy: Surge of Notices on mismatch of ITC

    India is reaching towards the fourth year of implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) and the glitches can been seen being faced by tax..

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  • Judicial Powers to RERA

    The Real Estate (Regulation and Development), Act, 2016 (RERA) is a great effort in the direction of organizing the real estate sector in In..

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  • Electric Vehicle in India: Policy And Challenges

    Electronic Vehicle (“EV”) is a new technology that may curb the pollution problem in India and act as a substitute for the fuel-..

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  • Facilitation - An Introduction

    Over the course of time it has been seen that the two most commonly used forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms..

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  • GST tax evasion : Menace of Fake Invoicing prosecuted & penalised

    Budget 2020 has conveyed a momentous move to curb the fraudulent activities carried out by individuals indulged in making fake GST invoices ..

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  • LIBOR Discontinuation post 31st December’ 2021 – Impact on Foreign Loan (also known as ECBs) agreements

    London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR), born in 1969 and officially announced by British Bankers Association (BBA) in 1986, is the world&rsqu..

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  • Remedies For Buyers in Case of Delayed Possession Under RERA

    The real estate sector in India suffered from malaise for a prolonged period. Delay in possession of property has been one of the biggest ca..

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  • Role of Artificial Intelligence in Justice Delivery System

    At presently Indian Judicial system is facing a major problem and that is the huge backlog of the pending cases at all levels of Courts in j..

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  • PRIVATE M&A: GLOBAL TREND

    The year 2019 considered as one of the strongest years in terms of the number and value of transactions of the M&A deal globally...

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  • No Withholding Tax on Arbitration Award to Foreign Company

    Arbitration is an alternative dispute resolution method based on the consent of the parties, which is often referred to as domestic judicial..

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  • HOW CAN MEDIATION AVOID LITIGATION?

    Litigation by its very nature is an exercise fraught with confrontation. When you indulge in litigation, whether you lose or win, the fact o..

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  • Recent amendments in NI Act of awarding interim compensation and deposit of money in Appellate Court strengthens ease of doing business in India

    During the late 1980s, The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 was amended by the Banking, Public Financial Institutions and Negotiable Instrum..

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  • Critical Analysis of Supervisory Jurisdiction of the High Courts in India

    As per the constitutional scheme, High Courts in the States have been conferred the Supervisory jurisdiction under Article 227 of the Consti..

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  • PATENT PROTECTION FOR SOFTWARE IN INDIA

    India is one of the major exporters of software services with an advanced software industry. In times of such technological advancements the..

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  • Changes in Charitable Trusts & Institutes effective from 1st June 2020: Union Budget 2020

    Under the existing Income Tax Law, charitable trusts and specified institutions are exempted from income tax in respect of income derived fr..

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  • Cross Border Tax Issues due to COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak

    COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak has presented challenges that nobody could have envisaged three months ago. The rapid and continuous spread of..

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  • Legal and Financial Plans beyond COVID-19

    COVID-19 has presented challenges that nobody could have envisaged three months ago. Each day existing as well as future challenges become l..

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  • Relaxation of Compliance under Companies Act 2013 due to COVID 19

    With Novel Coronavirus declared as pandemic, the countries are taking stringent steps like lockdown, curfew to control the damage. Realizing..

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  • Corona Outbreak- Legal implication for Corporates

    COVID-19, the new virus which has taken the world by storm and upset the entire humankind has brought the business world to a complete halt...

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  • The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019

    The above-mentioned Bill was recommended to amend the parent Act viz the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012..

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  • Voluntary Liquidation of a Company

    A legal process of incorporation brings a company into existence whereas under liquidation that existence comes to an end. Voluntary Liquida..

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  • Government Eases FDI Norms: Relief for Single Brand Retailers, Coal Sector, Digital Media

    Investment climate in India has significantly improved over the years. This has been attributed to ease in FDI norms across sectors of the e..

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  • Action Against Builder for Delayed possession

    Most of the people are apprehensive before investing in a proposed real estate project or an under-construction project due to the fear of d..

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  • The Legality of Employment bond Contract

    The war to excel in the corporate world has increased manifold in the recent past. To survive in the global markets, business houses are inc..

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  • Acquisition and Sale of Estate in India by Non Resident

    Person residing outside India, i.e., Nonresident Indian (NRI) or foreign national of Indian origin (PIO) or foreign national of Non Indian o..

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  • Protection of Domain Name as a Trademark

    Domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the internet. Domain na..

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  • Is your TDS rate higher than your comfort ? Find out how to reduce the TDS rate...

    Provisions of section 197 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 provides taxpayers the facility of lower tax rate or NIL deduction of TDS (TDS exempti..

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  • Start Up - India

    Startup India Scheme was first mentioned by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 15, 2015 while addressing the nation on Independence ..

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  • Legal Route To Gambling- Indian Perspective

    Gambling is the wagering of money or something of value on an event with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning money or ma..

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  • Data Protection Laws in India

    Individuals, as citizens and consumers need to have the means to exercise their right to privacy and protect themselves and their informatio..

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  • Data Theft by Employees – What an Employer should do?

    In today’s world Data is a very valuable asset for any organization. Data which an organization possesses could be anything like perso..

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  • Demerger of a Company

    Demerger is a disjoining or a separation of one or more units of a company to form a new company independent from the original one. The foll..

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  • Impact of Foreign Law on Domestic Judgments

    Reliance on foreign precedents is necessary in certain categories of appellate litigation and adjudication...

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  • E-contracts and its Validity in India

    Electronic contracts are the contracts which take place through e-commerce, without meeting of the parties to the contract. These contracts ..

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  • Enforcement of Competition Law in India

    Imagine having to buy your phone from a particular shop because that’s the only one in your locality. Imagine there’s only one d..

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  • Gratuity

    Gratuity is that part of the salary of an Employee which he receives from his/her employer in gratitude for the services offered to the empl..

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  • Right of Divorced Wife for Grant of Maintenance under Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

    The maintenance measures acquiesced by laws is not to punish a person for his past neglect or refusal, but to prevent vagrancy of those who ..

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  • Change of name in Birth Certificate

    A birth certificate is one of the most important documents that a person needs to process to prove or give a proof of his age, citizenship a..

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  • Zero tax in International Trade – How to manage in India?

    To boost economic activity, increase foreign exchange earnings through exports, generate employment and attract foreign direct investment th..

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  • Validity and execution of Divorce Decree passed

    The matrimonial laws differ from country to country. The issue of divorce decree not being valid crops up when the domicile of the partied i..

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  • Section 295A - An Analysis

    Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code is aimed at restraining anyone from doing such act which will outrage the religious feelings of any cl..

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  • CONCEPT OF LLP IN INDIA – FOR THE FOREIGN INVESTORS

    Partnerships has been one of the oldest forms of business relationships which can be evidenced in terms of complex business, partnerships ha..

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  • Indemnity Clause in the Contract

    An indemnity clause plays a vital role in the managing the risks which are associated with the commercial transactions which protects agains..

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  • Recent status of Commercial Surrogacy in India

    Surrogacy, as we know is an arrangement of carrying a pregnancy for intended parents. Over a period of time this technique has gained pace..

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  • MATERNITY BENEFIT (AMENDMENT) ACT 2017 - A POSITIVE INITIATIVE TO SECURE EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS OF WOMEN

    The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2017 is an amelioration of the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (“Act”). It was passed in Lok S..

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  • Winding Up Of A Company

    The winding up of a company is the last stage of a companies’ existence. There may be several reasons for winding up of the company in..

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  • IS ADULTERY A CRIMINAL OFFENCE?

    Adultery is the premeditated defiance of the sanctity of the marriage by sexual indulgence of a married person with someone else other than ..

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  • ODD-Even Car Formula

    Environmental problem in Delhi is a debatable issue lately. It is a threat to the well-being of the inhabitants of the city as well as the f..

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  • MATERNITY BENEFIT ACT, 1961 with latest amendments of 2017

    MATERNITY BENEFIT ACT, 1961 with was amended in 2017 which several major changes...

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