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TeLawgram Jan, 2021 – Roundup

Hello, this past week has seen several developments ranging from the Supreme Court staying the Bombay High Court judgment which ruled that skin-to-skin contact necessary for offence of ‘sexual assault’ under POCSO to the US Congressional Commission declaring a ‘possible genocide’ against Uighurs in China.
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20.11.20 – 27.11.20

Hello, this past week has seen several developments ranging from the Madras High Court passing an interim order against sexual advertisements to the EU Court of Justice finding fleeing military draft as a ground for granting asylum. Happy Reading!

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30.10.20-05.11.20

Hello! This past week has seen several developments ranging from the National Green Tribunal issuing a notice to 18 States and UTs to ban the use of firecrackers to New Zealand legalizing euthanasia for terminally ill patients. Happy reading!

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11.10.20 – 17.10.20

Hello! This past week, we’ve seen a number of legal updates, ranging from the Delhi High Court issuing a notice to the Centre in the same sex marriage plea, to Bangladesh passing a law increasing the maximum punishment for rape from life imprisonment to death penalty.
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Arbitration

Arbitrability of Insolvency Disputes: A Case Study of the Kotak Group vs Indus Biotech Case

Vishesh Jain & Dhruv Sirpurkar In June 2020, the Mumbai Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) pronounced its decision in the Kotak India Venture Fund vs Indus Biotech Pvt. Ltd. Case, dismissing the Section 7 IBC petition filed by Kotak. The court opined that the arbitration clause of the agreement was wide enough […]

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Arbitration

Independence of Party Appointed Expert: The Unsettled Law in International Arbitration

Harshal Sareen Introduction The issue of independence of party-appointed experts is at the forefront of debate and discussion amongst arbitration enthusiasts and policy drafters. The question of whether or not there is a need for independence in relation to a party-appointed expert is still unclear. However, the opinion seems to be divided regarding the requirement […]