Corporate Amicus: May 2023

The Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court recently in the case of N.N. Global Mercantile Pvt. Ltd. v. Indo Unique Flame Ltd. held that arbitration cannot be invoked when the arbitration agreement or clause is contained in an unstamped or insufficiently stamped agreement or...

Corporate Amicus: April 2023

While the inclusion of interest amounts in ‘financial debt’, for the purposes of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, is clearly provided for, the interest component in the case of ‘operational debt’ has always been a point of contention.

Corporate Amicus: March 2023

The first article in this issue of Corporate Amicus discusses a recent decision of the Registrar of Companies, NCT of Delhi and Haryana relating to Section 42 of the Companies Act, 2013 (private placement of shares).

Corporate Amicus: February 2023

In the backdrop of India’s commitments made in the UN Climate Change Conference in 2021, the Central Government has recently enacted the Energy Conservation (Amendment) Act, 2022 (‘Amendment Act’) to amend the two decades old Energy Conservation Act, 2001.

Corporate Amicus: January 2023

The article in this issue of Corporate Amicus analyses the recently introduced E-waste (Management) Rules, 2022. The new Rules will come into force on 1 April 2023 and will introduce recycling targets in the extended producer responsibility (‘EPR’) plan of the producers of e-waste.

Corporate Amicus: December 2022

The article in this issue of Corporate Amicus discusses workplace investigations in India. It notes that due to subjective nature of the investigations under consideration, there is no set mechanism or strict procedure which needs to be adhered to, for conducting such investigations.

Corporate Amicus: November 2022

The first article in this issue of Corporate Amicus analyses a recent decision of the Supreme Court in the case of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation & Another v. Sunil Kumar B. and Others.

Corporate Amicus: October 2022

The State of Tamil Nadu has recently promulgated an Ordinance Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Online Gambling and Regulation of Online Games Ordinance, 2022 for the regulation of online gaming in the State. The Ordinance prohibits online gambling and playing of online games of chance with money or other stakes.

Corporate Amicus: September 2022

Focusing on the exporters’ obligations upon non-realization of export payments from erring foreign importers, the article in this issue of Corporate Amicus discusses at length the legal and other remedies available with the exporters where the export transactions are not secured in any manner.

Corporate Amicus: August 2022

The article in this issue of Corporate Amicus examines the rationale and thrust of a recent Supreme Court decision in the case of Mahagun Realtors (P) Ltd., wherein the Apex Court has clarified that an amalgamation would not per se invalidate an assessment order issued in the name of the transferor company.