A financial crisis is often followed by a rise in financial crimes. A crisis, such as the one we now face, not only presents an opportunity (and greater motivation) for all sorts of financial shenanigans but also lays bare – the true financial position of a lot of corporations.
First published on : https://www.nluo.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/ADR-E-Newsletter-Vol.-I.pdf You have been on the different ends of the spectrum, from being an independent practicing lawyer to a judge, and now a partner at L&L … Continue reading A conversation with ADR Board, NLUO on Arbitration, Mediation, Institutional Arbitration….
A slightly abridged version of this first published at Bar and Bench – https://www.barandbench.com/columns/return-of-the-debtors-paradise-a-case-against-decriminalisation-of-section-138-of-the-ni-act Creditor, n. From the Latin for “believer”; someone who lent money to a borrower and believes the loan … Continue reading Return of the Debtor’s Paradise? A case against Decriminalisation of Section 138 of the NI Act
First published at : https://www.barandbench.com/columns/the-devils-dictionary-of-law The times are dreary and before you stop reading, my dear reader, let me assure you, this is not another article on ‘Law of Force … Continue reading The Devil’s Dictionary (of Law)
In the previous two parts (click here[part-1] and here[part-2]), we tried unpacking the broad mechanics of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) and the central actors of the IBC regime. In Part … Continue reading A To Z of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code | A Beginner’s Guide (Part III)
This post is not on ‘X’ law or ‘Y’, instead, it is on the method of it. As young judges/aspirants, over a lifetime of adjudication, you’d be faced with a … Continue reading The ‘Hypothetical Flood Case’ | A Test Case In Interpretation
A lawyer’s task is extremely challenging; he has to convince someone (the Judge) who is trained and hard-wired not to believe anything at face value, and rightly so. A judge … Continue reading Commas As Aids of Interpretation (And Lives!) | Saving Pandas from False Prosecutions….
Why an A to Z list of law/legal concepts/judgments etc.? As somebody wise said: A rear-view mirror is the best kind of crystal ball. Sometimes ‘looking back’ is ‘looking ahead’. … Continue reading An A to Z guide to the new, time-less and important in law
“If I want to deprive you of your watch, I shall certainly have to fight for it; if I want to buy your watch, I shall have to pay for … Continue reading Rethinking ‘Fruits of the Poisonous Tree Doctrine’: Admissibility of Illegally Obtained Evidence
“Don’t Tell Me the Moon Is Shining; Show Me the Glint of Light on Broken Glass” Anton Chekhov It is easy to preach what you don’t have to practice yourself. … Continue reading A MasterClass on The Art of Judgment Writing for young judges and judiciary aspirants
In the second part, we take a closer look at the IBC’s most fundamental features (terms starting with alphabets I-P).
An unemployed-post-graduate’s resume- for an underpaying clerical job; A poor widow’s application- for an insignificant pension; A prescription for medicines- that the abandoned senior citizen could never buy; A strangulated … Continue reading Diary of a Dust Bin