This is a guest post by the very talented Siddhant Bajaj. First published on Livelaw at : https://www.livelaw.in/news-updates/can-an-arbitral-tribunal-pierce-the-corporate-veil-159015 The concept of legal personality is a classic innovation of the law, … Continue reading Can An Arbitral Tribunal Pierce Corporate Veil & pass an award against promoters/directors
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
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
The Art of Cross Examination in Commercial Arbitration “The best questions in a cross examination are – the questions never asked ” We’ve all grown up watching Perry Mason style … Continue reading The Art of Cross Examination in Commercial Arbitration – the 20 things you must know…
Many a times parties to a contract find, much to their dismay, that, while their contract is broadly good and enforceable, some parts of their contracts are not legal and … Continue reading To sever or not to sever! Understanding the ‘Blue-Pencil Rule’ of Severability under Contract Law.
Case Note on : Vimla Devi v. Pushpa Devi and Anr- 2017 SCC OnLine Del 8694 In this case, Hon’ble High Court of Delhi had the occasion of examining the above question. … Continue reading Delhi High Court on the law of irrevocable power of attorney(s) and ‘agency coupled with interest’ in the context of GPA/Agreement to Sell transactions.
Stamping of agreements/deeds is governed by the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (“the Stamp Act”). If the document is not sufficiently stamped, then by virtue of Section 35 of the Stamp … Continue reading Stamping of insufficiently stamped documents and procedure of impounding by Court
Law of Liquidated Damages and Penalty (S.74 of the Indian Contract Act) When the contract mentions a ‘specific amount’ to be paid as compensation in case of breach : Whether … Continue reading Demystifying law of liquidated damages under Indian Contract Act
Introduction “H (an NRI) is divorced in Texas, and to marry – he is free; No, he has a wife in India, Indian Law says, doesn’t he ?, H is, … Continue reading Law on Foreign Divorce Judgments, Child-Custody Orders & Anti Suit Injunctions
Issues How to prove an email in a court case ?; What is the manner in which a voice/video recording is to be led before the court and proved in … Continue reading Issues relating to Electronic Evidence : Certificate 65B, proof of email, sms, facebook, whatsapp, call details, bank statements in Court.
Issues relating to Electronic Evidence What is an Electronic Record ? Types of Electronic Records. Is an Electronic Record a ‘document’ ? Is a ’Hard Drive’ a document ? Admissibility … Continue reading Issues relating to Electronic Evidence – Admissibility, Section 65B certificate and other frequently asked questions.
Supreme Court of India Makers Devt.Services P.Ltd. vs M. Visvesvaraya Indusl.Res.& … on 14 November, 2011 Suit for Specific Performance filed by Plaintiff – Pending Suit, Plaintiff sought for interim injunction … Continue reading Grant of Mandatory Injunction – Factors