Can An Arbitral Tribunal Pierce Corporate Veil & pass an award against promoters/directors

This is a guest post by the very talented Siddhant Bajaj[1]. 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

An A to Z guide to the new, time-less and important in law

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 20 things you must know…

The Art of Cross Examination in Commercial Arbitration[1] “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…

To sever or not to sever! Understanding the ‘Blue-Pencil Rule’ of Severability under Contract Law.

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.

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.

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 insufficiently stamped documents and procedure of impounding by Court

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

Demystifying law of liquidated damages under Indian Contract Act

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

Law on Foreign Divorce Judgments, Child-Custody Orders & Anti Suit Injunctions  

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 relating to Electronic Evidence : Certificate 65B, proof of email, sms, facebook, whatsapp, call details, bank statements in Court.

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 – Admissibility, Section 65B certificate and other frequently asked questions.

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.

Grant of Mandatory Injunction – Factors

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