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Taking White Collar Crime Seriously

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.

A conversation with ADR Board, NLUO on Arbitration, Mediation, Institutional Arbitration….

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….

Return of the Debtor’s Paradise? A case against Decriminalisation of Section 138 of the NI Act

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

A To Z of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code | A Beginner’s Guide (Part III)

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)

Commas As Aids of Interpretation (And Lives!) | Saving Pandas from False Prosecutions….

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….

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

Rethinking ‘Fruits of the Poisonous Tree Doctrine’: Admissibility of Illegally Obtained Evidence

“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

A MasterClass on The Art of Judgment Writing for young judges and judiciary aspirants

“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

A To Z of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code | A Beginner’s Guide (Part II)

In the second part, we take a closer look at the IBC’s most fundamental features (terms starting with alphabets I-P).