Applicability Of Force Majeure In Times Of A Pandemic – Impact Of Covid – 19

COVID-19 was declared as a pandemic by World Health Organization on 11th March 2020. With a view to take adequate measures to curb the spread of the virus, several countries including India have implemented lock down on social and commercial activities, restrictions in business operations except essential services, closing borders as well as imposing travel restrictions, mandated quarantines etc


Commercial Coal Mining – Rush To Reformule Of Law In Monetary Reputation

The recent policy declarations of the central government opening up coal mining to the private sector, along with the ambitious projections in increasing the production levels of coal in the country, has raised renewed interest of the industry on the future of coal mining sector in India.


The Indian Stock Market Saga

A stock market, equity market or share market is the aggregation of buyers and sellers of stocks (also called shares), which represent ownership claims on businesses. Investment in the stock market is most often done via stock brokers and electronic trading platforms.


Reviving Demand In Post-Lockdown India

The CoVID-19 pandemic has weighed heavily on lives and livelihoods of millions of people across the world. Its impact on the global economy has been estimated by the IMF to be considerably worse than the global financial crisis of 2008.


The role of Rule of Law in monetary reputation

The phenomena of money in my mind, is similar in certain aspects with a global religion - almost every individual, every society and nation has unrelenting faith in its goodness and utility, its power to address human desire and alleviate human distress...


Cryptocurrency: The Regulatory and Legal Framework

The term ‘crypto’ has been derived from the Greek word ‘kruptos’ meaning hidden. Merriam – Webster’s online dictionary defines the adjective ‘crypto’ as “not openly avowed or declared - often used in combination”. Authorities across the world are wary of cryptocurrency because of the ability of any person mining, holding or transferring cryptocurrency to do so with complete anonymity.


Land Procurement Delay Caused by Government Treated as Force Majeure: CERC

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued an order extending the scheduled commercial operating date for 72 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects. The commission was examining a petition filed by Welspun Energy Private Limited against the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).


Neeti Niyaman expands to Mumbai

Regulatory disputes firm Neeti Niyaman plans to have a presence across the country and opening its first office outside of Delhi in Mumbai is part of its expansion plan. “Starting out as a firm with a focus on regulatory practice, diversifying our portfolio of services and having a pan-India presence is our long-term goal,” founding partner Sakya Chaudhuri told India Business Law Journal.


Ex-HSA Sakya Chaudhuri & Others Explain How Their Start-Up Chamber-Style Regs Practice Neeti Niyaman Will Work

Former HSA Advocates partners Sakya Chaudhuri, Avijeet Lala and Anand Shrivastava’s regulatory, disputes and real estate practice Neeti Niyaman, which they started up in April after leaving HSA last month with two partners and eight lawyers, has now grown to a total headcount of 13, after picking up another two associates from firms other than HSA.


The two DTH operations are unlikely to publish their RIOs for now

Direct to home (DTH) operators Tata Sky, Bharti Telemedia-owned Airtel Digital TV and Discovery Communication India were handed a breather on Wednesday after the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) assured the Delhi High Court that it will not take any action against the trio until January 10, which is when the matter is scheduled to be heard next


Wind power industry hit by discom turbulence

A recent Bombay High Court decision provides some relief for projects in Maharashtra but there are a number of systemic issues that need to be addressed if the sector has to grow unhindered, say industry observers. In its order, the Court provided much-needed comfort to wind generating companies operating in Maharashtra, whose tariffs were under the cloud of re-negotiation...