Recent developments in the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

By Himanshi Parekh and Abdullah Qureshi M/s. Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. vs. Inderpal Singh The Supreme Court in the case of M/s. Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. vs. Inderpal Singh[1] has held that pursuant to Sections

Krishna Texport & Capital Markets Ltd. vs. Ila A. Agrawal & Ors.

By Ashish Kumar Gill The Negotiable Instrument Act,1881 (‘Act’) has a history of being one of the oldest acts to be in existence since the time “British Raj” came to its end in India and

Cabinet nod to Negotiable Instrument (Amendment) Bill, 2015 : Step towards clearing confusion of jurisdiction in cheque bounce case ?

By Shuchi Mehta Most debated issue of jurisdiction in cheque dishonor cases is again in news as the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minsiter Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal to introduce the Negotiable

At par cheque issue – Supreme Court dismisses Special Leave Petition against Bombay HC verdict

By Shuchi Mehta On March 20, 2015, the two judges bench of the Supreme Court of India dismissed as withdrawn  a Special Leave Petition (“SLP”) arising out of a judgment of the High Court of Judicature

Ambit of ‘Drawee Bank’ for Negotiable Instruments Act

By Ruben George Rock  Following the trail of Dashrath Roopsingh case[1], and Ramanbhai Mathurbhai case[2], one more judgment with regard to jurisdiction of Courts in dishonour of cheque cases is up in the judicial matrix, delivered by

Pooja Ravinder Devidasani v. State of Maharashtra & Ors.

By Binju Inamdar Directors cannot be held liable for dishonour of cheques issued by the company after his/her resignation FACTS OF THE CASE: The Appellant, Pooja Ravinder Devidasani was appointed as a Director of M/s Elite

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