Laws relating to prevention of air pollution in India – Part I

By Rajendra Beniwal Introduction – Air pollution is contamination of the indoor or outdoor environment by any chemical, physical or biological agent that modifies the natural characteristics of the atmosphere.[1] A recent WHO study[2] of

Trade Name : Whether a Trademark?

Trade Name : Whether a Trademark?

By Vaibhav Vora Over a period of time, new terms have been added to the legal dictionary of intellectual property rights so as to widen its scope. One such addition is the term “Trade Name”.

Jet-Etihad deal – more clarity on “Control”

By Mehreen Zafar Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) passed an Order[2] dated 08 May, 2014 concerning the matter of acquisition of shares of Jet Airways (India) Limited (“Jet“) by Etihad Airways PJSC (“Etihad“).

Guidelines for speedy disposal of cheque bounce cases

By Durgesh S. Singh In a recent judgment[1], the Supreme Court has laid down certain directions to criminal courts for speedy and expeditious disposal of cases falling under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act,

Maharashtra Housing (Regulation & Development) Act 2012: Overview – Part II

By Shiju. P.V One of the main reason for the repeal of MOFA[1] was the lack of an effective regulatory arm to implement its provisions. As a result, flat buyers can only approach the consumer forums

Maharashtra Housing (Regulation & Development) Act 2012: Overview – Part I

By Shiju P.V. With the Presidential assent to Maharashtra Housing (Regulation and Development) Act 2012 (the “Act”)[2] in February this year, the State is all set to establish a new authority to regulate the housing

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