Monthly Archives: August 2015

LexisNexis®India Acquires Universal Law Publishing Titles

NEW DELHI, May 29, 2015 – LexisNexis, a leading publisher and online solutions provider for legal, tax, academic, and test-prep,today announces the acquisition of the Universal Law Publishing titles. Universal Law Publishing has been publishing legal books and legislation for legal professionals, academics and students in

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Masters as Captain, Management and Scapegoat

Master is a qualified seafarer in Command of a Merchant SHIP. Under common Law, Ship’s register evidences this plus her Nationality, Port of registry and mortgages if any etc.  Master is obliged to produce it on demand and declare her nationality at all times. A ship

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Mahatma Gandhi and the Tatas

The Father of the Nation Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in the coastal town of Porbandar in Gujarat on 2nd October,1869. Armed with two most potent weapons viz. “Satya” (“truth”) and “Ahimsa” (“non-violence”),Gandhi raised human values to new, mercurial heights and demonstrated to the world

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Liabilities of a director in case of a cheque dishonor

The article contemplates to present up-to-date analysis of the cases relating to the vicarious liability of the directors in cases of dishonor of cheques by companies. The trend is increasing where the cheques which are issued by a corporate body is dishonor and complaints under

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Commissioning surrogacy in India

India is known world wide for its permissive and liberal jurisdiction on surrogacy. Commercial and cross border, gestational and heterosexual surrogacy is legal and practiced in India. It is estimated that India’s commercial surrogacy is worth $ 2.5 billion dollar industry  producing nearly  2,000 surrogacy

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Book Review – White Ink by Erik Vrij

About the Book The story centers around the European market leading IT firm, involved in Rights Management, a new legal technology sector that has grown bigger than any other IT sector anywhere. One of the characters playing a modest but important role, is the Indian

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Capital Punishment in new Avatar

The legal tenet that has been inculcated in us for ages is that, “One is presumed innocent till proved guilty.” But, if one were to go by ‘judgements’ handed down in recent times, it is the other way around – “One is presumed guilty till proven