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copyright lawyers in India
06 Aug 2019

The Copyright Law in India

The Indian Copyright Law Structure (IPR) “The right to be attributed as an author of a work is not merely a copyright, it is every author’s basic human right” ― Kalyan C. Kankanala The copyright law in India is in equal parity with the standards set by the agreement on Trade-Related…

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Media Lawyers in India
18 Jul 2019

Media and Entertainment Law: Film Censorship in India

Censorship of Films in India I. Introduction Censorship is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as the ‘prohibition or suppression of any part of the news, books, films, etc. that are considered politically unacceptable, obscene, or a threat to security.’ Films are considered an excellent medium of communication with the general…

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Lawyers in Dubai
12 Jun 2019

Ship Arrests and Indian Maritime Law

Ship Arrests and Indian Maritime Law “The safety of the people shall be the highest law” - Marcus Tullius Cicero India has a long-standing history in dealing with the sea and has had a distinguished tradition for several years with trade and commerce, both within the region and beyond its…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
31 Jan 2019

International Anti-Terrorism Conventions

A Global Purview of Counter-Terrorism Efforts With nearly 41% of all terrorist attacks resulting in casualty, and a dramatic increase in public targeted incidents, governing bodies representing both domestic and international interests alike have invested countless resources into better understanding why terrorism occurs, and how legislatively, it can be stopped.…

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Law Firms in Dubai
15 Jan 2019

Lease Vs License : International Comparison

To Lease or to License… In the United Arab Emirates, there are stringent requirements for leasing… if only there was another way. There are two concepts which many jurisdictions recognize, a lease and a license. One of these concepts is formal in nature, while the other offers flexibility and an…

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Law Firms in Dubai
09 Dec 2018

Overview of Customs Duty in India (Part II of II)

Customs Duty in India Part II Import for Re-Export Re-exports out from U.A.E. Free Trade Zones to a third market goal beyond the GCC Customs Zones are additionally exempted from any obligation. However, such goods when imported with the intention of re-exporting them as a whole or part to another…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
20 Nov 2018

Country Focus: India | The Customs Act, 1962

Panorama of Customs Duty in India Part I We all have read in our childhood or seen in movies that how centuries ago, to enter a kingdom, a merchant with his merchandise had to give some gift to the king. In due course, this tradition has formalized and now given…

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Lawyers in Dubai
12 Nov 2018

India: Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Take-Over (SEBI) Regulations

Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Take-Over (SEBI) Regulations 2011 Overview   Introduction The Indian economy has been marked by many critical structural initiatives which intend to build the strength and substantial growth over the past two decades.  In the last t 25 years, India has gained a lot in the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Jul 2018

Trademark Registration in Asia

Trademark Registration in Asian Countries Country and Applicable Legislation Length of Trademark (in years) Trademark Definition Eligible Applicants Documentation Requirement Language Requirement and Procedures Treaty/ Classification Treaty/Classification Benefits Afghanistan The Trademark Law Number effective from 1 September 2009 (as amended) repealing Trademark Regulations issued on 20 September 1960. 10 Article 2…

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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Jun 2018

Registration of Trademarks : Asia (Part II of II)

Trademark Registration in Asian Countries Country and Applicable Legislation Length of Trademark (in years) Trademark Definition Eligible Applicants Documentation Requirement Language Requirement and Procedures Treaty/ Classification Treaty/Classification Benefits Kazakhstan  Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No.456 of July 26, 1999, on Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin (2012) Law on…

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commercial lawyers in Dubai
22 Mar 2018

Franchising in Global Context

A Global analysis of franchise agreement “Isolation is not possible. Globalization is inevitable and beneficial.” Introduction Do you wish to establish an attractive business model to distribute goods and services globally? Does your company have a brand image in the market and hopes to expand? Do you have a unique…

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Top Law Firms in Dubai
20 Mar 2018

Goods and Service Tax (GST) in India

                                                   GST IS HERE!  GST (the Goods and Services Tax) is finally here just like winter in Game of Thrones.  The much-awaited indirect-tax regime was honored with the throne…

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British Lawyers in Dubai
14 Feb 2018

Sale by Description

SALE BY DESCRIPTION - INTERPRETATION AND AMBIGUITIES “A picture will never compare to the real thing”  -        Author Unknown A red bike described by the seller is up for sale online, the buyer then receives an orange-colored motorcycle: deception by description or merely a deal by description, which is built…

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Lawyers in Dubai
28 Jan 2018

Cloud Computing at Arm's Length?

Cloud Computing and Transfer Pricing In these times life without Netflix or Google Drive is hard to imagine, right? Accessing your all-time favorite movies from wherever you are to whenever you need without the hassle of carrying a bunch of discs and tapes wherever you go. Be it your slumber…

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