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IT Acts in UAE
25 Mar 2020

Video Game Censorship: Indian Purview

Video Game Censorship: Indian Purview With millennium progressing into the second decade, the governments in all the countries have brought Interactive Video Game Industry under its radar to restrict the increasingly graphic violence in the computer or digital games which intends to excite and interest the gamers. The chant of…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
26 Feb 2020

Grounds for Rejection of the Plaint: Indian CPC, 1908

Grounds for Rejection of the Plaint: The Indian Civil Procedure Code The plaint is petitioned for instituting a suit in the civil or commercial courts. A court of civil jurisdiction will be administered by the provisions of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (CPC). Order VII of CPC is visualized with the provisions…

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Lawyers in Dubai
05 Feb 2020

A Guide to Foreign Direct Investment in India

A Guide to Foreign Direct Investment in India Imagine that you are a child in India during the 1980s. Your uncle, who resides abroad in Switzerland, has come for his vacation and gifts you a goody bag filled with exquisite chocolates such as Lindt, Milka and Toblerone, all of which…

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Lawyers in Dubai
31 Jan 2020

Indian Civil Procedure Code: Reciprocating Territory and Superior Court

Reciprocating Territory and Superior Court in the Indian Civil Procedurs Code  George SK and N. Anand The Ministry of Law and Justice of India has passed a notification on 17 January 2020 in the official Gazette of India declaring United Arab Emirates to be a reciprocating territory in respect with Explanation 1…

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Contracting Lawyers in Dubai
12 Dec 2019

The Enforceability of Smart Contracts in India

The Enforceability of Smart Contracts in India Introduction In 1994, Nick Szabo, a legal scholar and cryptographer found that decentralized nature of cryptography could be used in smart contracts, which are basically self-executing contracts and ensure the performance of virtual agreements through blockchain technology to provide a hassle-free contract execution.…

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banking law firms in UAE
17 Nov 2019

India: The Negotiable Instruments Act 1881

Dishonour of cheques in India as per Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 Introduction The whole concept of using cheques, even at this day and age where other progressive modes of transactions are available, is to keep proper record and use it as proof of payment. There are more security and surety…

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Lawyers in Dubai
22 Sep 2019

Lights, Camera, Taxation!

Bollywood Deals: Music Meets Dance Who isn’t a fan of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge? The lens takes us to the romance set in the mountains of Switzerland to a typical wedding household in India with dance, music, drama, and emotion. Bollywood is one of the most prolific centers of film…

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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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