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Two-Tier Boards in Indian Corporations? An analysis

  Corporate governance practices are in a continuous state of evolution, particularly in a developing economy such as India. It is argued that corporate governance practices in India are an imperfect emulation of western practices, particularly of the Cadbury Committee Report, and subsequently, the UK Corporate Governance Code and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Sarbanes-Oxley).… Read More

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Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act A Welcome Change in a World of Unwelcome Advances?

Sexual Harassment affects all women in some form or the other. Lewd remarks, touching, wolf-whistles, looks are part of any woman™s life, so much so that it is dismissed as normal. Working women are no exception. In fact, working women most commonly face the backlash to women taking new roles, which belong to male domains… Read More

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Commencement Notification CA2013 :: National Company Law Tribunal :: Section 413 :: Term of office of President, Chairperson and other Members

Chapter XXVII-National Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal (407 - 434) Section 413- Term of office of President, Chairperson and other Members (1) The President and every other Member of the Tribunal shall hold office as such for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office, but shall… Read More

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Supreme Court™s Comments on CBI

The Supreme Court passed an order dated 08.05.2013 in Writ Petition (Criminal) No.120 of 2012, and WP (Civil) 463 of 2012 to know whether the Central Government intended to put in place appropriate law for the independence of the CBI and its functional autonomy and insulate it from extraneous influence(s) of any kind so that… Read More

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CLR Snippets | SEBI initiates process of refund to the genuine investors in the matter of Sahara

As per the order of the Hon'ble Supreme Court dated May 8, 2013, SEBI  has initiated the process of refund to the genuine investors who have submitted /would be submitting their claims, in the format (available at website,  after verifying the  genuineness  of the documents . The order of the Hon'ble Supreme Court dated May 8, 2013… Read More

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MoC&IT Clarification on Issues related to Spectrum Allocation

A Committee had been constituted in Deptt of Telecom to look into the issues related to administrative allotment/ assignment of spectrum in the various categories i.e. Captive Mobile Radio Trunk Service (CMRTS), Public Mobile Radio Trunk Service (PMRTS), Commercial VSATs and all captive users etc. The Committee had submitted its report containing, inter-alia, periodic review… Read More

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CLR Snippets | Enhancing the Efficiency of Court Management

With a view to enhance the efficiency of court management and resultant improvement in case disposal, Government has allocated Rs. 300 crore to the States for creation of posts of professionally qualified Court Managers, on the recommendation of 13th Finance Commission. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Dr.… Read More

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High Court rebukes ITD for harassing honest taxpayers and Non-grant of refunds

CLR Editorial Note: An extensive search was conducted at the premises of the assessee concerned with this case. During the search,  cash worth of Rs. 25 lakhs was seized. The assessee succeeded in the block assessments and the said amount of Rs. 25 lakhs became refundable to the assessee. However, the said amount was not… Read More

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Rights and Privileges of Holder in Due Course

HOLDER IN DUE COURSE AND RIGHTS AND PRIVIELEGES PROVIDED TO HOLDER IN DUE COURSE UNDER NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT (INDIA) HOLDER IN DUE COURSE The phrase ˜Holder in Due Course™ shortens considerable the cumbrous English equivalent ˜bona fide holder for value without notice™; and both the Indian and English Acts have adopted this phrase. Sec. 9… Read More

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Public Interest Litigation – An Analysis

By Manisha Sahu Student of LL.M 1st  Year , RML NLU, Lucknow Public-Interest Litigation is a creation of Judiciary. It is a Litigation for the protection of the public interest. In the words of some learned people we can say that public interest litigation in a litigation which can be file in any court of… Read More

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Judges Appointed to the High Court of Judicature at Patna

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President has appointed (i) Shri Justice Vijayendra Nath, (ii) Shri Justice Shivaji Pandey and (iii) Shri Justice Ashwani Kumar Singh, Additional Judges of the High Court of Judicature at Patna, as Judges of that High Court with… Read More

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Prerequisites of an Arbitration Agreement

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 [2010] 98 CLA (Snr.) 1 (P&H) Ramji Bharany and others v. Ambience Developers and Infrastructure (P.) Ltd. First Appeal from Order No. 583 of 2010 (O&M) Decided by the High Court of Punjab & Haryana Rakesh Kumar Jain, J 21st May 2010 (2010-3) 159 PLR 198 Section 7 Arbitration agreement… Read More

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