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Fisher Phillips LLP
In addition to other changes, India introduced maternity benefits for eligible adoptive and commissioning mothers (the biological mother of a child carried by a surrogate).
Trilegal
Unlike its predecessor, the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 imposes obligations on private establishments to formulate an equal opportunity policy and maintain records of persons...
Dhaval Vussonji & Associates
Under Indian Laws especially under Civil Procedure Code, 1908 ("CPC") there are questions which may not have a definite answer.
Lexygen
The Finance Act of 2017 had amended Section 10(38) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 to the effect that long term capital gains from transfer of equity shares of companies listed on stock exchanges, ...
Vaish Associates Advocates
Essentially, under PMLA, the burden of proof lies on the person who claims that the proceeds of crime alleged to be involved in Money-Laundering, are not involved in Money-Laundering.
Vaish Associates Advocates
In certain cases, the offences under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 are punishable with rigorous imprisonment up to 10 years.
Vaish Associates Advocates
To evade compliance with other laws and administrative procedures.
Vaish Associates Advocates
So, there cannot be an offence of money laundering unless it can be shown that there exists some proceeds of crime.
Vaish Associates Advocates
One essential requirement to constitute an offence of money laundering is to be involved in any process or activity connected to proceeds of crime.
Nishith Desai Associates
Supreme Court clarifies that parties can be punished for contempt for any action/default in complying with Tribunal's order or during the conduct of the proceedings and not merely restricted to taking evidence
Vaish Associates Advocates
The myth that only big ticket scams are covered under PMLA is nothing but living in a fool's paradise.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The normal law relating to the Burden of Proof and its onus is given under the provisions of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Accordingly, a company can be held liable under the provisions of PMLA.
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys
The Patent Office has released another revised version of Guidelines for Examination of Computer Related Inventions
Hammurabi & Solomon
The project financing transactions are voluminous and complex.
Kachwaha & Partners
A little known fact is that India was amongst the only six Asian nations to have signed the Geneva Convention of 1927.
Singh & Associates
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (hereinafter referred to as the "Code") provides for a time-bound resolution process for insolvency and bankruptcy.
Nishith Desai Associates
In the most recent development in the ongoing battle against Non-Performing Assets ("NPA's"), the Gujrat High Court ("GHC") upheld the constitutionality of the RBI Press Note dated June 13, 2017...
Nishith Desai Associates
On June 23 2017, the Government of India notified an amendment to a law that regulates contents of labels of all pre-packaged goods sold in India.
Khaitan & Co
The liberalisation of the regulatory framework for foreign direct investment ("FDI") in the retail sector in India has been slow but steady.
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The MB Amendment Act regulates paid maternity leave entitlement and other related benefits for women employed in factories, mines and shops or commercial establishments employing 10 or more employees.
Trilegal
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code passed by the Parliament is a welcome overhaul of the existing framework dealing with insolvency of corporates, individuals, partnerships and other entities.
Alpha Partners
This paper attempts to delineate various aspects of Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act. Section 138 is the principal section dealing with dishonor of cheques.
Trilegal
The implementation of GST will significantly improve the competitiveness and performance of India's manufacturing sector.
Trilegal
Starting 1 January 2017, employers will need to make contributions under the ESI Act for a larger pool of employees since the wage ceiling for applicability of this statute has been increased...
Khaitan & Co
The Principal Act provides for the mandatory annual payment of bonus to eligible employees of establishments which employ 20 or more persons.
Nangia & Co
GST, which is considered as biggest tax reform since 1947 which seeks to replace a slew of taxes and levies in 29 states and aims to simplify and harmonise the indirect tax regime in the country.
Khaitan & Co
Historically, the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (HSA), did not confer any rights on a daughter to the ancestral property of her father.
Phoenix Legal
The (Indian) Companies Act, 2013 (2013 Act) which replaced the (Indian) Companies Act, 1956 (1956 Act) brought significant changes for private limited companies.
PSA Legal Counsellors
The concept of workman is central to the concept of an industrial dispute as an industrial dispute can be raised either by a "workman" or an "employer."
Trilegal
On 31 December 2015 the President gave his assent to certain amendments to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965. The amendments have increased the wage threshold for determining applicability of the Act from INR 10,000 to INR 21,000 per month.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The Government of India decided to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 by introducing the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2015 in the Parliament.
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