Space Debris Mitigation, Nuclear Resources & Challenges of Environmental Law of Outer Space

There exist 5 treaties which form the body of Space Legislation. However, these seem incomplete, as the drafters were unaware of the rapid progress that would take place, and no amendments have been made since. Although there exists’ a non-appropriation principle detailed within the Outer Space Treaty, there is presently no consensus about the legal… Read More Space Debris Mitigation, Nuclear Resources & Challenges of Environmental Law of Outer Space

Lexis®India Newsletter • Issue 21 • November 2017

Landmark Judgements 1. The Supreme Court of India, in Adiveppa and Others vs. Bhimappa and Another, has held that it was obligatory upon the Plaintiffs to have proved that despite existence of jointness in the family, properties described in Schedule ‘B’ and ‘C’ was not part of ancestral properties but were their self-acquired properties. [(2017)… Read More Lexis®India Newsletter • Issue 21 • November 2017

Arbitrability of dispute cannot be considered in appeal if not raised at earlier stage

Summary In the recent judgment of Chitaranjan Maity v Union of India, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India dealt with the issue of whether the arbitrability of a dispute can be considered for the first time in an appeal, the Supreme Court relied upon its previous decisions and held that a question of jurisdiction is… Read More Arbitrability of dispute cannot be considered in appeal if not raised at earlier stage

#LNDiwaliDhamaka Contest – Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions #LNDiwaliDhamaka needs to be used to participate in the Diwali Contest organized on LexisNexis India Facebook Page, LexisNexis India Twitter Page, and LexisNexis India Instagram Page. LexisNexis #LNDiwaliDhamaka contest is sponsored by LexisNexis India. Contests are governed by the following “Official Rules”. By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by… Read More #LNDiwaliDhamaka Contest – Terms and Conditions

Tribunal can now file contempt in relevant court against parties violating its orders

News Update Appeal to the Hon’ble Supreme Court arose from the judgment of the Bombay High Court dated 27 October, 2015 where the issue was that the Hon’ble Bombay High Court had construed section 27(5) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, in a restrictive manner. In the present case, the interim order of the… Read More Tribunal can now file contempt in relevant court against parties violating its orders

Lexis®India Newsletter – Issue 19 • October 2017

Landmark Judgements 1. The Supreme Court of India, in Vasant Rao Guhe vs. State of Madhya Pradesh, had held that the prosecution has failed to prove beyond all reasonable doubt the charge of criminal misconduct under Section 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and punishable under Section 13(2) thereof against the Appellant/accused. [(2017)… Read More Lexis®India Newsletter – Issue 19 • October 2017

Effect of Anti-Trust Laws on Mergers and Acquisitions: Case Study of U.S.A and India

INTRODUCTION “It is clear that one cannot stay in the top league if one only grows internally. You cannot catch up just by internal growth. To continue to stay up in top league one must combine.” Over the past, schemes of Mergers and Acquisitions have become more frequent in the modern world for more profitable… Read More Effect of Anti-Trust Laws on Mergers and Acquisitions: Case Study of U.S.A and India