PANORAMIC VIEW ON NEW LAWS REVAMPING MEDICAL EDUCATION AND PROFESSION

Authored by Ammu Brigit The medical field witnessed major ramifications in its regulatory structure in the recent times. Age-old laws were repealed, and new laws were introduced in the field of medical education system, Indian system of medicine and allied healthcare profession. The National Medical Commission Act 2019, National Commission for Indian System of Medicine 2020 […]

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India scraps retrospective tax provisions with an aim to bolster investor sentiments

Author – Sourabh Baser, Partner BGJC & Associates  LLP Couple of adverse decisions by international arbitration tribunals had got the Indian Government on back foot in front of global business community. But never too late, the move of Government to scrap the controversial provisions related to retrospective taxation of indirect asset transfers is bold and […]

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Ranjan Jha appointed as a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)Task Force on Legal Services for the year 2021/22

We are pleased to announce that our Partner, Ranjan Jha has been appointed as a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)Task Force on Legal Services for the year 2021/22.  The CII  founded in 1895  is a 125 year old industry led organisation with membership of over 9000 organisations and an indirect membership of over 3,00,000, from around 265 national […]

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Mandatory Vaccination of Employees In India and Recent Developments

Post second wave of COVID-19, there is a significant improvement in situation in India leading to rise in expectations of large businesses to gradually return to normalcy which means opening of workplaces. While there are mixed statements in the media regarding a third wave, and large population in India is still unvaccinated (including those who […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Regime In India And Amendments Introduced

Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) is a broad concept that is aimed at instilling sense of social responsibility amongst corporations. It is structured around the credence that the society essentially funds businesses of corporations and contributes towards continuance and growth of most businesses and for this reason, corporations that benefit in some way from the society […]

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India Puts End to Retrospective Amendment for Indirect Transfers

The Indian Finance Minister has introduced a crucial tax-policy move announced on 5th August, 2021 with introduction of a Bill in the Parliament to undo a retrospective amendment carried out in 2012. Fundamental changes were carried out in the Finance Act of 2012 by which Indian Income Tax law was amended, retrospectively, to reverse the […]

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Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for the Automotive Sector in India

Auto sector contributes 6.40% to the GDP of India and provides employment to 19 million people directly or indirectly hence is a very important sector. By 2026 it is expected to be third largest in terms of volume, at present it is the largest tractor manufacturer second largest bus manufacturer and third largest heavy trucks […]

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Dismissal Of A Workman (Blue Collar Employee) During Pendency Of Legal Proceedings Is Illegal (Bombay High Court)

Under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (“ID Act”), which inter-alia deals with the industrial disputes between an employer and employee (‘workman’)1 it has been discussed in several judicial pronouncements that the relationship of an employer and employee is unequal due to inequality of bargaining power between them and therefore, employers are prone to a number […]

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Anhad Law – Real Estate & Insolvency Laws June 2021

Anhad Law, Solicitors & Advocates (IRG’s exclusive member for Real Estate in India), is pleased to share that its Partner, Dhruv Gandhi (Partner-Real Estate & Dispute Resolution) represented a real estate developer namely ‘La-Residentia’ before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, in a batch of civil writ petitions filed in the proceedings underway involving defiled […]

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Working Remotely – Measuring and Enforcing Performance of Employees

With most of the workforce now working remotely, it brings into focus an employer’s ability to monitor and assess performance of employees in a setting which is not the routine workplace. Some of the more traditional ‘clocking-in and out’ type of measurements are no longer feasible. This does not necessarily mean that current practices and […]

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Session on Changes and Challenges to Economy, Taxation & TP following Covid-19

IFA APAC CONFERENCE & IFA INDIA BRANCH – JUNE 3, 2021 Covid effects on economy and taxation at the conference held by International Fisacal Association India Branch along with APAC chapter Click here for an online conference held by IFA India with APAC region. Click here for the slides corresponding to the online conference

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