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August 24th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 18th round of invitations under Express Entry this year and 41st overall, inviting 750 applicants for permanent residence with a CRS score of 538, the highest in 2016.
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China's National Energy Administration's ("NEA") Regulation of National Oil Reserves (Draft) (国家石油储备条例 (征求意见稿)) was issued on May 31, 2016. Ten years in the making...
Mayer Brown JSM
Under the Hong Kong Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Buy-backs (Takeovers Code), once an announcement is made of a proposed or possible offer...
Chadha & Chadha IP
In case of infringement / passing off trademark, a criminal complaint can also be filed.
Chadha & Chadha IP
India has ratified the TRIPS agreement and to give effect to this agreement, The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001 (PPV&FRA) was enacted.
Singh & Associates
The Ministry of Finance, Government of India issued Notification no. 30/2016 [F. No. 201/04/2016-CX-6], dated 28th June 2016.
Singh & Associates
The Indian Patent Office (IPO) has issued guidelines for startups to file patent, trademark and design application under Start-Ups Intellectual Property Protection (SIPP).
Singh & Associates
The Central Board of Direct Taxes notified that no deduction of tax under Chapter XVII of the Income tax Act, 1961 shall be made on the payments of the nature specified below.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The Supreme Court of India has recently laid down that a land owner who entered into a MoU with a builder will be deemed to be a consumer within the definition of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Supreme Court of India, in Vimal Shah & Ors. vs Jayesh Shah & Ors., recently held that disputes arising between beneficiaries or trustees of a Trust cannot be referred to arbitration.
Khaitan & Co
In this Newsflash, we take a close look at what these reforms mean for the industry and how it affects the Indian workforce.
Phoenix Legal
Having castigated successive governments for policy paralysis and generally deriding the Indian democratic polity as being beset with problems of bureaucratic red tape...
InvnTree Intellectual Property Services Pvt. Ltd.
Enforcing an unregistered mark is a challenge; more so when the mark is used and registered by another entity. Toyota found itself in a similar situation with regards to its trademark PRIUS.
Singh & Associates
The Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance issued Circular No. 12/2016, dated 30th May 2016, wherein the government has relaxed obligations on assessee to prove ‘irrecoverability of Bad Debts'.
Singh & Associates
Restriction may be imposed only for a specified period of time not exceeding 10 working days in any 90 day period.
Singh & Associates
SEBI eased the redemption norms for mutual fund investors by allowing them to redeem their investment partially even if the asset management company imposes restriction on redemption.
Singh & Associates
Reserve Bank of India allowed Startups with an overseas subsidiary to open foreign currency accounts to credit to the account foreign exchange earnings from exports and sales made by the startup or its subsidiary.
Singh & Associates
The amendment inserts a new regulation 35B after regulation 35A of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Depositories and Participants) Regulations, 1996.
Nishith Desai Associates
In the last few years, the Government of India has implemented reforms in different sectors in India such as information technology, health, automobiles, etc.
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The Principal Act provides for the mandatory annual payment of bonus to eligible employees of establishments which employ 20 or more persons.
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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.
Khaitan & Co
Historically, the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (HSA), did not confer any rights on a daughter to the ancestral property of her father.
The latest amendment to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 ("Principal Act") has come into effect through the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015 ("Amendment").
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.
MahWengKwai & Associates
RPGT is a tax chargeable on the profit gained from the disposal of a property and is payable to the Inland Revenue Board. As such, RPGT is only applicable to a seller.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The constitution of the aforesaid Tribunals is in exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 408 and 410 respectively of the new Companies Act, 2013.
Singh & Associates
The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India while putting at rest a controversial issue has held that the revival of a sick company will take precedence over recovery proceedings.
S.C. Vasudeva & Co.
The Companies Act, 2013 has defined internal control in two places. One definition is given under Section 134(5) (e). Another definition is given in Section 134(10) by way of inclusion of Standard on Auditing.
Khaitan & Co
After a lot of opposition, deliberation and several amendments, the Rajya Sabha has, on 10 March 2016, approved the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016...
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