Resolving Energy Disputes Through Arbitration

By Rudrani Ghosh Legal Intern, H.K. Law Offices The energy sector began to develop in the first half of the 20th century and grew rapidly ever since then. The energy sector is extremely crucial in the development of a country’s economy but is also a key contributor to global warming. Yet due to its commercialContinue reading Resolving Energy Disputes Through Arbitration

CORPORATE & CROSS BORDER INSOLVENCY LAW IN INDIA WITH COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF LAW IN UNITED STATES

BY MEGHANA SRINIVAS LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION The globalisation of economy invited its own set of pros and cons. An issue that has assumed greater significance is that of corporate insolvency. The realms of cross-border insolvency law has multiplied on a macro level considering that the Indian economy opened up its gates forContinue reading “CORPORATE & CROSS BORDER INSOLVENCY LAW IN INDIA WITH COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF LAW IN UNITED STATES”

THE TORT OF PASSING OFF: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS

BY RIDDHI KASHYAP INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION  The tort of Passing-Off has originated from Common laws. It is pretty regular in countries like United Kingdom, Philippines, and New Zealand. In the case of Frank Reddaway Ltd v. Banham[1], Lord Halsbury held that common law protects a man’s goodwill and rights and prevents others fromContinue reading “THE TORT OF PASSING OFF: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS”

Analysis of Section 86(2) of the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Amendment Act, 2021

BY SHIVAM SHARMA INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION Children are always attributed with innocence, beauty, and without a possibility of malignity in them. They are the torch bearers of our nation and hence they shall be treated equally as adults. Their life and liberty shall be considered as important as adult citizens of the nation.Continue reading “Analysis of Section 86(2) of the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Amendment Act, 2021”

ORDER IX RULE 13 CPC-SETTING ASIDE EX-PARTE DECREE

BY SHREYA PRIYADARSHNI LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION The term ‘decree’ literally means ‘an official order given by a government or a ruler. It also means an order having the force of law. The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (CPC) defines the term ‘decree’ under section 2(2). As per the Code of Civil Procedure,Continue reading “ORDER IX RULE 13 CPC-SETTING ASIDE EX-PARTE DECREE”

ANIMAL WELFARE LAWS WITH EMPHASIS ON PUNISHMENT FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY IN INDIA

BY AKANSHA UPADHYAY LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION India, the world’s seventh largest country, is one in every of the foremost bio-diverse regions within the world, with four of the world’s 36 variety hotspots.  It’s home to animals starting from Bengal Tigers to the Great Indian Rhinoceros and animal protection and welfare within the countryContinue reading “ANIMAL WELFARE LAWS WITH EMPHASIS ON PUNISHMENT FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY IN INDIA”

E-CONTRACT: EVOLUTION FOR POSTMODERN

BY AKSHAT UPADHYAY LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES Electronic commerce is one of the byproducts of the 21st century’s economic substance, but what about contracts and all of that paperwork that used to happen? We could see new things that were unimaginable once, whether it was a paperless budget or paperless courts. But what aboutContinue reading “E-CONTRACT: EVOLUTION FOR POSTMODERN”

RES JUDICATA: THE RULE OF CONCLUSIVENESS

BY S. SRIRAM LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES WHAT IS RES JUDICATA? The Principle of res judicata is enshrined under Section 11 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908. This principle or rule is also called as the “rule of conclusiveness”. It provides that a matter once finally decided by a competent Court, no party can reopenContinue reading “RES JUDICATA: THE RULE OF CONCLUSIVENESS”

ARBITRATION AGREEMENT- ANALYSIS AND LEGAL ASPECT

BY LABDHI JAIN LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION An Arbitration agreement is characterized in Section 7 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996. An Arbitration agreement is a contract between two or more parties to yield the Arbitration in a particular debate that should be settled down between the parties. This assertion may beContinue reading “ARBITRATION AGREEMENT- ANALYSIS AND LEGAL ASPECT”

MONEY LAUNDERING: WHERE DOES THE BUCK STOP?

BY GAYATRI MENDIRATTA LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION The practice of cycling the proceeds of crimes into legitimate earnings through various businesses and complex financial transactions has been as old as civilization itself. However, the term “money laundering” is a relatively very modern one. The etymology of the term “money laundering” can be traced  toContinue reading “MONEY LAUNDERING: WHERE DOES THE BUCK STOP?”