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Joint Ventures-Explained

 What is a Joint Venture? Joint Ventures are internationally recognised as a form of cooperation in the joint fulfilment of the construction contract obligations. Joint venture undertakings come about through agreements for a combination of legally independent entities for the … Continue reading

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All about One Person Company

Contributed by: CS Priya Garg* The concept of One Person Company is a  new introduction to the Companies Act 2013 which allows any person to incorporate a company on its own with concessional/relaxed requirements under the Act. Definition of One Person … Continue reading

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Principle of ‘equal pay for equal work’- Judgment of Supreme Court of India in  State of Punjab vs Jagjit Singh

The Supreme Court in a landmark judgment on the principle of equal pay for equal work, in the case of State of Punjab vs. Jagjit Singh, has held that temporary employees would be entitled to draw wages at the minimum … Continue reading

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Tenders & Contracts-Judicial review of administrative actions and Wednesbury principle

The Supreme Court and High Courts in India enjoy the powers of judicial review of administrative actions and this is recognised as one of the basic features of the Constitution. It is settled law that a public authority cannot act … Continue reading

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The immortal trail of Socrates

Socrates, the Greek philosopher, whose way of life, character, and thought exerted a profound influence on ancient and modern philosophy, was a widely recognised and controversial figure in his native Athens. He is portrayed as a man of great insight, integrity, self-mastery, … Continue reading

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Lease and Licence-Explained and distinguished

Lease and licence are legal modes in which right to enjoy or do something in an immovable property are granted by a person to another person. Both have many similarities and are used interchangeably in the normal course. However, there … Continue reading

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Confidentiality Agreements or Non-Disclosure Agreements-Explained

What is Confidentiality Agreement? Confidentiality agreements which are also called Non-Disclosure Agreements or NDA are agreements entered between parties to protect confidential information exchanged, from being used for business advantage or being disclosed against one party’s will. These agreements, are … Continue reading

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A beginner’s guide to Arbitration

Arbitration is a method of dispute resolution in which disputes are submitted, by agreement of the parties, to one or more arbitrators who make a binding decision on the disputes. In choosing arbitration, the parties opt for a private dispute … Continue reading

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Landmark cases in Contract Law

Contributed by: CA Amit Talada* The Law of Contracts as is applied today has been defined by some classic decisions of English and Indian Courts. Some of these seminal cases, which may seem minor in their actual cause of action, … Continue reading

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Termination of Contract

Contracts are entered into by parties with an intention to bind together in a legal obligation and thereby to serve the interest of the parties.  The parties, in order to govern themselves and to safeguard their interest, make their own … Continue reading

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