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Elements of a Privacy Policy in India

Co-authored by Rahul Dwarkadas (Partner) | Rohini Jaiswal (Senior Associate)  1. Legal background  Data Privacy and Protection regime in India is presently regulated by the Information Technology Act, 2000 (“IT Act 2000”) in conjunction with the Information Technology (Reasonable Security…

Commercial Disputes: Supreme Court declares that pre-institution mediation and settlement is mandatory for disputes filed under the Commercial Courts Act, 2015 where no urgent interim reliefs is sought failing which the plaint must be rejected

In a ruling having far-reaching impact on commercial litigations, a Division Bench of the Supreme Court of India, on August 17, 2022, in the case of M/s Patil Automation Private Limited and others vs. Rakheja Engineers Private Ltd and other connected matters has ruled that…

The rise of foreign investment in Indian real estate

Authored by Ashwin Mehta (Associate) The real estate sector is one of the most recognised sectors worldwide from an investment standpoint and primarily consists of four sub-sectors – residential, commercial, hospitality and retail. In India, the real estate sector is…

Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002: SC upholds validity of the stringent twin-conditions for bail amongst other provisions and says it is enough if Enforcement Directorate discloses grounds at the time of arrest

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India on 27th June, 2022, while deciding a batch of over 200 petitions challenging certain provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (“PMLA”) relating to the power of arrest, attachment, and…

Overhauling the Confidentiality Rules

Authored by Zenia Cassinath (Principal Associate) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on 8th April 2022 published the CCI (General) Amendment Regulations, 2022 (Amendment) which came into effect from the date of publication. Summarised below are the key provisions relating to the…

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