Month: May 2015

Price sensitive information

By Tanvi Praveen, Symbiosis Law School, Noida Editor’s note: Knowledge is said to be power. Nowhere does this hold truer than in the case of price sensitive information in a company. Such information ought to be released in a manner that benefits all investors equally, without prejudice, and not in […]

Civil Aviation in the EU Emission Trading Scheme

By Pravir Singh Srivastava & Akanksha Sisodia, Symbiosis Law School, Noida Editor’s note: In order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions effectively, the European Union established an emissions trading system. A ‘cap’ is set on the total amount of greenhouse gases that can be emitted – this cap now includes emissions […]

Right to Health vis-à-vis Patent Protection: The Indian Scenario

By Rahul Vicky, CNLU Patna Introduction In India, all drugs were generics before 2005 because there were no product patents for pharmaceuticals. India became fully TRIPS compliant in 2005 through the introduction of pharmaceutical patents, with legislation that included safeguards to protect public health. In particular, section 3(d) of India’s […]

Advance Ruling System in India: A Review

By Shatakshi Sharma, CNLU  Patna Introduction In this era of Globalization, international boundaries are fast disappearing and distances between the various trade centers worldwide are rapidly shrinking. Gone are the days when the competition between sellers and buyers of commodities was confined to the domestic market; now we see that […]

The Role of Bank as Trustee

By Sumit Kumar Suman, CNLU Introduction The relationship of banker and customer is not something which is static but is a relationship which on many occasions changes its color from one relationship to another. In a normal course of business, the basis of banker and customer relationship is contractual, and […]

Media trial: freedom of speech v. fair trial

Shabnam Saidalavi, School of Legal Studies, Cochin Editor’s note: Freedom of expression is a fundamental right that goes to the very heart of individual identity and collective interaction. Freedom of the media has been a contentious issue, especially when it involves scrutinizing a free trial. This paper examines the past and […]

Precedents as a source of law

By Priyan Garg, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh Editor’s note: The judiciary adjudicates the rights and obligations of the citizens, as per legislation, customs as well as a sense of justice. Judges often also take guidance from previous decisions and rely on past interpretations of questions of law. Such instances or […]

The Inquiries And Investigation By Administration

By Nilesh Bhardwaj INTRODUCTION To enable the administration to discharge effectively the multifarious functions entrusted to it, it needs to exercise broad powers of conducting investigation and inquiry into various matters. The primary purpose of this technique is to collect information with a view to deciding upon a further course […]

Development Of Human Trafficking On International Plane

By Sumit Kumar Suman, CNLU INTRODUCTION “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Human trafficking is one of the most heinous crimes imaginable, often […]