Day: November 15, 2015

Excessive Extra Territoriality of Competition Laws: A Failed Harmonization

By Harshini Jhothiraman Editor’s Note: Regulatory mechanisms in every country work perfectly until before they overlap each other resulting in a conflict of laws. Ironically, international laws have attempted and failed in trying to harmonize the extraterritorial application of competition laws in resolving disputes. The efforts of the WTO in resolving […]

Federalism In India- A Judicial Interpretation

By Siddharth Dalabehera INTRODUCTION The debate whether India has a ‘Federal Constitution’ and ‘Federal Government’ has been grappling the Apex court in India because of the theoretical label given to the Constitution of India, namely, federal, quasi-federal, unitary. Until the West Bengal decision in 1963, our Supreme Court had made […]

Gay Rights – A Comparative Study

By Siddharth Dalabehera INTRODUCTION For the past century, gay rights have been debated and fought over in hope to give equal rights to all people. Although gay relationships and feelings were recognized as far into history as the 7th Century BC, the true activism has increased since the beginning of […]

Barcelona Traction Case (Belgium v. Spain)

Siddharth Dalabehera Introduction Proceedings in the case concerning the Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited (Belgium v. Spain) were instituted by an Application of 19th June 1962 in which the Belgian Government sought reparation for damage claimed to have been caused to Belgian nationals, shareholders in the Canadian Barcelona Traction Company, […]

Interplay Between Competition Law And IPR In Its Regulation Of Market

By Shubhodip Chakraborty Editor’s Note: Markets are governed by different regulatory mechanisms. One of the important objectives of the mechanism is to strike a reasonable balance between the conflicting interests among the various stakeholders. Free market operates automatically because of unregulated supply and demand of basic needs without much intervention […]