Hackers exploiting Microsoft’s vulnerabilities to spread ‘Malware’

A malware is malicious software designed to damage you computer system. Depending upon  how a malware is designed, it can either directly carry out DDOS attack or steal passwords, keys or bitcoins wallets. Zyklon Malware This malware has regained its… Continue Reading

U.K.’s Court of Appeal ruled Data Retention and Investigatory Powers legislation suffers from lack of safeguards

The Court of Appeal on 30 January,2018 said the powers in the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014, (DRIPA) which paved the way for the Investigatory Powers Act, 2016 did not restrict the accessing of confidential personal phone and… Continue Reading

Proposed and Recent Amendments to Negotiable Instruments Act

The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881  was enacted to define and amend the law relating to Promissory Notes, Bills of Exchange and Cheques. It has been amended from time to time so as to provide speedy disposal of cases relating to… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Complaint U/S. 138 NI Act: Filing and Procedure

Editor’s note: Filing complaints under the Negotiable Instrument Act is one of the many things that you, as an intern or a litigation associate, would observe in each and every district court with almost every advocate practicing in the subordinate… Continue Reading

Ministry of External Affairs withdrew different colour Passports proposal after notice by Kerala High Court

The Ministry of External Affairs had announced in the first week of January that passport holders with ECR (Emigration Check Required) status, that is those who have not passed 10th grade at school, would soon be issued orange passports. Acting… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and its Intellectual Property (IP) Interface

This post has been contributed by Mr. Tarun Khurana. He is a Partner and Patent Attorney at Khurana & Khurana (K&K) and IIPRD. He has over 14 years experience in a broad range of Intellectual Property subject matters. His education… Continue Reading

Malaysia’s Court of Appeal ruled consent of both parents must for conversion of children’s religion

The five-member panel led by Malaysia’s Court of Appeal’s President Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin ruled in an appeal on 29 January that the consent of both parents is needed to change a child’s religion. The decision declared the unilateral conversion of… Continue Reading

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 with special reference to 2015 Amendment

Arbitration is one of the modes of Alternative Dispute ResolutionMechanism in India. The need for this alternative mechanism was felt due to the shortcomings of the litigation system in India including over pendency of cases, the rigid procedural requirements and… Continue Reading

Provisions to ensure respect for the Constitution of India, National Flag and the National Anthem

Article 51A(a), Constitution of India provides that it shall be the duty of every citizens of India to abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals and institutions, the National Flag and the National Anthem. Prevention of Insults to National Honour… Continue Reading