Punishments for data breaches etc under the Aadhaar Law

Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 provides for issuing  Aadhaar numbers to individuals and perform authentication thereof. Chapter VI (Sections 28-33) deals with protection of the information collected under the provisions of the Act.… Continue Reading

Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2017 to tighten hold over absconding corporate defaulters

The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2017 is likely to be introduced during second the part of the Budget session. It provides for establishing a special court under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, in order to declare a person a “fugitive… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Budget 2018 – Taxing times for Capital Gains

The post has been contributed by Mr. Girish Vanvari , National Head of Tax at KPMG. He is a Chartered Accountant (Gold Medalist). His experience includes advising on many of the largest M&A deals and restructuring transactions in India on a year-to-year basis.… Continue Reading

Report – “The Laws Relating to Fantasy Sports Games in India” released

The Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG),  hosted its half-day long  ‘Game Plan’ in The Trident Hotel, Mumbai on 22 February,2018. The event had discussions and deliberations upon various aspects of the online Sports Gaming industry in India. Harsh Jain, Chairman… Continue Reading

Mauritius government sent notice to Government of India in InduTech Zone

Background – InduTech Zone case involves huge investments by Indu Projects Ltd Managing Director Indukuri Syam Prasad Reddy in the companies floated by YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy for the favours received from Andhra Pradesh government. Earlier this year,  Enforcement Directorate… Continue Reading

Legal Provisions to counter Cyber Pornography

Editor’s Note: This post highlights the key provisions in the Indian IT Act, 2000 to counter cyber pornography. This post also highlights the most recent steps taken by the Government of India, on the directions of the Supreme Court, in… Continue Reading

Apex Court on Safety and Emission Standards for Small 4 Wheelers

In Union of India & another. vs. Rita Das Mozumdar P.N.G.B. & Others, the Apex Court on 23 February,  2018  permitted the parties to file their suggestions, if any, to the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport, Central Government within a… Continue Reading