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Insights

The Supreme Court has sharply criticised the overbearing role of the NCLT in insolvency cases. An insight into the same.

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IBC Cases

Get your staple dose of the NCLAT / NCLT judgement that deal with insolvency and bankruptcy cases.

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What’s Brewing


The almost redundant Prevention of corruption Act, got a boost with recent sweeping amendments with a view to tightening screws on the corrupt in public service.

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Circulars & Notifications

Learn about this month’s circulars and notifications brought out by the MCA, IBBI & SEBI.

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The Verdict

The Supreme Court’s verdict on allowing women into the hitherto “males only” Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala temple has got a mixed response – jubilation and triumph on the one hand and protests and anguish over the Judiciary interfering with a centuries old tradition.

Go Figure

All you need to know about origin, development and research of genetic material – the exciting field of DNA technology for a variety of purposes including cloning.

Infographic

A graphic look from the genesis to the present state of Mental health legislation both globally and in India.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal- ease”..know your law!!

 

Lawlipops

(1) Lottery can be taxed under GST
(2) Canada becomes second country to legalise Cannabis for limited recereational use

(P)review

Catch the preview of the “Chicago” – a movie based on the glitzy entertainment industry intertwined with crime, jealousy and antics in the courtroom! The TV series “Matlock” takes a look at the courtroom brilliance of a cranky and expensive lawyer.  “Compulsion”  is a compulsive novel  based on German Philosopher Nietzsche’s idea of the superhuman which is literally executed in the early 50’s by two elite Jewish students who beleive they could get away with anything – even a whimsical murder of a young boy.

Recently, the Supreme Court ticked off the the NCLT for too much involvement in cases involving insolvency resolution. Find out more about this in our Insights section. Mental health is a growing concern in India. The Infographics section evaluates the development, progress of mental health services provided by government / private organisations and the effective implementation of the Mental health legislation. This editions also brings the regular update of the latest decided cases of NCLT / NCLAT cases this month. Yet another bunch of legal phrases to learn from from our Legalese section.

Catch the (P)review of  a showbiz crime- courtroom drama in our monthly legal movie  and an American court room drama for TV series. Read the review of a novel of crime thriller based on a real life crime in the early 50’s in America.

“Go Figure” is our take on data visualization on all key legal issues on law using patterns, diagrams and trends.  In “The Verdict” we bring you the most recent historic and landmark Judgment that opened a pandoras box on faith vs Judiciary.  In the “What’s Brewing” Section, we take a look at the recent amendments passed in an ancient legislation on something that is omnipresent – corruption.

Do not forget to go through the circulars and notifications this month for the benefit of  professionals. Wind up this edition of Law Tree with our Lawlipop and quote. Get enlightened.

Insights

We take a look at the very hotly discussed topic – Significant beneficial ownership and how the Ministry proposes to ensure self declaration and compliance by the real owners of the companies.

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IBC Cases

Get your staple dose of the NCLAT judgement that deal with insolvency and bankruptcy cases.

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What’s Brewing


The government’s vision to make India a cashless economy by promoting of digital banking and payments requires equally taut laws to govern the same.

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Circulars & Notifications

Learn about this month’s circulars and notifications brought out by the MCA, FEMA, SEBI & RBI.

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The Verdict

The Supreme Court’s progressive verdict on abolishing Section 377 and granting equal rights to the third gender has truly made it a landmark judgement. A look at the genesis, struggle and finally the triumph.

Go Figure

All you need to know about origin, development, process and current state of the Corporate Insolvency resolution in India.

Infographic

A graphic look from the genesis to the present state of Maritime Laws in India.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal- ease”..know your law!!

 

Lawlipops

(1) Government’s “smart” move: Geo-tagging Registered office of companies to unearth shell companies
(2) Abolition of Section 377: Going beyond Gender neutrality

(P)review

Watch the all time favourite legal movie – “Erin Brokovich” followed by and the TV series “Reasonable Doubts”. “Defending Jacob” a novel involving a child murdered will complete your weekend reading.

In this month’s edition, we bring you an insight into the recent proposal of compliance by the Re(a)l owners of companies as required by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. A look at the evolution, development and current scenario of the Maritime Laws in India are eye catchingly depicted in the Infographics section. Get a regular update of the latest decided cases of NCLT / NCLAT cases this month. Sharpen your legal knowledge with legal phrases from our Legalese section. Catch the (P)review of a woman centric true story in our monthly legal movie and an American court room drama for TV series. Read the review of a novel of crime thriller cum family drama rolled into one.

“Go Figure” is our take on data visualization on all key legal issues on law using patterns, diagrams and trends. In “The Verdict” we bring you the most recent historic and landmark Judgment that has proved how progressive we are as a nation. In the “What’s Brewing” Section, we take a look at some niche areas that are in immediate need of stringent and objective laws. Do not forget to go through the circulars and notifications this month for the benefit of professionals. Wind up this edition of Law Tree with our Lawlipop and quote. Get enlightened.

Insights

SEBI has approved all important amendments to the Buy back regulations and Take over Code. An insight into the approved and “coming soon” provisions / regulations.

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IBC Cases

Get your staple dose of the NCLAT judgement that deal with insolvency and bankruptcy cases.

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What’s Brewing


A look at the very recent and raging debate on making adultery laws – if it should be a law at all!

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Circulars & Notifications

Learn about this month’s circulars and notifications brought out by the MCA, FEMA, SEBI & RBI.

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The Verdict

The Supreme Court’s objective yet humane judgments ensuring that laws for the differently abled are not merely paper tigers.

Go Figure

All you need to know about Directors and the laws governing their rights and duties.

Infographic

India is one of the largest unregulated markets for surrogacy. A graphic look at the genesis, growth, regulation and more.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal- ease”..know your law!!

Lawlipops

(1) A first – Supreme Court gets 3 woman serving Judges
(2) Nature comes thundering down on God’s Own Country

(P)review

Read our review and watch a navy court room drama – A Few Good Men followed by and the TV series “The defenders”. Round off with John Grisham’s best selling novel.

In a month of festivities, we have another reason to celebrate – the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) circulated a draft working paper on amendments to the Take over Code as well as replacing the Buy Back regulations with a new set of Regulations. This has been done to ease and encourage disclosure and compliance. While SEBI is in the process of notifying the same, we bring you an insight into such approved provisions / regulations in the buyback and take over code.

The infographics section brings to you graphic representation on laws of surrogacy – an all-important legislation waiting to take off. Our monthly update of the latest decided cases of NCLT / NCLAT for your knowledge. As always, new legal phrases from our Legalese section to enlighten and educate. Catch the (P)review of a commercially and critically acclaimed legal movie based on the best selling novel and an American courtroom drama for TV series. Read the review of a novel of one of the most celebrated lawyer-authors of our times. It is all the more intriguing as the central character is a young kid.

“Go Figure” is our take on data visualization on all key issues on law using patterns, diagrams, and trends. In “The Verdict” we bring you two landmark judgment (s) that were passed by the Supreme Court. Do not forget to go through the circulars and notifications of August, 2018 for the benefit of professionals. Wind up this edition of Law Tree with our Lawlipop and quote. Happy festivals…Happy reading!!

Insights

We live in a data driven world. From availing location services to booking tickets to e-commerce, our data gets shared in just any place and at any time. How safe is data? Read our insight into data protection and privacy in the backdrop of recent TRAI recommendations on the same.

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IBC Cases

Get your staple dose of the NCLAT judgement that deal with insolvency and bankruptcy cases.

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What’s Brewing

Can gambling be a sport?! A look at the very recent and relevant discussion on legalizing a game of chance!

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The Verdict

We begin this section with the landmark judgement of the Apex Court that unanimously ruled that the right to die with dignity is also part of the fundamental right under the Constitution.

Go Figure

All you want to know about CSR thru images and statistics.

Infographic

Laws of Consumer protection is timeless. It keeps changing with the ever evolving consumer requirement. Take an (info)graphic look at consumer protection laws as it exists today.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal-ease”..know your law!!

Lawlipops

GST turns one!
Court proceedings can be live streamed: Centre tells SC

(P)review

Review the classic legal drama – “The Verdict” and the TV series “Eli Stone” along with a review of an exciting legal thriller novel.

Recently the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) made public its recommendations on data protection and privacy regulations just a little ahead of the release of the whitepaper by the Justice Srikrishna Committee regarding enactment of the law on data protection and privacy. As India gears up for a comprehensive legislation on data protection in the digital age, we give you an insight into the TRAI recommendations and how the data protection Act should safeguard the interest of all stakeholders.

The ever dynamic and omnipresent laws of consumer protection has been depicted pictorially in the infographics section. Our regular update on the latest decided cases of NCLT / NCLAT this month. Learn new legal phrases from our Legalese section. Catch the (P)review of a commercially and critically acclaimed legal movie drama alongside a legal comedy TV series. Read the review and (then the novel) of a recently published by one of the best crime story author of our times. Cool off with our Lawlipop and quote.

The Law tree has just become a monthly legal journal with additional new sections – “Go Figure” our latest offering on interesting legal information in a visual context using patterns, diagrams and trends. In “The Verdict” section we share details of landmark judgement(s) that were delivered by our judicial systems. The power of knowledge is doubled when it is shared. Law Tree strives to do the same. Happy reading!!

Insights

The President of India promulgated the Insolvency (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018. We bring you an insight into the key amendments and their implication.

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IBC Cases

Get your staple dose of the NCLAT judgement that deal with insolvency and bankruptcy cases.

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Q&A

Interesting knowledge share from Mr. S. Balasubramanian on his professional journey and growth.

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What’s Brewing

A look at the very relevant and nascent law relating to paternity leave in India.

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At the Helm of Affairs

Mr. A.K Mylswamy talks about his experience handling corporate law case before various Courts.

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Infographic

A Graphic description of laws relating to wills.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal- ease”..know your law!!

Circulars & Notifications

Learn about this fortnight’s circulars and notifications brought out by the MCA, FEMA, SEBI & RBI.

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Lawlipops

The Madras HC calls for ban on homework of Class 1 and 2 children
Government’s first ever guidelines for adventure tourism

The Central government has provided relief by introducing the exhaustive amendments to the IBC, 2016. Give an insight into the well thought of amendments that intend to safeguard the interest of all stakeholders. The law relating to wills pictorially depicted in the infographic section. Our regular update on the latest decided NCLT / NCLAT this month. Yet another interesting case and its anecdotes are shared by our founder Mr. AK Mylsamy in his podcast. Learn new legal phrases from our Legalese section. An interesting Q&A session with Mr. S. Balasubramanian. Catch the (P)review of an all-time favourite legal comedy and hit TV series in the late 60’s. Important circulars and notifications for the benefit of professionals. Cool off with our Lawlipop and quote. As the Law Tree moves from being a fortnightly to a monthly from June 2018, watch this space for exciting and educative new additions!

Insights

We take a look at the evolution and present scenario and the future of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

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IBC Cases

Get your staple dose of the NCLAT judgement that deal with insolvency and bankruptcy cases.

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What’s Brewing

Read through and ponder on the ever debatable topic of Euthanasia.

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At the Helm of Affairs

Mr. A.K Mylswamy talks about his experience handling corporate law case before the Courts.

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Infographic

A pictorial representation of the Special Marriage Act.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal- ease”..know your law!!

Circulars & Notifications

Learn about this fortnight’s circulars and notifications brought out by the MCA, FEMA, SEBI & RBI.

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Lawlipops

The SC judgement of handing death penalty to rapists of 12 year old children – is it enough?
Pollution at its worst – Mongolians drink oxygen cocktails!!!

As we quietly celebrated second anniversary of our legal fortnightly, we became the first in the country to launch an exhaustive and extensive portal on Insolvency and Bankruptcy cases – www.ibccases.com. Keeping with the same, we bring you an insight into the evolution of the IBC code, landmark judgements and the future of insolvency resolution. Our Infographic gives you a graphic description of the legislation on Special Marriages. The latest decided NCLT / NCLAT cases of this fortnight. Yet another interesting case and its anecdotes are shared by our founder Mr. AK Mylsamy in his podcast. Learn new legal phrases from our Legalese section. ‘Old is gold’. Catch the timeless classic movie and TV series in (P)review section. Important fortnightly circulars and notifications for the benefit of professionals. Lawlipop and quote will keep you cool this summer.

A K Mylsamy LLP, has added another feather to its cap by being the first in the country to launch an exhaustive knowledge base on insolvency and bankruptcy cases – www.IBCcases.com. To be inaugurated by Dr. M.S.Sahoo, the Chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) at Insights 2018 – an industry interaction event, the website aims to the premier the one-stop solution for legal research on IBC cases, bringing to you judgments on IBC case laws that setting precedent(s) and paving the way for smoother insolvency resolution in the future.

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Insights

In March, 2018 the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) notified and made effective provisions governing cross border mergers and acquisitions / amalgamations. The FEMA (Cross Border Merger) Regulations, 2018 was became effective on and from 20th March, 2018. Get an insight into how it is perceived to benefit corporates especially MNC’s.

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IBC Cases

Read through the latest top 5 decided cases in NCLAT/NCLT.

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Q&A

L. Ganesh, Chairman of Rane group answers to candid questions on what it takes to get to the top.

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At the Helm of Affairs

In the fortnightly podcast, Mr. A.K Mylsamy shares details, judgment and anecdotes on Vishnu Sudha textiles vs Shri Nagananda mills as the case is appealed to NCLAT.

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Infographic

A detailed graphic presentation of information on History of Indian Law.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal-ease”… know your law!!

Circulars & Notifications

A compilation of all circulars and notifications relevant to the fortnight issued by the government in the MCA, FEMA, SEBI & RBI departments. An absolute must read for legal, compliance and finance professionals.

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Lawlipops

Lap up the latest developments with the vibrant lawlipops!

In this edition of the Law tree, get an insight into how cross border mergers have been made easier by the RBI. Get familiar with the latest insolvency cases which have been decided by the NCLT/NCLAT under the IBC case laws section. The History of Indian Law is presented in detail in the infographics section. Yet another interesting case and its anecdotes are shared by our founder Mr. A K Mylsamy in his podcast. Learn new legal phrases from our Legalese section. Read our review of a recent legal crime thriller and then read the novel!! The circulars and notifications continue to enrich the academic knowledge of an array of professionals. Lawlipop and quote will complete this fortnights’ one stop knowledge gain!

Insights

While it is well known that AI is already being used to leverage best results in aviation, education, telecommunication, healthcare and gaming, we bring you an insight into the manner and method by which AI and its techniques are being aggressively used in the financial markets, stock trading and portfolio management.

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IBC Cases

Get your staple dose of the NCLAT judgement that deal with insolvency and bankruptcy cases.

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What’s Brewing

While AI has been brewing for a while, take a look at whether there is any legislation or statutory regulations governing the use of AI which is complex in itself as there are a host of issues that are to be tackled – ownership, IP, liability and related issues.

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At the Helm of Affairs

Mr. A K Mylswamy share his experience arguing in yet another corporate law case.

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Infographic

A creative graphic presentation on how AI is impacting the legal industry across the world.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal- ease”… know your law!

Circulars & Notifications

Learn about this fortnight’s circulars and notifications brought out by the MCA, IBBI, SEBI & FEMA.

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Lawlipops

Meet Sophia, the humanoid talking robot and Kerala’s sewer cleaning robot amongst other bots in our fun lawlipop segment.

Its raining (AI) as we head into summer!! In this edition, we entirely focus on the evolution of what was once just a figment of human imagination. Artificial intelligence, popularly known by its acronym “AI” is slowly yet surely impacting our lives in more way than one. While scientists and technology experts hotly debate the advantages and disadvantages of letting AI take over our lives, the one question on all our minds – is human apocalypse imminent? From insights to infographics, movie/ TV series to lawlipop… read on and let your (human) intelligence decide!

Insights

“Cook the books” is an idiom used to describe fraudulent activities performed by corporations in order to falsify their financial statements. This edition shows us how and all measures to check it.

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IBC Cases

Read through the latest top 5 decided cases in NCLAT.

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Q&A

Mr. K K Balu’s candid answers to questions on what it takes to get to the top.

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At the Helm of Affairs

In the fortnightly podcast, Mr. A.K Mylsamy shares details, judgement and on the case between Wynns Mecuba India Pvt Ltd and its promoters.

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Infographic

A detailed graphic presentation of information, statistics and milestone cases on The History of Patent Law in India.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal-ease”… know your law!!

Circulars & Notifications

A compilation of all circulars and notifications relevant to the fortnight issued by the government in the MCA, FEMA, SEBI & RBI departments. An absolute must read for legal, compliance and finance professionals.

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Lawlipops

Lap up the latest developments with the vibrant lawlipops!

In this edition, we take a look at the cocktail of methods adopted by corporates to show inflated financial performance in order to avoid/evade tax. The omnipresent Patent laws are presented crystal clear in the infographic section. Listen in to Mr. AK Mylsamy podcast about an oppression-mismanagement case between Wynn’s Mekuba India Pvt Ltd and its Promoters/shareholders. Your regular dose of latest insolvency cases which have been decided by the NCLT / NCLAT under the IBC case laws section. The legal luminary and senior advisory to our law firm, Mr. K K Balu shares about how he managed being at the helm of the CLB in an interesting Q&A. Legalese, Lawlipop, review about a recent legal novel to hit town and the quote complete February’s knowledge gain from Lawtree.

Insights

A look at the various channels of black money and the governments’ herculean task plugging the same

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IBC Cases

Read through the latest top 5 decided cases in NCLAT.

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What’s Brewing?

All you need to know about Crypto currency and bitcoins including the latest stand taken by the Government in the Union Budget 2018.

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At the Helm of Affairs

In the fortnightly podcast, Mr. A.K Mylsamy shares details, judgement and anecdotes on Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd Vs. Orchid Pharma Limited.

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Infographic

A detailed graphic presentation of information and milestone cases on Art laws.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal-ease”… know your law!!

Circulars & Notifications

A compilation of all circulars and notifications relevant to the fortnight issued by the government in the MCA, FEMA, SEBI & RBI departments. An absolute must read for legal, compliance and finance professionals.

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Lawlipops

Lap up the latest developments with the vibrant lawlipops!

This fortnight, get an insight into the intention behind the government’s announcement to de-register 1.20 lakh more companies – weed out black money. The Art laws are presented in detail in the infographics section. Listen in to Mr. AK Mylsamy talk in detail about an NCLT case between a Bank and a listed company. Get familiar with the latest insolvency cases which have been decided by the appellate tribunal under the IBC case laws section. All you need to know about investing in Bitcoins can be found in the “Whats brewing ” section. Do not forget to learn about a legal phrase / word.  Savour the Lawlipop and read about a recent legal novel to hit town. Happy reading!!!

Insights

The Central government introduced the Condonation of Delay Scheme, 2018 (CODS, 2018) for disqualified directors of defaulting companies which are not yet struck off. We give you an insight into the same.

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IBC Cases

Read through the latest top 5 decided cases – 3 in NCLAT and 2 judgements in the Supreme Court Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law.

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Q&A

tête-à-tête with Mr. Ramesh Rajan, Managing Partner, Leap Ridge Advisors, LLP

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At the Helm of Affairs

In the fortnightly podcast, Mr. A.K Mylsamy shares details, judgement and anecdotes on Vishnu Sudha textiles vs Shri nagananda mills.

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Infographic

A detailed graphic presentation of information, statistics and milestone cases on environmental laws.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal-ease”… know your law!!

Circulars & Notifications

A compilation of all circulars and notifications relevant to the fortnight issued by the government in the MCA, FEMA, SEBI & RBI departments. An absolute must read for legal, compliance and finance professionals.

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Lawlipops

Lap up the latest developments with the vibrant lawlipops!

In this edition, get an insight into the breather provided by the Central government by introducing the Condonation of Delay Scheme, 2018. The gamut of environmental laws are vividly captured in the infographic section. Mr. AK Mylsamy shares his experience on arguing in a case between textile mill giants in his podcast.  Read through the latest IBC cases decided in the Supreme Court and NCLAT. Mr. Ramesh Rajan, Managing Partner, Leap Ridge Advisors, LLP  takes us through his professional journey in the Q&A section. Legal jargon becomes easy when you read the Legalease section. Round off this fortnight’s knowledge gain with the fun Lawlipop and the movie / tv series review.

Insights

We take you thru the vast and ever dynamic world of FEMA Laws and the recent amendments aimed at more compliance with less cumbersome rules.

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IBC Cases

Read through the top 5 decided cases and judgement in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law!

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What’s Brewing

Like a steaming cup of coffee, there is always something brewing in the legal space.

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At the Helm of Affairs

In this podcast, the patriarch and founder of our Law firm, Mr. A.K Mylsamy shares details, judgement and anecdotes on some of the most interesting and high profile legal cases handled by him in his half-decade the legal world.

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Infographic

A detailed graphic presentation of information, statistics and game changing cases on sexual harassment at work place.

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal-ease”… know your law!!

Circulars & Notifications

A compilation of all circulars and notifications relevant to the fortnight issued by the government in the MCA, FEMA, SEBI & RBI departments. An absolute must read for legal, compliance and finance professionals.

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Lawlipops

Lap up the latest developments with the vibrant lawlipops!

​This fortnight we take a look at the sweeping changes recently made to the FEMA regulations. The infographic gives us a low down on sexual harassment at work place. Listen in to Mr. A K Mylsamy talk about recent NCLT case in his pod cast. Like a steaming cup of coffee, there is always something brewing in the legal space. Check it out in our latest “whats brewing” section. Get the latest development in the IBC world through recently decided cases. Savour the lawlipops, and forget not to read the Legal quote. Know your law through the legal ease and finally… catch the review of a legal movie / TV series and watch it soon!

Insights

In this section, we discuss a topic which is trending and relevant to all stakeholders of any company. It is intended to help the reader gain an accurate and deeper understanding of corporate laws (including amendments thereto) and their impact on the corporate world.

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IBC Cases

Read through the top 5 decided cases and judgement in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law!

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Q&A

A tête-à-tête with industry leaders and pioneers in their respective fields on what it takes to make it to the top….and continue to remain there!

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At the Helm of Affairs

In this podcast, the patriarch and founder of our Law firm, Mr. A.K Mylsamy shares details, judgement and anecdotes on some of the most interesting and high profile legal cases handled by him in his half-decade the legal world.

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Infographic

A detailed graphic presentation of a law in chart/diagram format. This makes data eye-catching and easy to understand. Just the right reading material for people on the go!

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Legal-ease

Very often, we come across legal words which are used and (mis) interpreted by the common man. This section will help you decode legal jargon. From Legalese to “Legal-ease”… know your law!!

Circulars & Notifications

A compilation of all circulars and notifications relevant to the fortnight issued by the government in the MCA, FEMA, SEBI & RBI departments. An absolute must read for legal, compliance and finance professionals.

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Lawlipop

A picture is worth a thousand words! It is often easier to show something in a picture than describe it in words. Every fortnight, we endeavour to present latest developments from around the world in colourful and fun manner. Read and digest the lawlipop!

This fortnight we give you an insight into the another form of corporate crime – manslaughter. The Infographic deals with something that is omnipresent in our life. In a first of its kind, our founder Mr. A.K Mylsamy talks about an interesting legal case argued by him.  Mr. T T Rangaswamy of the TVS group opens our Q&A section with some simple facts that make him what he is! Enjoy the Lawlipop and mull over the legal quote. Read on for more. Read more for more!!

Post Dussehra, the temperatures have dipped across the country due to monsoon. However, the heat is up in the Corporate world –  the disqualification of directors from the Boards of all companies in which they were directors due to non-filing of annual returns for 3 years. Read on to know more. Our Lawlipop and legal quote complete the knowledge gain.
Happy Diwali!

In this edition, we take a look at the latest FDI policy in which, for the first time start-ups have been allowed to obtain 100% FDI from foreign investors. This tweak in the FDI policy, introduced by the Government, is definitely a major boost to the start-ups in the country. The Infographics section depicts Media laws – current scenario and future prospects in all its glory. The breaking (rather shattering) of the glass ceiling by women has been highlighted in the Lawlipop section… along with the threat of online gaming – blue whale which has claimed more than 130 lives worldwide… and last but certainly not the least, read the Quote. Get enriched.

This fortnight, we look at the sweeping changes that have been proposed to the existing Companies Act, 2013. The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that has been passed in the Lok Sabha is to be presented in the Rajya Sabha for its approval and assent. The amendments are essentially aimed at easing procedural/ reporting challenges and encouraging incorporation of companies. The data privacy laws, its current scenario and interesting cases are lucidly captured in the infographic section. The Lawlipop and the legal quote complete this fortnightly’s knowledge gain. Read on.

This month, get an insight into the concept of limited liability and how Courts (especially) the NCLT views the same. The Lawlipop features the SC verdict on the Right to Privacy. Also the impact of GST in a light hearted way! Dont forget to read our legal quote! Enjoy!

This fortnight,  get an insight into some of the (in) famous corporate scandals that country has witnessed and the growing role of a multi disciplinary governmental agency – the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO). The Lawlipop illustrates the whopping fine imposed on Google by the EU and introduction of a Robot Cop in Hyderabad police! This in addition to the circulars and notifications and the Quote of the fortnight. As always… Happy reading!!

This edition will see us sharing insights on a host of exemptions announced by the government with a view to give impetus to private companies, start-ups and not for profit companies. The provisions of the information technology have been exhaustively and lucidly captured in the infographics section. Don’t forget to read our quote for this edition. Happy reading!!

As we enter our 2nd year with the 21st edition of The Law Tree®, we take you on an Insight into Non Performing Assets, showcase a comprehensive Infographic on Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act, share valuable Circulars & Notifications from Corporate Law, FEMA & SEBI and finish on a lighter vein of Lawlipop.

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