Travelers of Frost: Q&A with Sonam Taneja, a Lawyer turned Sports Manager and Food Safety Professional

 

Interviewed by
Deepakar Livingston, Advocate, Bombay High Court
Ritvik Kulkarni, ILS Law College 

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Case Note: Section 142A of Negotiable Instruments Act applies Retrospectively

Bridgestone India Private Limited v. Inderpal Singh[1]

Harish Adwant, IV B.S.L. LL.B.

Section 4 of the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2015 (Ordinance) inserts Section 142A in the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (the Act) which provides for retrospective application of Section 142. Continue reading

Twenty Questions with Chiteisri Devi: A Lawyer turned Anthropologist and Environmentalist!

Interviewed by Deepakar Livingston, Advocate, Bombay High Court:

Chiteisri Devi graduated from ILS Law College in 2010 with a First Class Degree. Back then; she was one of the most active students at our college. Chiteisri is known for her love towards the Environment. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Anthropology, Environment and Development at University College London.

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Travelers of Frost: Stories of Law Grads who Changed their Path

An Introductory Note from Deepakar Livingston, Advocate, Bombay High Court

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Internship Experience @ J Sagar Associates, Mumbai||Friendly Environment, Good Work||Rs. 6,000/- Stipend

Nikita Panse, IV BSL LLB, ILS Law College, Pune

Worked at:

J Sagar Associates, Mumbai.

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18 Sprott Road,

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Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400001

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Via the Curfew Channel: Let’s Eat Grandma (Cannibalism 101)

Here’s presenting the first of the many great posts to be published by ‘The Curfew Channel’. This post on Cannibalism has been co-authored by Parvesh Baba and Rajmohan CV, both students of the ILS Law College, Pune.  They offer a robust and objective analysis both for and against the practice of cannibalism. It was first posted here. Please read on to get a better understanding of one of the least discussed phenomenons in common life. 

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Cannibalism 101:

Cannibalism is something that has always brought out intense distaste and disgust in our society. The idea of it being immoral has existed in society from time immemorial. For the sake of introductions, cannibalism is the act of a human being consuming another human being who is dead or alive. Even if only a certain part of a human being is consumed by another it still constitutes cannibalism and so does the act of eating your own human flesh. Cannibalism can occur with or without murder of another being. The issue of whether the act when facilitated by murder is justified under dire circumstances, came up for consideration in the very famous case of Queen v Dudley and Stevens. Continue reading

This Just In: Start-ups to Enjoy Exemption from Rigorous Application of Labour Laws for Initial Three Years

Harish Adwant

The Government proposed a wide range of reforms for start-ups at the ‘Start-up India, Stand-up India’ Conference which was held on January 16, 2016.  India Today has reported it here and the Start-up India Action Plan of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) is available here. Pursuant to this Plan, the Ministry of Labour and Employment has now officially exempted start-ups from the compliance with nine labour laws for an initial period of three years. This move is intended to promote and incentivise the start-up industry.

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This Just In: The King of Good Times Drowning under Spirits of Debt, may face asset freeze and arrest

Deepakar Livingston, Advocate, Bombay High Court
 and Ritvik M. Kukarni, IV BSL LLB, ILS Law College, Pune

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Bad times have ensued for Mr. Vijay Mallya, widely known as the king of good times. A huge consortium of 17 banks, led by State Bank of India (SBI), has moved the Debt recovery Tribunal at Bangalore seeking Vijay Mallya’s arrest. The Kingfisher owes to the SBI Consortium a whopping INR 7,800 crore in debt.  He was declared a ‘willful defaulter’ in law by SBI in November 2015. SBI has additionally sought for an order to obtain a full disclosure of Mallya’s assets and to further freeze all his assets.

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Internship Experience @ OJAS Legal – Corporate and Litigation Advisory, Pune||Due Diligence & Drafting Work, Disciplined Environment||Rs.2500/- Stipend

Harish Adwant, IV BSL LLB, ILS Law College, Pune.

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Internship Experience @ Bharucha and Partners, Mumbai (Corporate Office)||Good Work||No stipend

Krishna Muralidharan, IV BSL LLB, ILS Law College, Pune

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