Sukumar Mukhopadhyay

Time to move forward with a new GST model

At the state level, it will be an amalgamation of sales tax and some existing state taxes

M J Antony

SC restarts 20-year-old arbitration

In a dispute in which arbitration proceedings had not commenced for two decades, the Supreme Court has ruled that the court has the power to appoint an arbitrator against the terms of the contract. In this case, North-Eastern Railway vs Tripple ...

TNC Rajagopalan

Exim Matters: Can govt fights be kept out of court?

Last week, the Union law ministry asked various ministries not to take their quarrels to courts but resolve these amicably through empowered agencies or arbitration and if necessary, take the matters to the cabinet secretariat or the Prime ...

Somasekhar Sundaresan

India-made regulations will deter "Make in India"

For deals to be investor-friendly in India, review of merger and acquisition law is a prerequisite

M J Antony

Stream of decisions on cheque bouncing

A weekly selection of key court orders

Asish K Bhattacharyya

Company without a board may not be so rare

Duties of independent directors should not be made onerous, as it will result in bad directors replacing good ones

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DLF: Legal woes compound weak sales, high debt issues

Momentum in festive season launches the key factor to watch

Cairn India: Upsides capped

Limited uptick in near-term production, lower crude prices and fund allocation concerns loom