Asish K Bhattacharyya

Are independent directors nominees of dominant shareholders?

Achieving quality corporate governance is possible through innovative solutions

M J Antony

SC rebuke for government arbitrators

When arbitrators delay the proceedings intentionally and behave in a "cavalier manner", the court can override the terms of the contract and appoint a sole arbitrator, the Supreme Court has stated in the judgment, Union of India vs UP Bridge ...

Sukumar Mukhopadhyay

Customs duty regime needs to be friendlier

The sheer complication in the tariff itself is quite daunting for investors

TNC Rajagopalan

Easing worries on appeal rules

One of the controversial amendments introduced in the Finance Act, 2014, was a mandatory pre-deposit for filing appeals in central excise and customs matters. The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has now issued clarifications (Circular ...

M J Antony

Corruption wipes out oil dealerships

A weekly selection of key court orders

Somasekhar Sundaresan

Uber: Destructive innovators or system gamers?

Who can run a taxi and on what terms, is a matter of regulation with varying intensity in cities across the globe

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JSPL: Don't bottom fish yet

Lack of clarity on long-term coal supplies will keep the stock under pressure

S&P outlook upgrade may be a game-changer for markets

Further inflows into local currency corporate bonds likely; weaker euro may offset pressure on EM currencies