When Zero Hour Strikes: The Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code As An Exit Mechanism

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“Code”) caused a magnanimous shift in the field of insolvency and bankruptcy laws in India. The Code has transformed the insolvency regime from a “debtor in possession” to a “creditor in control” one, providing major control to the financial and operational creditors of a corporate debtor in an insolvency […]

New Trends and Developments in The Private Equity Industry in India

While inbound investments into India were hit hard due to the pandemic in the early days, one can confidently say that there has been an upswing in private equity deals in recent times. Although India’s GDP contraction of more than 10% occurred initially, leading to the highest-ever annual fiscal deficit at 9.5% for the fiscal […]

Enforceability Of Emergency Arbitration Award Under Indian Law

Emergency arbitration is a concept that allows a party to apply for urgent temporary relief before an arbitration tribunal has been officially established. Simply put, emergency arbitration is a time-bound and short-term solution for parties that are not in a position to wait for the formation of the arbitral tribunal. Any emergency relief granted takes […]

COVID-19 Economic Package – A guide to assist MSMEs to apply for a loan

The most awaited announcement made by the Government of India on May 13, 2020, regarding the economic package has benefited millions of Indian individuals and companies. One of the reliefs provided by the government through the announcement was towards boosting the MSMEs and providing them the facility to avail loans without collateral. A Guide for […]

COVID-19: Impacts and Possible Remedies for Government Contractors

What Can the Government Contractors Do Amidst COVID 19? A situation like today concerning the spread of the virus was seen only in cinemas and comics till now. But turning the horrifying fiction into reality on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) should be characterized as a “pandemic” […]

MHA Order dated March 29, 2020: Proportionality and Necessity Arguments

Proportionality Analysis of MHA Order Dated March 29 2020 Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, one of the widely discussed topics is the legal validity of the order[1] dated March 29, 2020 (“Order”) issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (“MHA”). It is pertinent to note that the MHA has issued the Order vide its powers conferred under […]

Maharashtra Government: The battle plan against COVID-19

Maharashtra’s Intense Plan for Corona Battle which started when a wintery “Pandemic” of December 2019 was not something people showed preparedness towards its first discovery in Wuhan, China. COVID-19 in the wake of havoc became an international concern as a public health emergency. Coronavirus/COVID-19 is contagious and owns the capability to spread from person to […]