Who determines the price – market or regulator?

The govt needs to decide whether it wants a regulator to exercise pricing controls Read more »

Liberalising legal services: Before the door opens

As the government is looking to open up transactional legal services to foreign law firms and develop India as an international arbitration hub, the Indian legal fraternity is clamouring for some relaxation... Read more »

How to make tribunals more relevant

If revenue department does not go to the tribunal at the drop of a hat, the latter will function better Read more »

ONGC, foreign partners lose tax appeal

A weekly selection of key court orders Read more »

Due diligence vital for start-ups

Sebi norms for listing of these entities require minimal disclosures and compliance Read more »

Why NGOs are ending up on the wrong side of the law

Experts say most such NGOs are on a sticky wicket when it comes to compliance with various provisions governing them Read more »

Courts can skip empty formalities: SC

It is a basic principle of law that no action shall be taken without providing a hearing to the affected party. This principle, called the law of natural justice, is "flexible" according... Read more »

Dealing with write-downs

The challenge for auditors is to ensure impairment charges are recorded in a timely manner, while for companies it is important to convey to stakeholders the reasons Read more »

Making company registration easy

The government introduced a new registration form INC-29 - which combined seven different forms into one - on May 1 this year as part of its effort to ease the process of... Read more »

IT raids: Assessee’s rights limited

Before launching an income tax search and seizure, it is not necessary for the authorities to allow the assessee to inspect documents to verify whether there is sufficient ground for... Read more »
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