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December 6, 2022
section, tax,

Section 4(1)(a) of CEA was Deemed to be Inapplicable as it Addresses Situations where Parties are Not Related: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled that section 4(1)(a) Central Excise Act, 1944 was deemed to be inapplicable as it addresses situations where the parties are not related.  […]
December 6, 2022
bail, tax evasion

Supreme Court Grants Bail in Tax Evasion Case 

The Supreme Court granted bail in the Tax Evasion case.  Background  The petitioner before the Court, assailed the order, passed by the High Court of Judicature […]
December 6, 2022
summons, order,

Summoning Order has to Precede Conclusion of Trial by Imposition of Sentence in Case of Conviction: Supreme Court 

The Supreme Court ruled that the summoning order has to precede the conclusion of trial by imposition of sentence in the case of conviction. Background  The […]
December 6, 2022
industry

Industrial Adjudicator can Grant Relief if it Finds that Contract Between Principal Employer and Contractor is Sham, Nominal: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled that the Industrial adjudicator can grant the relief if it finds that the contract between the principal employer and the contractor is […]
December 5, 2022
tax, careful, assessment

After careful consideration, it is appropriate to reject the disallowance requested under Section 14A: Delhi High Court 

The Delhi High Court ruled that after careful consideration, it is appropriate to reject the disallowance requested under Section 14A. Background  The facts giving rise to […]
December 5, 2022
bombay high court, mental

Bombay High Court expresses regret for the situation regarding Maharashtra’s failure to execute Mental Healthcare Act

The Bombay High Court expressed regret for the situation regarding Maharashtra’s failure to execute the Mental Healthcare Act. Background  When the Petition came up on board […]
December 5, 2022
Adobe

Delhi High Court Grants Adobe 2 crore in Damages and Prohibits Cybersquatters from Violating its Trademark

The Delhi High Court granted Adobe 2 crore in damages and prohibited cybersquatters from violating its trademark. Background  The suit concerns itself with “ADOBE”, “SPARK”/”ADOBE SPARK” […]
December 5, 2022
illegal, construction, unauthorised,

Unauthorized Construction, if it is Illegal Cannot be Compounded and has to be Demolished: Himachal Pradesh High Court 

The Himachal Pradesh High Court ruled that unauthorized construction, if it is illegal, cannot be compounded and has to be demolished.  Background  The petitioner admits that […]
December 3, 2022
DRT, notification, company

Kerala High Court Stays Notification By Central Govt. Transferring All Matters Involving Debt Of INR 100 crores

The Kerala High Court has stayed the notification issued by the Central Government transferring all matters involving debt of INR 100 crores. Facts On 4.10.2022, the […]