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principal employer ,   contractor ,   independent contractor ,   agent ,   liability ,   contractor law ,   master servant


A principal employer for sure is liable for the acts of his servant done on his behalf but a principal employer who engages an independent contractor to work for him will not be liable for the acts of independent contractor as the difference is that an independent contractor is “...

By Lawfarm Team March 19, 2018
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The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (“IBBI”) vide notification dated February 6, 2018, amended the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016. Some of the key highlights of the notification are:

  • The Resolution...

By Nishant Gera March 19, 2018
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person resident of india ,   residential status ,   non-resident ,   ordinary residents ,   non-ordinary residents

Determination of residential status of a person is essential for purposes like levy of income tax, or for investment purposes –like opening a PPF or to purchase an agricultural land under FEMA, or owning NRE/NRO/FCNR(B) accounts.

A person resident in India is clearly defined under the Foreign...

By Neha Agarwal March 19, 2018
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consumer ,   consumer complaint ,   consumer rights ,   consumer forum ,   complaint ,   consumer protection act ,   jaago grahak jaago


The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 was enacted to provide a simpler and quicker access to consumer grievances. The Act for the first time introduced the concept of ‘consumer’ and conferred express additional rights on him.

Before filing a complaint there are few essentials that are...

By Bhavneet Vohra December 30, 2017

RERA ,   Real Estate Regulation Act ,   builder dispute ,   delay of possession by builder ,   flat cancellation ,   refund ,   builder delay ,   law ,   RERA legal helpline ,   delay in service ,   deficiency in service ,  

What is RERA?

Real Estate Regulatory Authority popularly known as RERA is a newly implemented law - THE REAL ESTATE (REGULATION AND DEVELOPMENT) ACT, 2016 to ensure sale of plot, apartment of building, in an efficient manner and to protect the interest of consumers in the real estate sector. It...

By Lawfarm Team December 29, 2017

shares ,   share purchase ,   share purchase agreements ,   advantages ,   features ,   definition ,   parties in share purchase agreements ,   need for share purchase agreements

DEFINITION- Sale Purchase Agreements (SPAs) are formal contracts signed between buyer/s and seller/s to effect sale and purchase of shares. They are meant to function like other formal contracts, albeit with the specific function of effecting sale and purchase of shares

PARTIES- These contracts...

By Saurabh Kumar December 28, 2017
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By Lawfarm Team December 28, 2017