Incorporation under Companies Act 2013 – Road towards simplification

Introduction Doing business in India has entered an exciting phase owing to the launch of start-ups providing niche services as per their sectoral expertise. In order to encourage the growth of start-ups in the country, the Government has from time to time attempted to simplify the incorporation process and promote ease of doing business in … Continue reading Incorporation under Companies Act 2013 – Road towards simplification

Registration, Renewal and Cancellation of License Under the Maharashtra Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017

Further to our article the Maharashtra Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act and Rules: A Step Forward or a Step Backward? (Part 2), this article seeks to outline the step-wise procedure for obtaining new registration or renewing / amending the registration or cancellation of the registration under the Maharashtra Shops … Continue reading Registration, Renewal and Cancellation of License Under the Maharashtra Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017

Arbitration Clauses – Are these really Boiler Plate?

Arbitration clauses were typically copy paste clauses - appearing somewhere in the miscellaneous provisions which are included in contracts without much thought. Times have changed. Arbitration is assuming greater importance in everyday contracts and is no longer the luxury of MNCs and enormous public sector undertakings. The objective of this post is to provide a … Continue reading Arbitration Clauses – Are these really Boiler Plate?

Transition from an employee to a worker

Introduction The Maharashtra Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions) Act, 2017 (“Current Act”) and the Maharashtra Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions) Rules, 2018 (“Current Rules”) have replaced the Bombay Shops and Establishment Act, 1948 (“Previous Act”) and the Bombay Shops and Establishment Rules, 1961 (“Old Rules”) respectively. The Current Act … Continue reading Transition from an employee to a worker

Decode 3Ds – Distort – Digital – Data

First published in Enchiridion 2018 Magazine. Introduction Digitalisation has brought numerous benefits globally, including lifting millions of people in emerging economies into the consuming class. But it also has had an impact in some sectors like manufacturing in advanced and developed economies. Today the sectors that are highly digitised are, financial services, media, and the … Continue reading Decode 3Ds – Distort – Digital – Data