The applicant is an Indian Company, entered into a business support service agreement with another group company namely, Shell Shared Services BV (SSSABV), a company incorporated in Netherlands, through the latter’s Philippines branch. Under the Agreement, branch office performs services, including invoice processing, monitoring operational execution, SOX and goods receipts/invoice receipts, credit management. For the said services, SSSABV charges a monthly operation fee . The question in…Continue
Added by Ritambhara Agrawal on February 2, 2012 at 3:54pm — No Comments
The Delhi High Court has warned Facebook and Google India that they can be blocked in India, if they fail to check and remove objectionable material from their web pages. The HC refused to quash the criminal complaint against Google and facebook, related to publishing of infammatory images of some Gods and Goddesses.
The Hon’ble Judge Suresh Cait cited that liability of the content posted on the site falls on them as they are the beneficiary and doing business in India. Websites’…Continue
Added by Ritambhara Agrawal on January 14, 2012 at 3:06pm — No Comments
Government has cleared the way for entry of foreign brands dealing into Single-Brand Product Retail Trading by allowing 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in the said area, under the Government route. The said move will see lots of brands like Louis Vuitton, Ikea and likes to establish business and operate in India.
FDI in Single Brand product retail trading would be subject to the following conditions:
Added by Ritambhara Agrawal on January 13, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments
The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks has issued a public notice dated January 09, 2012 for the attention of trademark applicants and agents in India regarding furnishing of all the details and information while filing the application for trademark.
A lot of trademark applications are being received with deficiencies. The Trademark office has issued a list of guidelines to be met for the applications to be processed.
1. Actual description of Goods/Services…Continue
Added by Ritambhara Agrawal on January 11, 2012 at 3:13pm — No Comments
Enterprises are becoming more open to the idea of buying IT as a service, rather than owning infrastructure. The enticing prospect of releasing the enterprise from the shackles of buying, maintaining hardware and software, licensing and support, has fuelled interest in cloud computing. However, certain risks involved, which gets associated with the legal aspect, cannot be ruled out. Pertinent questions around security, SLA breaches, default, etc. from IT heads have been highlighted from time…Continue
Added by Ritambhara Agrawal on November 17, 2011 at 5:01pm — No Comments
Starting and running a start-up comes with its own challenges - starting with nurturing the seed of idea, identifying the market need for the services or products on offer, raising funding and capital, having a infrastructure and a team and of course get going with your first client. Amidst so many persistent issues, one critical aspect of a start-up that needs foremost consideration - Legal issues pertaining to the start-up. Usually Entrepreneurs think that legal issues are to be handled…Continue
Added by Ritambhara Agrawal on November 17, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments
A breif about the changing dynamics which are set to impact the legal outsourcing industry in the coming year. “We see 2011 as a pivotal year for legal outsourcing Indiaas the industry continues its development from a niche practice to a truly global industry.” –Fronterion Managing Principal, Michael D. Bell. Following a breakthrough year of big deals and industry buyouts for LPO in 2010,…Continue
Added by Kaviraj Singh on November 17, 2011 at 11:48am — No Comments