All posts by Niranjan

Penalty and Liquidated Damages
February 28, 2011, 25 Comments

The importance in commercial law of the easy enforceability of particular contractual devices cannot be overstated, and ...

Social Desirability and Negligence
February 12, 2011, 2 Comments

“I have to confess that I have found it uncommonly difficult to reach a confident judgment in this case.  Here wa ...

Defamation and Fair Comment
January 20, 2011, Comments Off

The law of defamation has always been significant in the sense that it operates to restrain unwarranted attacks on the r ...

2010: A Round-Up
December 26, 2010, Comments Off

A brief overview of significant developments in Indian private and business law over 2010.

Two comments on Alva Aluminum
December 5, 2010, Comments Off

Much has been said, here and elsewhere, about the decision of the Supreme Court in Patel Engineering and the subsequent ...

James Henry Ting: The Privy Council on Duress
November 7, 2010, Comments Off

As Krishnaprasad noted in his post, the question of to whom directors of a company owe fiduciary duties has generated co ...

International Arbitration and Foreign Lawyers
October 22, 2010, 3 Comments

(The following is a guest post from Deepak Raju, who runs the Lex Arbitri blog on arbitration law. He discusses the rela ...

Tax Deduction at Source
October 2, 2010, 1 Comment

The scope of s. 195(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961

Guest Post – Differential Shares
September 13, 2010, 1 Comment

The Flip-Flop Over Shares With Differential Rights

The Software Dilemma
September 3, 2010, 2 Comments

The Legal Classification of Software in India Interestingly, it is often the most ubiquitous commercial commodity that p ...