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An Indian has been elected to the UN Law Commission, but is India really contributing?

After weeks of preparatory work from the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York, on November 12, 2021, Indian candidate for the International Law Commission Bimal N. Patel was successful elected at 76and session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). He was among eleven nominees eligible for the eight seats […]

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UN elects first Thai member of International Law Commission

As a member of the International Law Commission, Dr. Vilawan will advance the topics of today’s challenges that are of concern to Thailand and the international community, and therefore require legal clarity, namely, the conclusion of treaties at the digital age, sea level rise, pandemics and the standard of fair and equitable treatment in international […]

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Ministry of Justice notifies transfer of Madras HC Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee to Meghalaya High Court

The Justice Ministry on Monday notified the transfer of Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee to the Meghalaya High Court after President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the Supreme Court Collegium’s transfer recommendation. “In exercise of authority conferred by clause (1) of Article 222 of the Constitution of India, the President, after consultation with the […]

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NCM Bill sent to Justice Department for verification

ISLAMABAD: The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) bill has been finalized and has been sent to the Ministry of Law and Justice for verification, said the secretary of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Ejaz Khan Jaffar. Speaking at a meeting chaired by (NCM) President Chela Ram Kewlani, he said the ministry […]

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Paparinskis of Latvia elected to the International Law Commission / Article

This is the first time that the Baltic States jointly nominate a candidate for the Commission. Following an active campaign, Mārtiņš Paparinskis managed to win one of the three vacant seats in the group of Eastern European States. there were seven candidates in all, but all three Baltic states threw their support behind Paparinskis. “By […]

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Harry Roque fails in his candidacy for a post at the International Law Commission │ GMA News Online

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque failed to secure a seat on the 34-member International Law Commission (ILC), the expert body that helps develop and codify international law. “My candidacy for ILC has been a difficult campaign throughout, but we have met it head on. Unfortunately, we have not been successful,” he said in a statement posted […]

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Egypt becomes a member of the International Law Commission for 2023-2027 – Foreign Affairs – Egypt

Permanent Representative of Egypt to the UN Oussama Abdel-Khalek. File photo Created by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 1947, the International Law Commission is charged with helping to develop and codify international law. The commission is composed of 34 experts with academic and legal expertise in the field of international law elected by […]

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Bimal Patel elected to International Law Commission for five-year term

New Delhi: Professor Bimal Patel, Vice-Chancellor of Rashtriya Raksha University and a member of India’s National Security Advisory Council, was elected to the International Law Commission for a five-year term, in a hard-fought election disputed at the United Nations. “Heartfelt congratulations to Professor Bimal Patel @RakshaUni on his election to the International Law Commission as […]

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Egypt becomes a member of the International Law Commission 2023-2027

Ahmed Fathallah (Egypt) was elected a member of the International Law Commission 2023-2027, after obtaining 159 votes in the elections that took place in November 2021 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Egypt’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Osama Abdel Khaleq, said the Egyptian candidate represents Africa and that his victory came […]

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Harry Roque fails International Law Commission bid

Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque Jr. shares his remarks with President Rodrigo Duterte during a meeting at Malacañang Palace on October 4, 2021. Richard Madelo, Presidential Photo/File MANILA (2nd UPDATE)– Malacañang spokesman Harry Roque failed to win a seat on the International Law Commission, getting the fewest votes amid opposition to his candidacy by human rights […]

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Egypt becomes member of the International Law Commission 2023 – 2027

Ahmed Fathallah (Egypt) was elected member of the International Law Commission 2023-2027, after obtaining 159 votes in the elections held in November 2021 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Osama Abdel Khaleq said the Egyptian candidate represents Africa and his victory came after a very competitive […]

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Roque loses his candidacy for the seat of the International Law Commission

Philstar.com November 13, 2021 | 9:56 a.m. MANILA, Philippines – The presidential spokesman failed to secure a seat on the International Law Commission, garnering the fewest votes among 11 candidates from Asia-Pacific states for the eight seats available on the panel for the representatives from the region. Roque, a former human rights lawyer whose bid […]

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Bimal Patel of India elected to the UN International Law Commission

Bimal Patel received 163 votes in the United Nations General Assembly out of 192 members present and voting The United Nations: Professor Bimal Patel, Vice-Chancellor of Rashtriya Raksha University and member of India’s National Security Advisory Council, has been elected to the International Law Commission for a five-year term starting January 1, 2023 when ‘a […]

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Harry Roque fails in his candidacy for the post of the International Law Commission │ GMA news online

Presidency spokesman Harry Roque failed to secure a seat on the 34-member International Law Commission (ILC), the body of experts who help develop and codify the international law. “My candidacy for the ILC has been a difficult campaign throughout, but we have faced it head-on. Unfortunately, we have not succeeded, ”he said in a statement […]

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Professor Bimal Patel elected to the International Law Commission for a 5-year term

Professor Patel has held various positions, such as Director of Gujarat National Law University and member of the 21st Law Commission of India. Professor Bimal Patel, Vice-Chancellor of Rashtriya Raksha University and member of India’s National Security Advisory Council, has been elected to the International Law Commission for a five-year term starting January 1, 2023 […]

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Vietnamese diplomat re-elected to UN law commission

By Viet Anh November 12, 2021 | 9:53 p.m. PT Nguyen Hong Thao was re-elected on Friday as a member for the 2023-27 term of the United Nations International Law Commission. He polled 145 of 191 votes cast, the fourth highest of 11 candidates in the Asia-Pacific region, at a session of the United Nations […]

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Roque convinced that the opposition against him proves that he “deserves” a position on the International Law Commission

The Palace spokesman defends himself as the calendar of elections to the prestigious body approaches In what he called a “statement of truth and gratitude”, Palace spokesman Harry Roque argued that critics against his candidacy for a place on the International Law Commission “would actually recognize why [he deserves] to be a member of the […]

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M&A demand fuels side companies as tax partners of major laws

Three large law firms with active mergers and acquisitions practices filled up with tax partners this week, a move driven largely by high demand within their transactional practices, according to firm executives. In Chicago, Greenberg Traurig joined former Kirkland & Ellis tax partner Jeffrey Ekeberg, who joined Greenberg’s Chicago office as a partner. Dechert added […]

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Single spectrum load: DoT and Justice Department support withdrawal from court cases

If the Department of Telecommunications is able to withdraw the case relating to the single spectrum fees (OTSC) in the amount of Rs 40,000 crore against the telecommunications operators, for which it is actively discussing with the ministry of the law, then he could succeed in burying the legacy problems of the sector. The beneficiaries […]

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Roque’s bid for International Law Commission seat is ‘shameless hypocrisy’

The Confederation of Asian and Pacific Lawyers (COLAP) has opposed the appointment of President Duterte’s spokesperson/legal adviser, Harry Roque, to the International Law Commission (ILC), an annex of the United Nations whose the function is “to initiate studies and make recommendations for the purpose of … encouraging the progressive development of international law and its […]

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Review of inheritance law by the Law Commission

Insight The Law Commission published its review of New Zealand inheritance law earlier this year in April 2021 (the article), inviting submissions from the public which were due to be submitted by June 2021. This article provides a brief overview of some of the key aspects of the review. The article, “Revision of inheritance law: […]

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8 judges elevated as chief judges of high courts, according to the Ministry of Justice

Eight judges were promoted to chief justices of various high courts. (Representative) New Delhi: Eight judges were promoted to chief justices of various high courts on Saturday. Five chief justices were also transferred to various high courts, the justice ministry said. Judge Rajesh Bindal, Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Calcutta, has been […]

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The Ministry of Justice notifies the transfer of 15 judges in 11 High Courts

In a major upheaval, the Ministry of Justice on Tuesday notified the transfers of 15 judges to 11 High Courts. The transfer orders, recommended by the Supreme Court college about a fortnight ago, were posted on the Department of Justice (DoJ) website. According to the DoJ’s list, Judge Jaswant Singh of the High Court of […]

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Reeta Vasishta appointed new legislative secretary at the Ministry of Justice

Reeta Vasishta, Senior Legal Officer, India, has been appointed as the new Legislative Secretary in the Department of Law. Vasishta was until now an additional secretary in the legislative department of the ministry and she assumed her new responsibilities on Monday. The post of legislative secretary had been vacant since early May following the death […]

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European Union law, tax offenses and subsequent money laundering

Nicola Sharp of Rahman Ravelli details a case which confirms that EU law cannot prevent tax offenders from being prosecuted for money laundering. In a ruling, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) said European Union law does not prevent authorities from accusing tax offenders of subsequent laundering of their illegal earnings. The publication of the […]

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The ECI awaits the green light from the Ministry of Justice to cancel the registration of inactive parties

This raises concerns about the possible misuse of the IT exemption by those who do not stand for election On September 23, the Election Commission notified the updated list of registered political parties, which included 2,796 unrecognized registered parties, when it requested power to deregister inactive parties. The EC has expressed concern about the possible […]

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Court requests Justice Department report on approval of liability rules – Journal

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday requested a report from the Federal Ministry of Law and Justice on the approval of the draft national liability rules. When a two-judge bench led by Judge Mohammad Iqbal Kalhoro filed a motion requesting the formation of rules under the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO), 1999 for hearing, a […]

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Justice ministry seeks to increase number of judges: Anisul

To date, 47 courts for the prevention of repression of women and children, 2 special anti-terrorism courts, 7 cyber courts and 7 anti-trafficking courts have been established. TBS Report September 14, 2021, 8:40 PM Last modification: September 14, 2021, 8:44 PM Justice Minister Anisul Huq. Photo: Collected “> Justice Minister Anisul Huq. Photo: Collected The […]

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Roque admits he’s in New York for the International Law Commission bid

Lawyers and civil society groups opposed to Harry Roque’s nomination have launched signature campaigns and written letters to the International Law Commission Presidential spokesman Harry Roque greeted viewers of his regular press briefing on Monday, September 13 from New York, confirming rumors circulating over the weekend that he was in the United States. “Narito po […]

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Roque confirms being in New York for the International Law Commission bid

FLAG says presidential spokesperson ‘unworthy’ of consideration Presidential Spokesperson Herminio “Harry” Roque Jr. shares his remarks with President Rodrigo Duterte during a meeting with key members of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) at Arcadia Active Lifestyle Center in Matina, Davao City on February 15, 2021. Joey Dalumpines, presidential photo MANILA – […]

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Justice Department suspended Khaleda’s sentences for another 6 months

Khaleda Zia. – New Age file photo. Justice Minister Anisul Haque said on Sunday that the ministry had given its opinion on suspending the sentences of Bangladesh Nationalist Party Chairman Khaleda Zia for another six months.“If Khaleda Zia wants to undergo treatment abroad, she will have to go further to prison and reapply. It depends […]

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ECI at the Ministry of Law: give us the power to deregister deceased political parties

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has asked the Ministry of Law to give it the power to strike off political parties that have not participated in an election in recent years. According to the ECI, 2,700 parties are registered but not recognized. (Representative archive photo) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has asked the […]

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Center should make Law Commission a constitutional or statutory body, says HC

The court is upset with the government. non-filling vacancies The court is upset with the government. non-filling vacancies The Madras High Court ordered the Union Government to consider making the Law Commission of India a constitutional or statutory body. “What is the use of constitutional courts to issue judgments and make recommendations to promulgate laws […]

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Make the Law Commission a statutory or constitutional body: High Court

The Madras High Court suggested to the Center to make the Law Commission of India a statutory or constitutional body, within six months. The government will allocate more funds and provide infrastructure to the Research Commission and appoint a chairperson and members within three months, failing that the principal secretary and the secretary of the […]

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Make the Law Commission a statutory or constitutional body: Madras HC

The Madras High Court suggested that the Center make the Law Commission of India a statutory or constitutional body, within six months. The government allocates more funds and infrastructure to the research commission and appoints a chairman and members of it within three months, failing which the principal secretary and the secretary of the department’s […]

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Corporate Criminal Liability: A Response to the Law Commission Working Paper – Part Three: No More “Prevention Failure”? – Criminal law

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Model Corruption Law The story so far The Law Commission devotes surprisingly little of its working paper to what most would expect to be the government’s next step – one or more new “failure to prevent” offenses, based […]

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Redrawing J&K Polls Map: Law Says EC Work, Justice Department Declares Boundaries Panel

AN APPARENT discrepancy between the Union Government Order establishing the Boundary Commission and the J&K Reorganization Act could cast a shadow over the reshuffling of assembly seats in the state, a key element in reviving the political process there. The J&K Reorganization Act 2019, under Section 60(1), gives the Electoral Commission (EC) the task of […]

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[Webinar] Freeman Law Tax Court Review Course: Introduction to the Tax Court: Jurisdiction, Procedure and Overview – September 2, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CT | Free human rights

September 2, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CST This program is the first of Freeman Law’s multi-class course designed to prepare CPAs and registered agents for the Tax Court Entrance Examination. Attendees will receive an overview of the Tax Court and learn more about the jurisdiction and procedure of the Tax Court. Our course […]

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UP Law Commission Submits Population Control Bill and Report to CM Adityanath – The New Indian Express

By PTI LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission has submitted the Population Control Bill to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and made a series of recommendations, including additional incentives for officials to enact the one-child standard and prohibit those who violate the two-child policy from challenging local agency polls. The recommendations were made in the […]

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Justice Department Notifies Judge Sheikh as SC Ad Hoc Judge

ISLAMABAD: The Law and Justice Ministry issued a notification on Monday appointing the Chief Justice of the Sindh High Court (SHC) Ahmed Ali Sheikh as the ad hoc Supreme Court judge for one year despite his refusal. “In the exercise of the powers conferred by Article 182 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of […]

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Business News | Stock market and stock market news | Financial news

Search for quotes, news, net asset values ​​of mutual funds Yes Bank INE528G01035, OUIBANQUE, 532648 ICICI Bank INE090A01021, ICICIBANK, 532174 Suzlon Energy INE040H01021, SUZLON, 532667 TataTeleservice INE517B01013, TTML, 532371 Vodafone idea INE669E01016, IDEA, 532822 Search for quotes, news, net asset values ​​of mutual funds Yes Bank INE528G01035, OUIBANQUE, 532648 ICICI Bank INE090A01021, ICICIBANK, 532174 Suzlon […]

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SC gave no response to 13 Justice Department letters, NA said

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly lawmakers were told on Monday that the Supreme Court and the Federal Judicial Academy have yet to respond to 13 letters from the Justice Department requesting answers on the name and number of cities where model courts were currently working. In response to questions posed by MP Tahira Aurangzeb, Law and Justice […]

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Population Control Bill: UP Law Commission classifies suggestions into 53 categories

The State Law Commission classified the suggestions it received on its draft population control bill into 53 categories that range from allowing a third child to a couple who have two daughters and if one of the two children is physically disabled. State Law Commission Chairman Justice AN Mittal, a former Allahabad High Court Judge, […]

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Connecticut Strengthens Data Breach Notification Requirements and Uniform Law Commission Approves and Recommends Comprehensive, Uniform Nationwide Privacy Legislation

In recent weeks, Connecticut passed a Data Privacy Breach Act (“the Act”) and the Uniform Law Commission approved and recommended the Uniform Personal Data Protection Act (“UPDPA”). ). With the growing patchwork of state data privacy laws continuing to pose compliance challenges – and the potential for federal data privacy legislation to be at the […]

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Government introduces bill in LS to remove retrospective tax law, tax demand against Vodafone, Cairn to be withdrawn

Representation image Highlights Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 to Lok Sabha The bill seeks to withdraw tax claims made on the indirect transfer of Indian assets before May 28, 2012. This is an important government move at a time when most international investors are considering investing in India, Pranav […]

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Luxembourg further improves the flexibility and attractiveness of its law on securitization – Taxation

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. OUR OUTLOOK AT A GLANCE Bill n° 7825 presented to Parliament on 21 May 2021 and amending the law on securitization aims to further improve the flexibility and attractiveness of the (already very successful) Luxembourg framework for […]

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Justice Department Releases Hindi Translations of 13 Laws, Including Farm Laws, Transgender Law and FCRA Amendment

The Department of Law and Justice has published the Hindi translation of 13 laws, including the Agricultural Laws, the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Law and the FCRA Amendment Law. These will be deemed to be the authoritative texts in Hindi under clause (a) of subsection (1) of section 5 of the Official Languages ​​Act, […]

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PM Imran prefers AGP to justice ministry

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has entrusted the task of introducing legal reforms on crucial issues to Pakistan’s Attorney General Khalid Jawed Khan, instead of seeking advice from the Ministry of Justice. The AGP called the Prime Minister on Thursday and briefed him on ongoing reforms in the justice system and the Water Commission report. […]

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The French Law Commission recommends an overhaul of anti-corruption laws

The Law Commission produced a report for the French National Assembly examining the impact of the 2016 anti-corruption law known as Sapin 2, making several recommendations aimed at strengthening legislation and improving safeguards. The committee recommended that the responsibility for monitoring compliance programs be transferred from the anti-corruption agency (AFA) to the transparency body HATVP […]

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Parliamentary proceedings | High Court appointments ongoing, advises Rajya Sabha Law Ministry

45 of the 80 names recommended by the appointed college, says the minister of law. Over the past year, the College of the Supreme Court has recommended the appointment of 80 names as judges of various high courts, of which 45 have been appointed judges and the rest are in various stages of processing, the […]

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Law Commission Consultation Paper: Rethinking the Principle of Identification?

On June 9, 2021, the Law Commission launched a consultation “requesting views on whether and how corporate criminal liability law can be improved” (there “Consultation“).1 The consultation aims to determine whether the law surrounding the criminal liability of legal persons (such as corporations and LLPs) should be reformed in order to more effectively punish legal […]

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NA panel hits hard on Department of Justice

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice harshly criticized federal justice officials for failing to take into account the recommendations made by the committee and for “showing a mentality negative”. “We want to strengthen the ministry, but you have to give due importance to the committee’s recommendations,” committee chairman Riaz […]

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VHP sends recommendation to UP Law Commission to omit one-child policy from Population Control Bill: Read Details

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad, in a letter dated July 12, recommended that the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission omit the one-child policy from the Uttar Pradesh Population Bill 2021 ( control, stabilization and well-being). VHP suggests that the UP Law Committee remove a standard relating to children from the draft population policy. pic.twitter.com/YRcd9XsenS —Vishva Hindu Parishad-VHP […]

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Nigeria and UK joint candidate for International Law Commission visit Abuja

Professor Akande held a series of meetings, including with officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. His unprecedented joint appointment by Nigeria, Kenya, Japan, Slovenia and the UK underscores the breadth of experience he offers. As well as being one of the UK’s top jurists, we have officially appointed […]

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UP Law Commission releases population control bill; recommends the standard of two children; reward for one-child families; penalties for breaking the rule

Jhe The Uttar Pradesh Law Commission has released a draft “Uttar Pradesh People (Control, Stabilization and Welfare) Act 2021” which aims to provide various incentives to officials who choose to follow the standard of the two children. Those who choose to violate it will not be eligible for government jobs and government grants. The Commission […]

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UP Law Commission publishes draft population control law; recommends the two-child standard; reward for families with one child; penalties for breaking the rule

The The Uttar Pradesh Law Commission has released a 2021 Uttar Pradesh Population (Control, Stabilization and Welfare) Bill which aims to provide various incentives to officials who choose to follow the standard of both children. Those who choose to break this rule will not be eligible for jobs and government grants. The Commission solicited public […]

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Kiren Rijiju, promoted to Cabinet, obtains the Ministry of Law

New Delhi: Kiren Rijiju was elevated to the rank of Cabinet Minister and in charge of the Ministry of Law and Justice. He had been Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth and Minister of State for Minority Affairs and Ayush Portfolios. Mr. Rijiju represents the constituency of Arunachal Pradesh West in Lok Sabha and […]

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Punjab Assembly fails to follow law and rules to pass private university bills – Pakistan

LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly seems to have made it a regular practice of introducing private bills for the establishment of private universities, bypassing the rules and regulations and procedure of the Department of Higher Education. In March, the House passed private member’s bills and made them law to create three private universities, and in June, […]

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UP Law Commission drafts bill to control population growth

The Uttar Pradesh Law Commission is considering a proposal to introduce an LA to control population growth. The chairman of the Law Commission, Aditya Nath Mittal, said there should be control over the increase in population as it creates problems in the state. Judge Mittal, a former high court judge in Allahabad, is drafting a […]

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Duterte government appoints Harry Roque to International Law Commission

Roque, a former human rights lawyer before becoming Duterte’s spokesman, is seeking membership on a body that proposes rules and standards for the United Nations Presidential spokesman Harry Roque, spokesperson for controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, is set to become a member of the United Nations International Law Commission. The Philippine government nominated Roque to […]

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The Law Department selects 52 laws for review; uses other government departments for advice on them

The Department of Justice has identified 52 laws for review, including the Code of Civil Procedure, the Indian Succession Law, the Hindu Marriage Law, the 1937 Law on the Application of Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) and the Indian contract law. He contacted all ministries and departments, seeking their opinion on the relevance of these laws […]

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EC urges Ministry of Justice to address ongoing electoral reforms

India’s Election Commission has sent a fresh reminder to the Justice Ministry, asking for a “prompt review” of key electoral reforms pending with the government. At least 40 electoral reform proposals made by the commission are pending approval. In a communication sent to Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on May 17, the new chief election […]

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Department of Justice authorizes RBF to impose health tax on tobacco products

PESHAWAR: The Ministry of Law and Justice authorized the Federal Council of Revenue [FBR] to impose the health tax on tobacco products by an ordinary bill or by an ordinance before the next budget. In response to a letter from the RBF, the Justice Department said the proposed federal health tax would fall under the […]

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Khattar government sets up law commission to review existing laws and craft new ones: The Tribune India

Pradeep Sharma Tribune press service Chandigarh, May 27 The BJP-JJP government has set up the Haryana State Laws Commission, an institutional mechanism for reviewing and amending existing laws and enacting new legislation to deliver speedy and efficient justice for the general public. Headed by a Chairman, who will be either a Chief Justice/High Court Justice, […]

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Whitmer signs drink-to-go law and tax cuts on take-out cocktails

Click to enlarge Michigan State Governor Whitmer will be signing invoices, making it easier for distillers and retailers to distribute and sell blended spirit drinks. Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed several bills to facilitate the distribution of mixed spirits. “This is a great example of bipartisan legislation that will create jobs and help our […]

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Law Ministry teleconsultation service now responds to pandemic and lockdown questions

A Law Department teleconsultation service launched to help rural residents obtain pre-litigation legal advice from a panel of lawyers is now receiving calls from people seeking solutions to issues arising from the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown in various parts of the country. People have called various local tele-law program centers looking for solutions to various […]

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Reviving the Law Commission of Canada

The federal government believes it needs to rely more on evidence-based policy. Buried in Budget 2021 is a promise to revive the Law Commission of Canada, an independent body first created in 1971 to provide advice on law reform to the Canadian government. This commission was closed in 1992 as a cost saving measure under […]

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Revised Tax Penalties for Various Defaults Under UAE VAT Law – Taxation

United Arab Emirates: Revised tax penalties for various defaults under UAE VAT law May 12, 2021 Nexdigm Private Limited To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. The Cabinet of Ministers (CoM) gave a wonderful gift to UAE businesses on the occasion of Ramadan Eid by issuing Decision No. 49/2021 (new resolution) amending […]

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Lawyers praise Ottawa’s relaunch of the Law Commission of Canada

FOLRAC, which includes seven law reform organizations across Canada, from British Columbia to Nova Scotia, generally makes its recommendations to the justice minister, Howie says. “Having a federal law reform agency is excellent in terms of both questions of national significance, or [for] matters that fall exclusively under federal jurisdiction and that provincial law reform […]

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Law Commission proposes changes to inheritance law

The rights of family members to challenge a will and the rights of a partner in the event of death are among the areas the Law Commission is considering in its examination of inheritance law. Inheritance law, which determines who inherits a person’s property upon death, currently allows people to gift property by will, generally […]

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Sushil Chandra appointed chief election commissioner: Department of Justice

Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra was appointed chief election commissioner next Monday, the Justice Department announced. According to a statement issued by the legislative department of the ministry, Chandra will take office on April 13. Incumbent Sunil Arora will step down on Monday. Chandra was appointed Election Commissioner on February […]

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Pandemic has resulted in paperless court mechanism: Department of Justice

The coronavirus pandemic has created an environmentally friendly and paperless jurisdictional mechanism that has added convenience to citizens, a senior Justice Department official said. Addressing a virtual event on Friday to launch a new website for judgments and e-filing, Law Ministry Secretary (Justice) Barun Mitra said the pandemic had also helped to […]

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States debate whether new federal stimulus law excludes tax cuts

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s massive pandemic stimulus bill is pumping a welcome infusion of federal aid into state and local government coffers — but a brief section raises questions about whether states are barred from slashing their own taxes if they accept federal assistance. The Senate added language to the COVID-19 relief package prohibiting […]

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On the United Nations’ International Law Commission, a professor tackles the world’s biggest problems through teamwork | FIU News

Since the sea level rises for deterioration of the earth’s atmosphere for threats of future pandemics, many issues threaten human health and prosperity in the 21st century unless nations and states work together. Fortunately, however, there are people around the world coming together to find solutions. FIU law professor Charles Jalloh is one of them. […]

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States wonder if new federal stimulus law excludes tax cuts

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden’s massive stimulus bill injects a welcome injection of federal aid into state and local government coffers – but a brief section raises the question of whether states are prohibited from cutting their own taxes they accept federal aid. The Senate added language to the COVID-19 relief plan prohibiting states and […]

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Deluxe gets court approval for pre-packaged bankruptcy – The Hollywood Reporter

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, the Hollywood production services provider that had been backed by billionaire Ron Perelman, said it received court approval for its pre-packaged Chapter 11 reorganization plan. The company now plans to complete its restructuring and emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. After exiting Chapter 11, Deluxe says it will have cut its long-term […]

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J.Crew’s bankruptcy filing may not be the last for retailers slammed by the pandemic: Coronavirus updates: NPR

J.Crew said he hopes the bankruptcy filing will help him get his finances in order as he continues to operate, albeit under COVID-19 restrictions for now. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption toggle caption Gene J. Puskar/AP J.Crew said he hopes the bankruptcy filing will help him get his finances in order as he continues to […]

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Local artist worries about suspended work at Trudy’s, amid restaurant bankruptcy filing

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Creating artwork is hard work, so when local artist Lonnie Prachyl started seeing the headlines about Trudy’s restaurants having financial trouble, he was concerned. Several of his paintings hang above the tables at Trudy’s Texas Star on 30th Street for sale. An online search revealed that the location was damaged in the […]

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HopCat files for bankruptcy after Port St. Lucie restaurant closes

HopCat’s parent company filed for bankruptcy following the closure of the Port St. Lucie restaurant. Michigan-based BarFly Ventures LLC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as part of a financial restructuring aimed at reducing the company’s current debt caused by the coronavirus pandemic and other reasons, according to a statement. June press release. These other […]

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Retail rout continues as Men’s Wearhouse, others file for bankruptcy protection

NEW YORK — Lord and Taylor, America’s oldest retailer, is filing for bankruptcy protection, as are the owner of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, expanding the list of major retail chains that have faltered during the pandemic. Surnames, many of the country’s longtime mall stalwarts, were already struggling to keep up with sweeping reform […]

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Using a Section 73 Proposal to Cancel a Bankruptcy – Insolvency/Bankruptcy

July 02, 2020 Worrells Solvency and Forensic Accountants To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Changing the trajectory of financial well-being. People often mistakenly believe that once in bankruptcy there is nothing more they can do for their financial life until they are discharged from […]

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WR Grace ends bankruptcy protection after 12 years

Legislation & Litigation Our fact-checking process begins with a thorough review of all sources to ensure they are of high quality. Then we cross-check the facts with original medical or scientific reports published by those sources, or we validate the facts with reputable news outlets, medical and scientific experts, and other health experts. Each page […]

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Congress revises bankruptcy laws : NPR

The House of Representatives approves an overhaul of the country’s bankruptcy laws on Wednesday in a vote of 302 to 126. The bill, which passed the Senate last month, will make it harder to get rid of debt by filing for bankruptcy, forcing tens of thousands of people to come up with repayment plans instead. […]

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The consolidated credit law of 2021: temporary modifications to the bankruptcy code

On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA), the omnibus funding bill that provides consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021. The CAA also provides various forms of economic assistance to cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of its coronavirus […]

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Six Questions to Ask When Your Seller, Supplier or Customer Files for Bankruptcy | Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, Pennsylvania

After nearly eight months of dealing with the severe economic impact of COVID-19, it’s no surprise that more businesses are looking to bankruptcy for help. Commercial deposits continue to rise as many government-supported programs expire and the lasting effects of COVID-19 take hold. For many corporate lawyers, interactions with bankruptcy may be limited, but how […]

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Sharks won’t cancel Kane’s contract amid his bankruptcy filing

the San Jose Sharks will not cancel Evander Kane‘s contract as the forward navigates filing for bankruptcy in federal court, a team spokesperson has confirmed to Athletic’s Daniel Kaplan and Kevin Kurz. “The Sharks are 100% committed to honoring Evander Kane’s contract and have no intention of seeing it terminated,” the spokesperson said. The initial […]

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COVID-19 bankruptcy filings highest since 2009

The year ended relatively slowly, with just 45 major corporate bankruptcies across all sectors since October 1 – the slowest quarter of 2020. But it still marked the busiest past three months. the year since 2009. More bankruptcy filings are expected this year as struggling retail businesses, including gyms and cinemas, finally succumb, according to […]

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Exclusive: Saad Group seeks debt settlement under Saudi bankruptcy law – sources

By Marwa Rashad, David Barbuscia RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – The company of indebted Saudi billionaire Maan al-Sanea has filed for bankruptcy under a new Saudi law that makes it easier for creditors to collect payments, three sources familiar with the matter said, a ruling which could provide a breakthrough in the kingdom’s longest-running debt dispute. The […]

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Changes to UAE Bankruptcy Law

As announced this week, the UAE Cabinet has approved a new Amendment (Amendment Law) to Federal Law No. 9 of 2016 (The Business Bankruptcy Law). The amending law follows the previous amendment to the law on business bankruptcy in 2019 (in accordance with Federal Law No. 23 of 2019). The amending law has not yet […]

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Bankruptcy court approves $801 million sale of NPC International

Photography: Shutterstock A federal bankruptcy court judge on Wednesday cleared the $801 million sale of Pizza Hut and franchisee Wendy’s NPC International to another major operator, Flynn Restaurant Group, as well as five existing operators of the burger chain. Flynn Restaurant Group (FRG), already the largest restaurant franchisee in the United States, will get 925 […]

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Judge approves Ruby Tuesday’s bankruptcy plan

The chain said it will now “compete more effectively” in the casual dining environment. A federal judge has approved Ruby Tuesday’s bankruptcy plan, which will give ownership to secured lenders Goldman Sachs and TCW Direct Lending in a debt/equity swap. The chain filed for bankruptcy in October. Prior to the filing, the restaurant and the […]

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Plymouth Meeting Mall owner reaches settlement with majority of lenders, but warns of Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Plymouth Meeting Mall owner PREIT announced on October 15 that it had reached an agreement with more than 80% of its bank lenders under which banks would provide an additional $150 million to recapitalize the business and extend the maturity of its debt, support PREIT’s operations and the continued execution of its strategic priorities. Under […]

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Demystifying the Receivership Process – Insolvency/Bankruptcy/Restructuring

In this fourth and final installment of the Demystifying Insolvency series, we focus on the receivership process. A company is placed in receivership when an independent and suitably qualified person (the receiver) is appointed by a secured creditor or the court and is responsible for taking control of some or all of the company’s assets […]

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(AMC), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) – After Regal, COVID-19 Forces Theater Chain AMC to Consider Bankruptcy: Report

The largest cinema chain in the world – AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CMA) is considering options for a respite from debt, which includes potential bankruptcy, reports Bloomberg. The cinema chain is still reeling from the consequences of the pandemic outbreak and lockdown measures, which have kept moviegoers out of cinemas. What happened: The company […]

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Ruby Tuesday closes 185 restaurants and files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Hampered by the pandemic and facing the same long-term challenges as other casual dining chains, Ruby Tuesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy early Wednesday. The company hopes to use the debt reduction process to improve its finances and stay in business, saying in a statement that it has “reached an agreement with its secured lenders […]

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Elizabeth Warren’s bankruptcy plan rekindles old clash with Biden

Senator Elizabeth Warren tuesday announced a plan to overturn provisions of a 2005 bankruptcy lawreigniting a debate she had had 15 years ago with Joseph R. Biden Jr.a US senator at the time, on consumer protection and the credit card industry. Bankruptcy is an essential element in the history of the political origin of Mrs […]

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Debt Call Evidence: The Court’s Approach to a Challenge to an Official Liquidator’s Decision – Insolvency/Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Cayman Islands: Proof of debt call: the court’s approach to an official liquidator’s arbitration challenge To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. In a recent case in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, Walkers successfully acted for the joint […]

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Lord & Taylor files for bankruptcy

Diving brief: Lord & Taylor, the oldest department store in the United States, and owner Le Tote and its various entities on Sunday filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11, according to documents filed with the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of Virginia. Privately held Le Tote, an online clothing rental company, said […]

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Denbury files for bankruptcy with debt reduction plan

Denbury Resources has filed for bankruptcy as part of a deal with its creditors to reduce its total debt by almost 90%. The oil company specializing in enhanced oil recovery in the United States is planning a quick trip through the process with a schedule that could allow it to complete the process this year. […]

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Upper East Side condo conversion sells at bankruptcy auction

305 East 61st Street and Jason Carter of Carter Management Corp. (Google Maps; Carter Management Corp.) UPDATE, September 23, 3:30 p.m.: An Upper East Side condo conversion just sold at auction, a possible sign of distress in the New York real estate market. Jason Carter of Carter Management Corp. paid $51 million for the 14-unit, […]

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30 major retailers and restaurant chains that filed for bankruptcy in 2020 | national news

There’s no way to water it down: 2020 has been a brutal year for restaurants and stores. The pandemic, massive debt and a shift in shopping and dining habits have created a deadly cocktail of bankruptcies and closures. New data from Coresight Research reveals that US retailers have announced 8,400 closings this year. Ascena Retail […]

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Neiman Marcus set to emerge from bankruptcy this month – WWD

Neiman Marcus is expected to emerge from bankruptcy this month after a whirlwind reorganization that began in May. On Friday afternoon, a Texas bankruptcy court approved the luxury retailer’s restructuring plan that would convert some $4 billion in debt to equity, of its $5.5 billion in funded debt. With the restructuring confirmed, the retailer said […]

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Musical instrument retailer Guitar Center prepares for possible bankruptcy

guitar center would be preparing to file for possible bankruptcy. According to The New York Times, the nation’s largest musical instrument retailer missed a $45 million interest payment earlier this month, triggering a 30-day grace period that could end in default. The company is now said to be discussing with creditors a plan which could […]

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Coming out of bankruptcy – WWD

A number of retailers that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the early months of the COVID-19 crisis are now at the finish line or closing. To get here, retailers sought financing while facing the risks this come with store closures for monthsthen stores reopened during the ongoing pandemic and entered into agreements with creditorslenders […]

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Surviving the Emotional Toll of Bankruptcy | Personal finance

Money may not bring happiness, but it can certainly inspire negative emotions, such as sadness, grief, and shame. These are just a few of the feelings people may have when filing for bankruptcy. Chapter 7, the most common form of consumer bankruptcy in the United States, involves turning over non-exempt assets to a trustee, who […]

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Detroit filing for bankruptcy dates back five years

The city of Detroit made history for the wrong reasons five years ago. On June 18, 2013, the city filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, becoming the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in United States history. Then-emergency manager Kevyn Orr initiated the process, which was later approved by Gov. Rick Snyder. The city was $18 billion in […]

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Borden declares bankruptcy. And Elsie the cow is free.

Elsie the cow’s generations of loyal service as the advertising mascot for the giant Borden Dairy Company are finally over. And society too.Founded in Dallas, Texas, 160 years ago, Borden has long used Elsie the cow, dressed in a classic housewife apron, as the “warm and approachable mom” who championed the health of children by […]

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Owner of Peebles and Gordmans chains files for bankruptcy | Local News

By GREGORY J. GILLIGAN Richmond Times-Dispatch Stage Stores Inc., owner of the Peebles and Gordmans department store chains, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week. The Houston-based company said it was looking for a buyer but planned to reopen as soon as Friday to begin liquidating its stores. The retailer has 738 stores in small […]