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Kashyap Partners & Associates LLP (KPA)

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Corporate Law Firm in India. IT Rules Lack Teeth: Supreme Court of India. Regulation of Ethics in Digital India. Repeal of Visa Ban. Back in April 2020, during the very initial days of the pandemic ex-president Trump issued proclamation 10014 suspending green card applications and a range of immigrant visas to protect the US labor market from immigrants and make more jobs available for US citizens.

Repeal of Visa Ban

The move aimed to protect US workers amid high unemployment was supposed to stay till March 2021 after it got extended from its original deadline of December 2020. Permanent residency applications or green cards for new immigrants had stopped along with temporary work visas in the H-1B, H-4, H-2B, L-1 and J categories. On 24th February, 2021, the Biden administration revoked the ban set by Trump on the grounds that it harms the United States and does not advance its interests. Private Settlement; Can Avail Refund of Court Fees. The Hon’ble Supreme Court held in a recent judgment of High Court of Judicature at Madras vs.

Private Settlement; Can Avail Refund of Court Fees

M.C. Subramaniam that irrespective of the settlement procedure i.e. either under Section 89 of Civil Procedure Code (Alternate Dispute Settlement Methods) or out of court settlement without opting for these methods, the parties are qualified to avail the same benefits in the both the cases. As per Section 69A of Tamil Nadu Court Fees and Suit Valuation Act, 1955 enunciates that the fees paid for the suit shall be refunded when the court refers the parties to settlement under section 89 of CPC. MCA Restricts which Companies can be Categorised as Listed. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs have brought in changes to the Companies (Specification of Definitions Details) Rules, 2014.

MCA Restricts which Companies can be Categorised as Listed

Under the Companies (Specification of definitions details) Second Amendment Rules, 2021, a rule has been added for the Companies not to be considered as Listed companies. Those public companies shall not be categorized as Listed companies under the Companies Act, 2013, which have listed their non-convertible debt securities or/and non-convertible redeemable preference shares, but have not listed their equity shares on a recognized stock exchange. Moreover, those private companies shall not be considered as listed companies that have listed their non-convertible debt instruments on a recognized stock exchange as per SEBI (Issue and Listing of Debt Securities) Regulations, 2008. Regulation of Ethics in Digital India. Recently, the Central government notified and released guidelines pertaining to the regulation of OTT Platforms and have a proper regulatory mechanism for social media platforms including digital media.

Regulation of Ethics in Digital India

The said Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, have been introduced in place of the earlier Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules 2011. The prime objective for the introduction of these rules is to have an effective grievance redressal mechanism, safeguarding the users on social and digital media platforms. IT Rules Lack Teeth: Supreme Court of India - Kashyap Partners & Associates LLP (KPA) 'KPA Legal is Corporate Law Firm Based in Gurgaon and Newyork We are a boutique law firm specializing in Intellectual Property, Media Law, Immigration Law, Medical Law, Commercial Law & Alternative Dispute Resolution.

IT Rules Lack Teeth: Supreme Court of India - Kashyap Partners & Associates LLP (KPA)

Our attorneys provide the complete ambit of services in each of our specialties – from counseling to negotiation, drafting, and even litigation. Bringing together top legal talent and global legal expertise, Kashyap & Kashyap opened its doors in 2017 with the aim of providing affordable and high-quality legal services in the greater NCR region. Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021. Skip to content Ever since the sudden and drastic increase in the available media platforms, the government has sought to regulate the new platforms and their content.

Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021

Recently, the Central Government took one step in this direction by notifying new guidelines in relation to Digital Media, Social Media and OTT Platforms under the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021. The new Rules replace the earlier rules i.e. Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules, 2011. Immigration Visa Consultants. The dream for most applicants is a permanent move to America.

Immigration Visa Consultants

This is unlike a temporary work or education visa – it requires a broader series of rights from a long-term visa. Indefinite residence requires a US immigration visa – colloquially known as a green card. This affords applicants with a complete series of rights and privileges of a permanent resident in America – including an unrestricted work permit, a multiple entry visa, as well as, a permissible path to citizenship. Much more scrutiny is involved in applying for a green card– though the advantages are invaluable. Many are familiar with the H1B or EB-5 visas application process for non-immigrant visas – the path to a green card is tough and involves much more scrutiny.

Extraordinary Ability ApplicationsSpouse & Fiancé Based ApplicationsEmployment Based ApplicationsImmediate Family Based Applications Distinctive types of application are provided for different purposes, and have different requirements and rights attached. Plight of Indian Migrant Workers in Kuwait. Skip to content The apathy of Indian migrant workers continues, not just in India but in other parts of the world as well.

Plight of Indian Migrant Workers in Kuwait

In the USA, the Trump administration put restrictions on H1B visa, the most after visa by Indian IT professionals to shield the significant threat to employment opportunities for Americans. Likewise, Kuwait recently passed a draft expat quota bill to significantly reduce the number of foreign workers in Kuwait, who constitute a staggering 70% of the country’s population of four million and bring down this number to 30%. KPA GIVES HEALTHCARE START-UPS GUIDANCE THROUGH THE LOCKDOWN. Skip to content Covid-19 has immensely impacted the small businesses and the financial health of the country.


The Healthcare sector has become more vulnerable in these difficult times. KPA ADOPTS NEW TRADEMARK SOFTWARE. Skip to content It is a well-known fact that Intellectual Property (IP) protection is critical to fostering innovation.


Without the protection of ideas and inventions, individuals and businesses would lack the benefits of their creation, thereby focusing less on research and development. KPA Legal has recently adopted MikeLegal as a system to provide better client satisfaction for Intellectual Property related matters. Mike Legal is Asia’s first Artificially Intelligent legal associate. COVID-19 – Rise in Domestic Abuse.

Skip to content COVID-19 – Rise in Domestic Abuse The COVID-19 lockdown around the world has caused many issues ranging from healthcare, financial, physical, social etc. On one hand we have families spending more time at home due to the lockdown, coupled with absence of family planning services and limited supply of contraceptives if expected to shatter the country’s goal of population control. It is estimated that there’ll be an 80% spike in childbirths due to the COVID lockdown. On the other hand, we also see a steady rise in family disputes and divorce cases rising.

Students with F1 and M1 Visa could be asked to leave US. Skip to content Students with F1 and M1 Visa could be asked to leave US U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has recently stated that students with active F1 and M1 non-immigrant Visas will not be allowed to stay in the US if classes are moved fully online this fall. On Monday, The Students and Exchange Visitor Programme announced the modification to temporary exemptions for non-immigrant students taking online classes due to the pandemic for the fall 2020 semester.

According to the new rule non-immigrant students with F1 and M1 Visas “attending schools operating entirely online may not take a full online course load and remain in the United States. Most Provisions of Consumer Protection Act to come into force on July 20th. Skip to content Most Provisions of Consumer Protection Act to come into force on July 20th Central Government has recently issued a notification by which it appoints, 20th July, 2020 as the date many provisions of Consumer Protection Act, 2019 shall come into force. The following provisions will be coming into force: – Section 2 [Except clauses (4), (13), (14), (16), (40)] [Definitions]Section 3 to 9 (both inclusive) [Consumer Protection Councils]Sections 28 to 73 (both inclusive) [Except Sub clause (iv) of clause (a) of sub section (1) of Section 58] {Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission}Sections 74 to 81 (both inclusive) [Mediation]Sections 82 to 87 (both inclusive [Product Liability]Sections 90 to 91 [Except Section 88, 89, 92 & 93] [Offences and Penalties] Sections 95, 98, 100 [Miscellaneous]Section 101 [Except Clauses (f) to (m) and clauses (zg), (zh) and (zi) of sub-section 2] [Miscellaneous]Sections 102, 103, 105, 106, 107 [Except sections 94, 96, 97, 99, 104][Miscellaneous]

FM launches free E-PAN facility based on Aadhar. Skip to content FM launches free E-PAN facility based on Aadhar Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman on 28th May 2020, launched the facility for instant allotment of PAN card using Aadhar based E-KYC as announced in the union budget earlier. This facility is available for anyone who possess a valid Aadhar number and a mobile number registered in the UIDAI Database. The trial version of this facility has been available since February 2020 and as per a Finance Ministry Statement, approx. 6.8 lakh instant PANs, with a turnaround time of about 10 minutes, have already been allotted.