Condonation of delay: 6 excuses and responses

Condonation of Delay: 6 Cases with Reason and Treatment

While the Indian justice system is infamous for its apathy, lack of urgency and efficiency, the Courts are not always to blame. Here are six cases where there was an inordinate delay in filing the appeal and the reasons given by the court in allowing or rejecting the condonation. One of the cases has a … Continue reading Condonation of Delay: 6 Cases with Reason and Treatment

Judge analytics - NRA Iron and steel vs PCIT

Judge analytics – PCIT vs. NRA Iron and steel

While most people associate the practice of law with the highlight grabbing action in courts, a fundamental part of any successful case is the research done in the background. Research is usually considered a tedious process, with most people having to spend hours to arrive at an operative case or to uncover an insight that … Continue reading Judge analytics – PCIT vs. NRA Iron and steel

Forum Review: Authority for Advance Rulings

While most of the preliminary tax litigation in India is centred around the ITATs, the Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR) also plays in important role in resolving tax issues before they get a chance to hit proper litigation. It is an independent quasi-judicial body which can give give rulings on taxation queries presented by Non … Continue reading Forum Review: Authority for Advance Rulings

A Data-Driven Look at Permanent Establishment

On June 6, 2018, the Authority for Advanced Rulings pronounced its decision in the case of MasterCard Asia Pte. Ltd. on the issue of whether there was a permanent establishment of the company in India or not. In a detailed judgment, the Authority ruled as follows: The setting up of Indian operations of MasterCard has … Continue reading A Data-Driven Look at Permanent Establishment