In Conversation with Dr. Anmol Rattan Sidhu, Senior Advocate

Dr. Anmol Rattan Sidhu is a Senior Advocate at Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh. He has served as Assistant Solicitor General of India from 2008 – 2014. He has also served the country as a Special Public Prosecutor (C.B.I). Dr. Rattan completed his Masters in Law from Punjab University then earned his Doctorate from the same university. Besides… Read More »

Amendments in Company Law

The Companies Act 2013 passed by the Parliament received the assent of the President of India on 29th August 2013. The Act consolidates and amends the law relating to companies. The Companies Act 2013 was notified in the Official Gazette on 30th August 2013. Download the complete Act: Companies Act, 2013. Some of the provisions of the Act have… Read More »


MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION The Memorandum of Association is a document which sets out the constitution of a company and is therefore the foundation on which the structure of the company is built. It defines the scope of the company’s activities and its relations with the outside world. The first step in the formation of a company is to… Read More »

Article of Association

ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION NATURE OF ARTICLES According to Section 2(5) of the Companies Act, 2013, ‘articles’ means the articles of association of a company as originally framed or as altered from time to time or applied in pursuance of any previous company law or of this Act. It also includes the regulations contained in Table A in Schedule… Read More »

Promoter – Meaning, duty and liability

Introduction and Definition of Promoter A promoter is a person who brings about the incorporation and organization of a corporation. He brings together the persons who become interested in the enterprise, aids in procuring subscriptions, and sets in motion the machinery which leads to the formation itself. (Bosher v. Richmond. Land Co, Va 455:16 SE 360) A promoter… Read More »


About The Centre for Health Law and Policy (CHLP), the Centre for Human Rights (CHR) and the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR), NUALS, Kochi call upon the legal fraternity, academicians from law and other social science disciplines, research scholars, social activists, representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations and students of relevant disciplines and other stakeholders to present… Read More »


INTRODUCTION In today’s environment, the absence of effective negotiation is often the single largest contributor to disputes and the lack of success. The Mediation TRAINING PROGRAMME focusses on effective communication and negotiation, areas that are valuable for law students in boosting their profiles, especially if their aiming for a career in consensual dispute resolution. GOAL The Mediation TRAINING… Read More »

Allotment of shares

Introduction Offers for shares are made on application forms supplied by the company. When an application is accepted, it is an allotment. A valid allotment has to comply with the requirements of the Act and principles of the law of contract relating to acceptance of offers. Statutory restrictions on allotment 1.      Minimum subscription and application money [s.39] –… Read More »


Let us unleash the SCIENCE OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS –  As the elections for The President of India are around the corner, curiosity fills the minds of the readers. There are many deserving names that come up in each head, and everyone is waiting eagerly to know who would be the first citizen of India. However, lawmen have a… Read More »

Introduction – Hindu Marriage act, 1955

Introduction Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 has reformed Hindu law of Marriage. It is a landmark in the history of social legislation. It has not simply codified the Hindu law of marriage but has introduced certain important changes in many respects. The Hindu marriage contemplated by the Act hardly remains sacramental. The Act has brought in some changes of… Read More »