News Corner: Centre Upholds Fundamental Right, Declines SEBI’s Request to Intercept Phone Calls

In 2018, the Securities Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) constructed a panel, headed by T.K. Vishwanathan. The objective of the panel was to recommend changes to the present framework and rules in order to effectively tackle and curb market frauds and insider trading. SEBI had requested the Centre for permission to intercept phone calls, since […]

News Corner: WIPO-CISAC’s Partnership – Paving Way for International Recognition and Information Exchange

On 30 July 2020, World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) in a press release announced an advancement in its partnership with the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (“CISAC”). This new partnership echoes an agreement signed earlier this year on metadata between WIPO and SUISA, the Swiss authors’ Collective Management Organizations (“CMOs”) and a […]

News Corner: Epic Games Fights Antitrust Battle Against Google and Apple for Removal of Fortnite

This week has found Apple in the middle of some contentious disputes as reported here and here. However, the heat continues for Apple as Epic Games filed an antitrust law suit against Google and Apple for removal of the popular gaming application ‘Fortnite’ as Epic includes a direct payment method instead of paying through ‘app […]