Crypto Exchange Platform WazirX’s NFT Marketplace & Regulatory Concerns

Posted on April 23, 2021 Authored by Ritika Acharya Introduction The Indian cyptocurrency exchange, WazirX, recently launched India’s first blockchain-based marketplace for non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”). NFTs are crypto assets that reside on the Ethereum blockchain. Each NFT is entirely unique and inimitable. One NFT cannot be replaced with another and copies of it cannot be […]

A Retrospective Analysis of India’s Proposal to Ban Trading in Cryptocurrency

Posted on January 21, 2021 Authored by Melita Tessy* Introduction To many in the Fintech sector, the 2018 circular[1] of the Reserve Bank of India (“RBI”), purportedly banning trade in virtual currencies would’ve come off as a rather unpleasant surprise. This is because, the RBI had published in 2015, the “Financial Stability Report” and the […]

Uber and Viacom’s E-Contract Disputes: Judicial Outlook on Click-Wrap and Browse-Wrap Agreements

Posted on December 16, 2020 Authored by Tanya Varshney* It is an established principal of contract law across jurisdictions that, regardless of the form of the contract, certain essentials such as offer, acceptance, capacity to contract, consideration, etc. should be met. Unlike e-mail where parties have several exchanges of written communications, click-wrap agreements such as […]

News Corner: UAE-India Partner to Introduce Blockchain Based Agri-Commodity Trading Platform

UAE and India are among each other’s biggest trading partners with India possessing a robust export of agricultural produce to the UAE. UAE’s Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (“DMCC”) unveiled the Agriota E-Marketplace, a technology-driven agri-commodity trading and sourcing platform. This platform will use blockchain to help bridge the gap between rural farmers in India and […]

Is India Equipped to Defend Privacy in the Era of Artificial Intelligence?

Posted on July 28, 2020 Authored by Aarya Pachisia Introduction: Need for Protection of Privacy Privacy violations have become inevitable in the age of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”). Cambridge Analytica is a classic example of how non-personal data of citizens can be used to predict sensitive personal information about them, with the use of one single […]