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Fund Raising "101" - Term Sheets

Posted 3 days ago  |   Views: 21  |    0  |  Startups

Ritesh
Advocate
Handshake between Investors and Founders A term sheet is an agreement (note, that it is not the final legally binding contract) which outlines the material terms and conditions based on which an investor is likey to invest in a startup/ company. Think of it as a document laying out the blueprint
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Private Limited Company in 5 steps

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 26  |    1  |  Corporate Law

Tushar Singh
Advocate
If you are thinking of creating a separate legal entity for carrying on your business or raising funds, incorporating a private limited company is typically the best option. These are easy to create, come without onerous compliance obligations, provide operational flexibility and limit liability in
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Home Loan - 7 things to check before buying your Dream Home

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 86  |    1  |  Banking Property/Real Estate

Tushar Singh
Advocate
Buying a house which one can call as “their own place” is the Great Indian dream today. Even Bollywood stars feel the need to announce their financial independence by acquiring a home in Mumbai. The reality for most Indians is that a home buying decision depends to a great extent on the amount of
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How not to get Jaypee-d

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 37  |    0  |  Property/Real Estate

Tushar Singh
Advocate
Buying a "dream" house is one of the most difficult and life changing decisions that one needs to take. One of the key components of any such decision is being aware of the legal agreements that are entered into at the time of buying a house. The most important of such agreements is the tri-patite a
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Mediation as alternative remedy in Cheque Bounce cases

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 49  |    0  |  Banking Cheque Bounce

Tushar Singh
Advocate
Mediation is a voluntary process in which an impartial and neutral mediator tries to bring together the disputant parties to arrive at a mutually agreeable solution. The parties to the dispute have an opportunity to ventilate their grievances and feelings and thereafter work out the solutions to mee
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Marijuana! The Law, Loopholes, and a case for LEGALISATION

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 781  |    2  |  Criminal Defense Narcotics

Team Legistify
Advocate
LEGALIZE IT! The world is consuming more marijuana than ever before, and more so visibly. Amongst marijuana users the general consensus is that if alcohol and cigarettes can be a moderated, taxable and freely available commodity then logically marijuana should be as well. A pop-culture movemen
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Explained: The Ongoing Debate on Right To Privacy

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 1384  |    4  |  Constitutional Matters Human Rights Supreme Court

Team Legistify
Advocate
We all are aware of the ongoing Aadhar-card project which requires a person to give personal information, which includes fingerprints, retinal scans, and is linked to gas connections, bank accounts, PAN, phone numbers. In recent months, the debate over Aadhaar has reached a feverish pitch. Pi
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Laws Against Sexual Harassment At Workplace

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 450  |    1  |  Criminal Defense Employment General Legal

Team Legistify
Advocate
Getting a job is tough if you are a woman in India. For many, though, finding one is only the beginning of the nightmare. Like in other parts of the world, sexual harassment at work is a serious concern in the country. India did not have any complete law to protect women against sexual harassment at
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Eliminating Online Bank Fraud

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 534  |    4  |  Banking Criminal Defense Cyber Crime

Team Legistify
Advocate
The cyber space is increasingly used by organized criminal groups to target credit cards, bank account and other financial instruments for fraudulent transactions. Online fraud is considered to be third amongst economic crimes prevalent in India. The major forms of cyber fraud include online auction
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A Person’s Damaged Reputation Leads To Defamation

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 303  |    0  |  Criminal Defense

Team Legistify
Advocate
Defamation is oral or written statement that hurts someone’s reputation. “For a Man of honor Defamation is worse than death”. It is considered as Great Evil. Reputation is an integral and important part of the dignity of the individual and Right to reputation is an inherent right guaranteed by Artic
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Medical Negligence Laws In India

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 468  |    0  |  Civil Litigation General Legal Medical Negligence

Team Legistify
Advocate
With the rising number of litigations regarding medical negligence, it is discernible that the knowledge of patient's rights in Indian society has been growing promptly in the recent past. Medical negligence laws have been made stringent over the years by courts awarding exemplary compensations and
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Blackmail– Is It Really a Crime

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 374  |    2  |  Civil Litigation Criminal Defense Cyber Crime General Legal

Team Legistify
Advocate
‘Blackmail ' is a commonly exploited word nowadays. Generally, blackmail is defined as an act where a person puts another person under threat while creating a situation where the person so threatened had to perform a particular task under pressure of that person for the sake of his privacy, reputati
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Medical Negligence – Essential Elements

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 383  |    0  |  Civil Litigation Criminal Defense Medical Negligence

Team Legistify
Advocate
Man is the only animal who believes in keeping order in his world. This was one of the reasons that he invented the concept of law. Law helped every man who suffered from an injury due to the acts committed by others, to seek remedy by means of compensation or punishment to the person committing tha
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Law & Ethics: Contemporary Issue

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 235  |    0  |  Consumer Protection Corporate Law General Legal

Team Legistify
Advocate
In India the legal professionals are said to be abided by various legal ethics that may seem outdated in many other jurisdictions abroad, but are yet considered as a very important part of the legal profession. The Bar Council of India still maintains strict standards with respect to the legal commu
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What is 'FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND SPEECH' According to the constitution of India

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 704  |    1  |  Constitutional Matters General Legal Supreme Court

Team Legistify
Advocate
In India, our constitution has guaranteed ‘Freedom of expression and speech’ under Article 19(1) (a) subject to certain restrictions. The current scenario is that "there are criminal laws in provision that put little restraint on this right to maintain public order and individual/ national privacy."
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Points to Ponder for Live In Relations in India

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 221  |    0  |  Civil Litigation Criminal Defense Family Law General Legal

Team Legistify
Advocate
The following lines are an excerpt from a recent Order passed by the Supreme Court in April 2015- "It is well settled that the law presumes in favour of marriage and against concubinage, when a man and woman have cohabited continuously for a long time. However, the presumption can be rebutted b
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Legal Regime for Protecting the Interests of Tourists in India

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 248  |    1  |  Consumer Protection Default/Fraud General Legal

Team Legistify
Advocate
Travel companies and tour consultants provide extraordinarily and out of the box services to their clients in India. The objective of these companies is to provide and redress the needs of their clients in a faster and efficient manner.  The tourism industry provides ancillary services to their clie
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Important clauses in a Non Disclosure Agreement

Posted 4 months ago  |   Views: 436  |    1  |  Civil Litigation Consumer Protection Corporate Law Criminal Defense Default/Fraud

Team Legistify
Advocate
A company may share its confidential information such as trade secrets, vendor information, intellectual property with its clients or employees. In order to ensure that such information has not been shared by the clients or employees with anyone, the company needs to draft a non- disclosure agreemen
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Learn how to Gift: Muslim Law

Posted 5 months ago  |   Views: 265  |    2  |  Family Law Muslim Law

Team Legistify
Advocate
A person is competent to make a gift (Hiba) of his total property during his lifetime. The gift is operative with immediate effect and divests him of his control and ownership over the property. A gift with the intention of disinheriting an heir. The intention of the gift is not important but it can
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A Guide to Mutual Divorce

Posted 5 months ago  |   Views: 284  |    0  |  Child Custody Civil Litigation Divorce & Alimony Family Law

Team Legistify
Advocate
Our Indian culture has always regarded Marriage as a holy union of 2 bodies to become 1 and then live happily. Although the framers of this principle never knew that the idea of Living happily is mere a Myth in today’s environment. People do have alternatives to do well of their fed up life. In the
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