Commercial Law

It is a commentary on the Payment and Settlement Act 2007. It is a handy and comprehensive reference on all related Acts, Regulations, Notifications, Circulars and Guidelines. This book sets out the practice and procedure for filing criminal complaints relating to dishonour of electronic fund transfers and includes model forms of notices and complaints. The book also explains all legal aspects of the following topics:
This book examines in detail the formation and operation of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) as a form of business organization in India. This commentary on the LLP Act provides an integrated analysis on the current state of the law by including a comparative analysis of the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956. Under each section apart from a general discussion of the provisions, the author also points out the significant issues relating to the law of partnership and contemporary LLPs under the law of the United Kingdom and Singapore. Of utmost importance, the tax implications of the introduction of the LLP Act are also deliberated upon at relevant places, in particular with reference to the conversion of firms, private companies, and unlisted public companies into LLPs.
The book examines the changes introduced by the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act 2015 in the context of contracts and their administration. It covers all significant decisions of the Supreme Court. The appendices to the book contain specimen clauses in a contract; rules relating to public procurement, national and international competitive bidding; updated Central Vigilance Commission guidelines on tender procedure; common flaws in contracts; and salient features of the World Bank procedures for procurement of goods, works and non-consulting services and for appointment of consultants.
This book deals with myriad aspects of cross-examination. It analyzes and examines different kinds of witnesses and the ways of dealing with them not merely in the form of dry statements but through illustrated examples and concrete instances. It is essentially a recounting of court experiences of various lawyers and judges while examining witnesses during the conduct of a case. The current edition introduces editorial notes, wherever relevant, to indicate to the reader that certain views expressed in the earlier editions are no longer acceptable today as there have been a lot of fundamental legislative changes and radical interpretation of the law by the courts. The sheer fact that the book, printed first in 1927, and the new edition coming after a lapse of nearly five decades, is still found meaningful by the legal community stands testimony to its intrinsic worth and scholastic wealth. - Contains Illustrative examples of cross-examination from several jurisdictions - Includes concrete instances in dialogue format, based on the experiences of eminent lawyers - Incorporates editorial notes to explain the current position of law and the book is more in tune with contemporary values and opinions Provisions of Section 311 of the Code of Criminal Procedure for re-examining and recalling the witnesses by a Criminal Court have been elaborately discussed In Part-IV dealing with the cross-examination of different types of witnesses, new ideas are viewed and incorporated in related chapters The aim of this book is to equip the lawyers with the correct method to cross-examine a witness e.g. discusses how the newspaper correspondent should be cross-examined In this new edition all the chapters have been remodeled and new chapters have been incorporated Chapter on “accomplice evidence” has been introduced in which all the important decisions of the Supreme Court and of different High Courts on the reliability of accomplice evidence have been elaborately discussed Topics have been re-arranged & updated. Case –law has been updated Moreover, cases of some new types of witnesses have been incorporated A must read for Trial Court Lawyers, Legal Professionals, Law Students, Law Libraries, Public Prosecutors
The book contains exhaustive coverage of topics of special importance in the Indian scenario including General Principles of Contract, Contracts with Government, Tenders, Interpretation of Engineering Clauses, Building Contracts, Approvals and Certificates, Blacklisting, Bank Guarantees, Performance of Contract, Breach and Frustration of Contracts, Liquidated Damages, Defects, Extension of Time, General Conditions of Contracts for CPWD, MES and FIDIC Conditions of Contract for works of Civil Engineering Construction with all updated amendments. Maximum case laws are covered under each head. It provides critical analysis of conflicting judgments and their consequences and contains relevant case law from the UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, France, Australia, New Zealand, etc. It references the works of prominent foreign authors including Hudson, Emden, Chitty, Watson and Creswell are also given.
The book provides a quick introduction to approaches and methods for the successful implementation of mergers and acquisitions. It summarizes the most accurate and understandable strategies, analytical tools and measures on corporate acquisitions and disposals including:
  • Planning, organization and implementation
  • Synergies, integration and post-acquisition management controlling
  • Processes and challenges in business valuation
  • Corporate Sales and Auctions It contains the following practical and useful checklists:
  • Description of acquisition or cooperation candidates
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Presentation of the buyer
  • Memorandum of Understanding (Letter of Intent)
  • Assessment of transactional objects
  • Project presentation to the Executive Board and Supervisory Board (Acquisition or sale)
  • Content of a sales memorandum
  • It also gives an overview of the regulatory framework governing mergers and acquisitions in India.

Mulla's Indian Contract Act still stands as the classic textbook on contract law even 90 years after the publication of the first edition and continues to provide clarity on what is an increasingly complex subject. The thirteenth edition presents an authoritative, revised and fully updated account of Indian contract law, including discussion of important recent cases and legislation like the Indian Contract (Amendment) Act, 1997 and the Information Technology Act, 2000. Corresponding developments in English law have also been discussed and thoroughly analyzed. Anyone involved with the law of contract can turn to Mulla secure in the knowledge that it covers all the key areas of law by way of a detailed and in-depth analysis. It is essential reading for any student of contract law and a valuable first point of reference for practitioners and academics.
It is a widely acclaimed classic and an authority on the law of contract and specific relief. This updated 14th edition incorporates all the legislative amendments and the essential case law up to May 2013 of the Supreme Court and the High Courts of India along with decisions from other common law jurisdictions such as United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Singapore, and Malaysia. Important topics have also been added in the text covering the latest developments in the field of contract. This detailed section-wise commentary on the Indian Contract Act, 1872 and the Specific Relief Act, 1963 not only deals with the fundamental concepts and principles applicable to the law of contract and specific relief but also includes principles governing international commercial transactions, i.e., the UNIDROIT Principles which aim at harmonizing the concepts in various legal systems.
The book examines the changes introduced by the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act 2015 in the context of contracts and their administration. It covers all significant decisions of the Supreme Court. The appendices to the book contain specimen clauses in a contract; rules relating to public procurement, national and international competitive bidding; updated Central Vigilance Commission guidelines on tender procedure; common flaws in contracts; and salient features of the World Bank procedures for procurement of goods, works and non-consulting services and for appointment of consultants.
This 5th edition contains an exhaustive explanation of the statutory provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 and a detailed commentary with Notes, Comments and Explanations of the UNCITRAL Model Law as also the corresponding sections of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The commentary on international commercial arbitration and enforcement of foreign awards has been enriched by using international case reports like Lloyd's Law Reports, All England Law Reports, Yearbook of Commercial Arbitration, etc.
It provides step-by-step guidance on company law procedures, both under the Companies Act, 2013, and, where applicable, under the Companies Act, 1956 and also covers the latest amendments to Rules, Forms and Fees under the Companies Act, 2013, along with clarifications. It also includes the recent SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 and quick reference tables on important compliances under SS-1 and SS-2 on board meetings and general meetings respectively. It also provides guidance on procedures, as well as corresponding drafts of Resolutions, Minutes, Notices, Agreements and other Precedents.
It contains commentary with latest case notes on important aspects of the Companies Act, 2013 with updated the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015. The book explains key compliance requirements relating to Director’s Interests and their Disclosures, Related Party Transactions and Insider Trading and includes reference to constitution of NCLT and NCLAT. It also contains a separate chapter on compliances under the SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015 and provides updated rules, regulations and removal of difficulties orders, notifications and circulars with cross reference given in the commentary. It includes useful tables and key compliance checklists relating to
  • Investments, Loans, Guarantees & Securities;
  • Kinds of Disclosure requirements under SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations;
  • Buy-back of shares; and
  • Board meetings.
This book is a gateway into the subject of competition law for anyone requiring a bird’s eye view into the proceedings of the Competition Commission of India. This compendium of cases from 2009–2014 in a tabular format is a first of its kind to provide a quick reference to all those who require an overview of the entire landscape of developments in competition law in relation to various sectors.
It is a comprehensive work that aptly highlights new laws, policies, cases, concepts, events and studies that have evolved cyber laws in the national and international spheres. It specially focuses on the development of laws in India including new bills and guidelines that were passed such as Electronic Delivery of Service Bill, 2013, the cabinet approval of the New Consumer Protection Bill 2015 and the new guidelines for the introduction of e-authentication technique using Aadhar-eKYC services. The book critically examines the emerging crimes such as trolling, sexting, and revenge porn and new developments such as Net Neutrality that have impacted the cyber world.
This great work by Sir DinshawFardunjiMulla is the most comprehensive and authoritative work on the Registration Act. This scholarly work illustrates and explains the provisions of the Act in a lucid, comprehensive and systematic manner and covers the latest case law and central and state legislative amendments relating to equitable mortgages, constructions of flats/ apartments, power of Attorney, sale certificates and sale agreements.
This exclusive and exhaustive coverage in two volumes provides a complete understanding of fundamental concepts and principles applicable to the Indian Contract Act, 1872 and the Specific Relief Act, 1963.It incorporates the landmark as well as other important decisions of the Supreme Court and the High Courts along with decisions of highest courts from common law jurisdictions, viz. United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Singapore and Malaysia, of the past decade.
It is a section-wise commentary on the Sale of Goods Act 1930 Recent developments in the law relating to the sale of goods and contracts in general have been explained. It discusses the impact of various international Conventions on international trade. The provisions of the Indian Act have been compared with the relevant sections of the English Act. Important precedents dating back to the 1800s have been retained to explain the historical background and development of the Act.
This book gives an account of international initiatives to combat the problem of money-laundering and critically analyses the provisions of the Prevention of Money- laundering Act, 2002. The book elaborates the Reserve Bank of lndia’s guidelines given to the banks, non-banking financial institutions and other institutions to combat the problem of money—laundering. This book is the most exhaustive work on the subject ever written in India.
This book is an Indian adaptation of Emden’s Building Contracts and Practice, a renowned treatise on building law, which was first published in 1882. It captures the changes in the legal framework of building contracts law over the last three decades in the UK and in India. This edition covers topics relevant to India such as Tenders, Interpretation of Engineering Clauses, Blacklisting and its consequences, Bank Guarantees, Liquidated Damages etc. Apart from this, the book has an exhaustive case law coverage from common law countries such as the US, UK, Australia and South Africa. Encyclopedic in its scope and authoritative in its commentary and analysis, this book considers all key standard construction contracts.
This book explores whether specific performance should be available as a general, rather than exceptional remedy, by removing or relaxing the restriction of inadequacy test. It also discusses the constraints that affect effective enforcement of a decree of specific performance. It examines the extent to which these limitations are necessary, and whether their limiting effect can be lessened. The book thoroughly investigates and critically analyses various Indian judgments involving the question of inadequacy or irreparable loss in contract related proceedings. This work also draws from the experiences of practicing advocates, academic writings, observations and decisions of Indian courts.
The book is about securitisation, a popular non-traditional mode of lending which involves conversion of non-marketable assets and debts into marketable securities. It is used for either raising capital or for reducing risk by companies. Title is divided into four parts. First part deals with the meaning of securitisation, asset reconstruction and non-performing loans along with an introduction to Indian laws concerning these concepts. Second part is a section wise commentary on the Securitisation, Asset Reconstruction and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 (SARFAESI). Part 3 and 4 contain the text of secondary legislation and other statutes which deal with securitization such as Recovery of Debts Due from Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993 (RDDBFI), debt recovery tribunal rules, etc. It captures significant advances in the law relating to securitisation which have been made on account of rulings of Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT), Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal (DRAT), courts and the Supreme Court.
This book, an outcome of the serious erudition of Dr M C Mehanathan, deals with the law on prevention of money—laundering elaborately. lt gives an account of international initiatives to combat the problem of money-laundering and critically analyses the provisions of the Prevention of Money- laundering Act, 2002. This book is the most exhaustive work on the subject ever written in India. Besides serving the members of the ’Bench and Bar’ as a reference manual, this book will also serve as a handbook of reference for officers of the banks, non-banking financial institutions and other institutions. The book in separate chapters, elaborates the Reserve Bank of lndia’s guidelines given to the banks, non-banking financial institutions and other institutions to combat the problem of money—laundering.
The book examines the position of sports within our constitutional framework, the upcoming sports policies, the increasing commercialisation of sports today and the challenges faced by sportspersons, event organisers and sports federations. This wide ranging work discusses current issues including the IPL probe report, doping controversies and related cases, gender discrimination, concerns about nationality in sports, and unresolved questions relating to broadcasting law and taxation of earnings from sports. A chapter is also devoted to the legacy of the Commonwealth Games 2010.

It incorporates all the legislative amendments and the essential case law up to May 2013 of the Supreme Court and the High Courts of India along with decisions from other common law jurisdictions such as United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Singapore, and Malaysia. This detailed section-wise commentary on the Indian Contract Act, 1872 and the Specific Relief Act, 1963 not only deals with the fundamental concepts and principles applicable to the law of contract and specific relief but also includes principles governing international commercial transactions, such as, the UNIDROIT Principles.

Other Titles
  • Corporate Laws
  • Markanda: Building & Engineering Contracts (Law & Practice)
  • Mulla: Indian Contract Act