The Personal Data Protection Bill 2018
Overarching Powers to the ‘State’?
‘Public Interest’ – A Veil Over the Vicious Privacy Cycle?
Impact on Global Services Delivery Model – A Business Dampener?
Cross Roads with SC Ruling on Right to Privacy – Aadhaar Judgement
Individual Consent – Confusions Around the Exceptions
Defining Ownership, Custody, Archival and Retention Mandates
The Exemption Criteria – Small Vs. Large – Fair Enough?
Managing Compliance Aspects at Vendor & Supplier Levels
Data as a National Asset – Conflicting Intentions?
Data Localisation Vs.Cross-border Data Flow – Concerns or Mere Cries?
Data Protection Authorities’ Control Over Data Processing-Weak Wickets?
Comparisons with CCPA &EU GDPR
Setting Benchmarks like US and Germany – Inviting Global Backlashes?
EU GDPR & MNCs in India – Impact Assessment
Technology Vs. Regulation – A Race with a Dead End Ahead?
DPIIT Vs. DIIP – A Tighter Grip Ahead?
Cybercrime in India – Shout for Laws & Regulation?
Role of Social Media Engines in Cyber Safety
Mergers & Acquisitions – CCI’s Participation Relevance & Quotient
Player Dominance – Unhealthy Competition?
Blockchain and Competition Law – Bridging the Ties
Digital World Algorithms – Anti-trade or Business Mapping?
Need of Allied Sectoral Regulators to enforce Level Playing Market field
Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 (SO Act) – Impact Assessment
Professional Indemnity Insurance – Concept & Relevance
TRAI’s OSP Registration Consultation – Relevance for IT/ITeS Sectors
POSH at Workplace – Recent Learnings & Regulatory Updates
‘Fixed-term Employment’ Amendment – Impact on the Sector
Dual Applicability of IT Act & IPC:
Sections 43, 65 and 66 of the IT Act
Sections 408 and 420 of the IPC
Technology M&A -Structuring & Legal Considerations
IT (Information Security Practices and Procedures for Protected System) Rules, 2018
The National Policy on Software Products 2019
Taxation for the Digital Economy – Needs Dissection?
Angel Tax – The Demon within for The Start-Ups
Draft e-commerce Policy – A Growth Spoiler?
Nonchalance for established Corporate Law Principles?
Rejig of Business Models & Product Mixes – Beyond Just Smartphones?
Policy’s Impact on Cash Burns – A Blessing in Disguise?
Regulatory Activism Vs. Innovation Maximisation – Choose
The Purpose Behind – Data Obsession in Play?
Data Localisation Imperative – Politics Over Business Intents?
DPIIT’s Review of the Stakeholders’ Views – Open Minded?
An Ideal Regulatory Approach – Economic Utilities or Private Entities?
e-commerce Norms, Trademark Rights & More – Clarifications Needed
Message to the World – Discouraging Foreign Investments?
WTO’s Observation on the Policy Draft – MFN aspects etc.
The Online Medicines Sale Ban – Ray of Hope Ahead?
Draft e-Pharmacy Rules – Are We Close?
Difference between a Marketplace and Actual Seller of Drugs
Registration Time Period – Lack of Clarity?
Intermediaries Guidelines Amendment Rules 2018 – Unsustainable & Blocks Innovation?
Rule 3(5), Rule 3(8), Blocking Order, etc.
Licensing and Regulation of App-based Aggregators Rules, 2017 and City Taxi Scheme, 2017 – Impact Assessment
Consolidated FDI Policy for e-Commerce – Striking Views & Rectification therein
The DIPP’s Press Note 2 of 2018 (FDI in E-Commerce)
FSSAI Rules for Aggregators – Reasonable Enough?
Recent Mergers – Tax Considerations & Impact on Traders
IP Commercialization – Secrets to An Ideal Portfolio
Technology Transfer & IP Commercialization
IP Diligence Challenges:
Developing Strategies, Proprietary Data, Protecting AI Generated Works
AI’s Tussle with IPR – Patenting Systems, Implementation,etc.
Authors behind Works Created Autonomously – Is there an end to the Debate?
Open Source Software – Legal Issues & Compliance Aspects:
Licensing, Copyright & GPLv2, etc.
India’s 1st Judgement on Standard Essential Patents – Clearing out some FRAND greys?
A Successful IP Licensing Group – Ideation & More
Unleashing Licensing as a Revenue Stream
Licensing Models – Demystifying the Complexities Within
IPR and Competition Law – Economic Impact, International Landscape & Antitrust Issues
Data Protection & IPR – Data Isn’t New Oil?
IPR and Open Innovation – Balance, FOSS Issues,etc.
INDRP & UDRP – Distinguishing Lines &Lessons Therefrom
Patenting Incentives for Startups – Untapped Potential
Patenting wrt Procedure or Technology in R&D eg. IoT/IoP Devices
3EU’s New Copyright Directive Proposal – Impact Assessment:
Strengthening IP Protection or Restricting Individual Internet Freedom?
Jurisdiction in case of Trade Mark Infringement wrt Internet
IP Theft – Tackling Losses & Control Points
Implications of AI, Scopes & Concept of Machine Learning
AI Analytics & Industry Application – Special Focus – HealthCare & BFSI
AI’s Pressure Points – Regulatory Compliance, Law, Privacy,and Ethics
Infringement Issues in AI Patents
AI Code of Ethics – High Time?
The Internet of Things:Responsibility for Data Exchange
Defining Consent Levels – Active, Passive & Informed
Internet of Things Insurance – The Next Level Conversation?
Unveiling the Digital Sky:India’s Draft Space Law – A Critical Review
Requirements for Operation of Civil Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (Drone Regulations)
IFMC Rules – Attached Territorial Disadvantages
Open Source Software Systems – Ownership & Licensing Aspects
Compliance Automation in India – Are We Good Enough?
The Big Data Analytics Lifecycle:
Data Sharing Agreements & Control of Data Exchange amongst Stakeholders
Fintech in India – Evolving Strategies & Structures
RBI Guidelines for Interoperability of PPIs – A Boon or A Bane?
RBI’s Stern Take on Data Localization – A Nightmare or A Necessity?
Crypto Currency – India’s Journey So Far & Way Forward
SCA – Next in Line after EU GDPR?
Understanding Blockchain Technology – Relevance with the Digital World
Blockchain Technology – Remedy for the Music Industry Royalty Issues?
Nexus between Blockchain & IP – Distribution Ledgers & More
Patentability of Block Chain Technology