In the second part of this series, the authors examine the necessity of various surveillance measures that have been introduced in recent times and look at various domestic and international legislations to propose a robust and right-based framework to safeguard employees’ privacy.
Continue reading A Watchful Eye at Work: Evolving Workplaces and Emerging Employee Privacy Concerns (Part-2)
In the first part of this series, the authors analyse the transformation that workplaces and employee monitoring practices have undergone in light of increasing digitisation, remote work and the COVID-19 pandemic. They highlight how monitoring employees’ performance at work borders on surveillance and intrudes upon employees’ privacy in disproportionate and unjustified ways. Continue reading A Watchful Eye at Work: Evolving Workplaces and Emerging Employee Privacy Concerns (Part-1)
In this post the author discusses the Pre-Packaged Insolvency Resolution Process (PRIRP) introduced recently by the government for MSMEs with a minimum default of Rs. 10 lakh and a maximum of Rs. 1 Crore. The author presents an analysis of the various statutes and legal provisions that come into play and suggests changes to facilitate the process for smoother insolvency resolution. Continue reading PRIRP for MSME Sector: Revisiting the scope of resolution applicants Under Section 29A
In this article, the authors discuss whether the government can force the citizens to give up their Fundamental Rights to avail a government benefit, in light of the recent Jharkhand High Court order which made it mandatory for an under-trial to download the Aarogya Setu Application in order to get a bail. Continue reading Whether the State can Force Citizens to Give Up their Rights in Exchange for Government Benefits? An Analysis in Light of Aarogya Setu being made Mandatory for Getting Bail
In this post, the author draws an analysis of the safeguards which the competition law regime in India offers, in regard to the current situation of economic crisis, by comparing it with those offered in other jurisdictions. By doing so, he calls for the need for creating joint ventures among market players for mitigating the effect of the crisis. Continue reading An Analysis of the Indian Competition Law Regime During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In this post, the author attempts to analyse the current position with respect to the laws and policies concerning telemedicine and health-data protection in India. The author further examines the gap in the implementation and suggests the boosting up of telemedicine by ensuring the effective implementation of the data protection laws of our country. Continue reading Ensuring Effective Implementation of Data Protection Laws to Secure Telemedicine: The Need of the Hour
In this post, the author stresses upon the need to legislate to ensure the safety of healthcare personnel from the instances of violence against them. Further, the author sheds light on the draft bill on Protection Against Healthcare Professionals, 2019, and how it could be beneficial in safeguarding the interests of healthcare personnel in these stressful and unprecedented times. Continue reading Protection of Healthcare Personnel against Violence- A Wake-Up Call Amidst Crisis
In this post, the authors analyse whether the current pandemic situation qualifies as a force majeure event through various judgments and how it could lead to the frustration of contracts. They also write about what approach the courts should opt while hearing cases of breach of contract and suggests certain measures the government could take to provide relief Continue reading Coronavirus: Answering the Legal Dilemma
In this post, the author warns about the possible violation of the right to privacy by the government, through tech-based companies, in light of the current pandemic. He concludes by suggesting the way to keep our data protected. Continue reading Big Tech and Privacy Concern during the Pandemic: A Ticking Timebomb?