Writings

My writings (from 2008: I continue as an editor of the blog now) on the IndiaCorpLaw blog can be accessed from this link. My writings (from 2008 to 2009) on the SpicyIP blog can be accessed from this link. In addition, links to some further published work are collated below:

Constitutional Law

The Supreme Court’s 4G Internet Order: Evasion by Abnegation” (Indian Constitutional Law & Philosophy, May 2020) [An abridged version was published by The Quint here]

India’s Doctrine of Judicial Evasion (Bloomberg Quint, September 2019)

Vijay Wadettiwar v State of Maharashtra: Constitutional Silences and ‘Fraud on the Constitution” (this was published in as a series of two posts on the Indian Constitutional Law & Philosophy blog)

“Sanjeev Coke – a critique: an evaluation of Article 39(b)” (2009) 21 (1) National Law School of India Review 163

Corporate and Commercial Laws

“The Law of Agency as applied in Company Transactions” (2008) 5 (3) European Company & Financial Law Review 280. (This is behind a paywall, though sometimes it does get opened up for public access. If you cannot access the article and was a copy, contact me.)

“Directing Minds & Agents: an essay on fraud and attribution” (2010) Journal of Business Law 271 (This is available through standard legal databases; but I am not sure if an open access version is available. Contact me if you want a copy.)

“The Scope and Effect of Umbrella Clauses” (2010) Vol. II No. 1 Trade, Law & Development 169

“The Application of the Single Meaning Rule to cases other than Defamation” (2010) International Company & Commercial Law Review 408 (This is available through standard legal databases; but I am not sure if an open access version is available. Again, if you want a copy, let me know.)

“Corporate Criminal Liability and Securities Offerings: Rationalising the Iridium-Motorola case” (co-authored with Prof. V. Umakanth) (2011) 23 (1) National Law School of India Review 109

The Stakeholder Approach Towards Directors’ duties under Indian company law: a comparative analysis” (co-authored with Prof. V. Umakanth) in Mahendra Pal Singh (ed.), The Indian Yearbook of Comparative Law 2016 (India: Oxford University Press, 2017) 95-120

Introduction to The Reform Decade: Corporate & Commercial Law in India (co-edited with Prof. V. Umakanth and V. Niranjan) (India: Eastern Book Company, 2020)

Taxation

“Country Review: India” (co-authored with Suyog Bhave) in Simon Whitehead (ed.), The Tax Disputes & Litigation Review (8th edn., 2020)

“Tripping over Transfer Pricing Regulations in India” (co-authored with T.P. Janani) (2013) 71 (12) Tax Notes International 1127

“Is Income from software taxable as ‘royalty’?” (ITAT Online, 2011) – this is an old write-up (there have been several more judgments and amendments to the statute since this was written)