Joinder Provision under the 2021 ICC Arbitration Rules: A Nail in the Coffin of Party Autonomy

Aarushi Gupta and Prajakta Pradhan[1]   Introduction Due to a rampant increase in international trade in recent years, multi-party and multi-contract disputes are now prevalent in international arbitration. The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) 2019 Dispute Resolution Stats[2] reveals that out of the 869 total cases filed in 2019, one third of them involved multi-party… More Joinder Provision under the 2021 ICC Arbitration Rules: A Nail in the Coffin of Party Autonomy

Texas’ six-week abortion ban: how did this happen and what will happen next?

Emily Ottley[1]   Introduction Unlike in England and Wales, gestators (pregnant persons) in the United States of America (US) have a constitutional right to abortion until the foetus becomes viable.[2] This is the point at which the foetus could survive outside the womb.[3] Despite this, a law that effectively prohibits abortion from just six weeks… More Texas’ six-week abortion ban: how did this happen and what will happen next?

EU’s New AI Regulation: Addressing Liability Concerns and Its Interplay with the GDPR – Sanjana L B and Sanah Javed

EU’s New AI Regulation: Addressing Liability Concerns and Its Interplay with the GDPR Sanjana L. B. and Sanah Javed[1]   Abstract The European Union has spearheaded regulation in the digital space and the recent proposal to regulate artificial intelligence is a testament to this. Much like the GDPR, the proposed AI regulation envisages extraterritorial application.… More EU’s New AI Regulation: Addressing Liability Concerns and Its Interplay with the GDPR – Sanjana L B and Sanah Javed

Proportionality vs Rationality Review: A False Dichotomy? – Rachelle Lam

Proportionality vs Rationality Review: A False Dichotomy? Rachelle Lam[1]   Introduction In English Administrative Law, much ink has been spilt over the relative intensities of review of a proportionality standard, as opposed to a test of unreasonableness, and whether the former should replace the latter as a general head of substantive judicial review. This article… More Proportionality vs Rationality Review: A False Dichotomy? – Rachelle Lam

PRIVACY OR SURVIVAL: COVID-19 TO BE THE DEATH KNELL FOR THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY – Hetal Doshi

PRIVACY OR SURVIVAL: COVID-19 TO BE THE DEATH KNELL FOR THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY   Hetal Doshi, Student at National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi, India. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a relative standstill. With more than 2 million fatalities and 103 million positive cases,[1] governments across… More PRIVACY OR SURVIVAL: COVID-19 TO BE THE DEATH KNELL FOR THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY – Hetal Doshi

The Future of Intellectual Property Rights – an End to Monopoly?

THE FUTURE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS – AN END TO MONOPOLY? Lokesh Vyas[1] & Umang Sethi[2], Introduction If creativity is a field, copyright is the fence.[3] Oswald’s aphorism makes sense when read in light of the recent trend of abolishing monopoly from Intellectual Property (IP) rights. Here, monopoly signifies the exclusive rights given to the… More The Future of Intellectual Property Rights – an End to Monopoly?