Tzu-Chiang (Leo) Huang 1. Introduction On 31 May 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upheld a district court ruling blocking a Texas social media law (HB20) from taking effect in NetChoice, LLC v Paxton. The contentious Texas law, prompted by conservative complaints aiming to free social media users from “Silicon Valley censorship”,… More The Rise of a New Freedom of Expression Paradigm in the Algorithmic Society? Comparing the US and the EU Approaches
Bhargavi G Iyer and Ojaswi Bhagat Abstract The present article is an analysis of the legal framework for killer acquisitions and the protection of nascent enterprises through the international competition law perspective. In the present article, the authors also seek to examine the potential of bolstering the international competition law regime in order to make… More Pilfering The Pinions Of Nascent Innovation: Examining Killer Acquisitions Through An International Competition Law Perspective
Avanti Deshpande Introduction The drawbacks and inadequacies of the existing international legal framework to combat environmental crimes have been widely acknowledged and documented. Over the past decade, the chorus for the inclusion of a separate, autonomous crime to tackle severe, long-term environmental damage has been growing consistently. While the renewed and apparently increasing interest in… More Recognising Ecocide as an International Crime: Rejecting Anthropocentricism by Embracing an Eco-Centric Approach
Chaturbhuj Yadav and Hridyanand Ojha Introduction The English and Welsh High Court (‘EWHC’) case, LLC Agronefteprodukt v. Ameropa AG (‘LLC Agronefteprodukt’) sets the context for this note’s discussion. The authors note that the approach to consolidate parallel arbitration proceedings remains controversial: it varies by jurisdiction and even between courts within the same jurisdiction. In LLC… More Multiple Contracts and Single Arbitration in LLC Agronefteprodukt v Ameropa AG: Moving Closer to the Indian Position?
Aarushi Gupta and Prajakta Pradhan 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 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
Emily Ottley 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. This is the point at which the foetus could survive outside the womb. 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?
Sanjana L. B. and Sanah Javed 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. The new framework leans towards industry self-regulation, and broadly categorises artificial intelligence systems based… More EU’s New AI Regulation: Addressing Liability Concerns and Its Interplay with the GDPR – Sanjana L B and Sanah Javed
Rachelle Lam 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 argues that such an assumption is premised… More Proportionality vs Rationality Review: A False Dichotomy?
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, governments across the globe have implemented unprecedented lockdowns in an attempt to contain this novel virus. Currently,… More Privacy or Survival: Covid-19 to be the Death Knell for the Right to Privacy
Lokesh Vyas & Umang Sethi, Introduction If creativity is a field, copyright is the fence. 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 creators. The advent of social media and the internet has started… More The Future of Intellectual Property Rights – an End to Monopoly?