It is indisputable that the advertising sector has become a high-stakes field which merits a comprehensive and well-defined regulatory system to ensure that the interests of the all the relevant stakeholders are represented and cared for. In this post Namrata Bhagwatula and Nikita Tanwar analyse the status-quo pertaining to the regulation of advertisements in India and discuss the urgent need of a comprehensive and uniform statutory framework to comprehensively govern the advertising sector.

The Global Undertones of The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

The introduction of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 (the “Bill”) and the advent of the new data protection regime in India has brought along new apprehensions with respect to the potential effect of these changes on the currently thriving Indian digital economy. In this post, we analyse the provisions of the proposed Bill against its global counterparts, with special emphasis on the GDPR, in an effort to contemplate upon the future of informational privacy in India.

FIFA World Cup 2018: The Subasic Conundrum

On the eve of the semi-final of the FIFA World Cup 2018 between Croatia and England, Abhimanyu Baheti focuses his attention on the man of the moment - Croatian goalkeeper Danijel Subasic, who garnered attention for a historic penalty shootout performance against Denmark and his celebration afterwards.

Football Hero Turned Administrator Villain: Examining the Legal Issues of Michel Platini's Downfall

Michel Platini is one of the most revered footballing hero in France. He is also one of the most maligned names in world football because of his involvement in FIFA's corruption scandal that broke in 2015, taking down powerful administrators like Sepp Blatter and Chuck Blazer. Platini was convicted for accepting a "disloyal payment" of CHF 2,000,000.In this article, Abhimanyu Baheti explores the legal implications of the "disloyal payment" received by Platini and the rulings of the various judicial bodies that adjudicated on this issue.