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How Can International Tax Treaties Avoid Double Taxation? Mention Examples

What is an international tax treaty? Treaty is an international agreement between two states, and international law governs the terms of the treaty. An international tax treaty is a bilateral agreement between countries for preventing double taxing their respective citizens’ active or passive income. Lately, international tax treaties deal with many subjects apart from double…
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Importance of Trademark vis-à-vis artistic work in the media and entertainment industry.

A brief introduction on Trademarks and Artistic work Intellectual property is a creation of the mind; the property is intangible and provides the owner with some exclusive rights over it. The properties include literary, artistic or musical work; it can also include designs, scientific inventions, words, and even symbols.  The intellectual property rights are divided…
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Can A Foreign Citizen Inherit A Property In India? What’s The Inheritance Procedure Concerning NRI’s Property In India?

Who can inherit property Indian citizens can inherit properties in India without any restrictions. However, when we talk about foreign citizens and Indian citizens living abroad, the situation is not the same. To understand the law regarding inheritance of such persons, we need to understand the following terms: Foreigner: The term foreigner has been defined…
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What challenges are driving corporate legal towards matter management?

Matter Management Matter management entails corporate legal work, which is expansive than case management. Managing documents and contracts also form a part of matter management. Matter management process encompasses different aspects of matter like the various class of legal work, attorneys assigned to the case, allocating resources, and other similar aspects. These aspects are monitored,…
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GENERAL COUNSEL AND THE NEED FOR CLM

THE CHANGING PROFILE OF A GENERAL COUNSEL. General Counsel in the current time has vast complex responsibilities. They make sure that the firm gets into the least amount of unnecessary risks. They have a profile that makes it important to act increasingly as an advisor to the CEO for legal and business terms. A lawyer…
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Contract Management In The Cloud

Contract management doesn’t have to be cumbersome and a hassle for the organization. Usually, contract management is associated with stacked up files gathering dust somewhere in the organization, and people rummaging through the files in the hope of getting hold of vital information that the organization needs for a particular purpose- dispute or monitoring deadlines.…
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IS LITIGATION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE HITTING A TIPPING POINT?

Why are we talking about LMS? LMS has become an extremely crucial part of not only legal institutions but also to other institutions, including banking, insurance, etc. It improves productivity, expense management, accessibility to legal information, and provides more control over the overall institution so that desired results can be achieved easily. It helps manage…
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Reducing Litigation Cost: Effective Case Management

  Case Management – Overview Case Management is a systematic way to help reduce the cost of litigation and effectively manage cases for the benefit of both clients and lawyers. It is an approach that utilizes efficient management techniques to make the attorney-client relationship better and also determine litigation outcomes within a definite cost outline.…
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How is technology creating opportunities in the legal community?

Legal community and technology The legal community has aversed to technology mostly. While laptops have substituted typewriters, in the bigger scheme of things, this is minuscule or, at best, the legal community has witnessed a negligible change.  The legal field has continued to operate in the manner as it has been doing in the past.…
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Need for Liberalisation of the Indian Legal Market

Globalisation and the opening of the domestic economies by the respective countries have been one of the greatest phenomena of the last few decades. The inclusion of foreign players in the domestic economies has led to a significant economic boost, especially for developing countries. In the year 1990, India, as part of its substantial economic…
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