Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs)

Background: Transfer pricing has long been a taxing issue for both multinational corporations and tax authorities. Over the last few years, transfer pricing has been under tremendous scrutiny by …

Rohingya Problem – From Past to Present

Who are the Rohingyas: The Rohingya are an ethnic Muslim minority group living primarily in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state; they practice a Sufi-inflected variation of Sunni Islam. The estimated …

Consolidation of Banks – from Top to Bottom

Introduction: Post the financial sector reforms in India, banking sector has played a key role in advancing and sustaining economic growth. However, since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008, …

Locky Ransomware – Be Cautious!

What is Ransomware: Ransomware is a form of malicious software that locks up the files on your computer, encrypts them, and demands that you pay to get your files …

BRICS – Everything Explained

How the word BRIC come about: In 2001, Jim O’Neill of the American bank Goldman Sachs had first coined the phrase ‘BRIC’, in a report ‘Building Better Global Economic …

Vice-President of India

The Vice-President of India is the second-highest constitutional office in India after the President. Article 63 of Indian Constitution states that “there shall be a Vice-President of India.” The Vice-President acts as President in …

Section 377 and Controversy Surrounding it

The Supreme Court’s decision to hear in open court curative petitions – the last legal recourse available to litigants – on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) is …