Volume 1 Issue 2 May 2016

Data protection: Statutory backup

The history of data protection goes back 30 years in the world scenario when "Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data," was signed by the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France and thus the EU formulated a statutory way out


The University of Toledo College of Law plans to offer a certificate program in compliance beginning this fall.
Recently approved by the American Bar Association, the part-time program is intended to help professionals in health care, education, human resources ...


HC seeks compliance of Food Safety Law
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday directed owners of food manufacturing and processing units to file affidavits indicating the manner in which they follow provisions of Jammu and Kashmir Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006....


Dhanbad drive against child labour from today
The district administration of the coal city is all set to launch a crackdown on child labour to make the district free from child labour. Deputy Commissioner Kripanand Jha has issued a directive on Saturday to the state labour department...


Withdrawal of Employees’ Provident Fund-Confusion worst confounded
Under pressure from protesting trade unions, the Centre has cancelled a notification that tightened rules for the withdrawal of Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) accumulations till the age of 58...


Apparel exporters oppose amendment of Contract Labour Rules

Apparel exporters’ body, AEPC, has strongly opposed Rs 10,000 as minimum payable wages to contract labour, saying if it is implemented, the industry will not be able to afford the existing level of employment and hence capacities and turnover will be affected. READ MORE

Annual report under Sexual Harassment Law

Businesses in the city of Gurgaon employing 10 or more people must file their annual reports on compliance with the sexual harassment law within 30 days or face penalties, the local complaints committee has warned. READ MORE

Canada Revenue Agency's tax compliance crackdown reaps more money than expected

Newly released figures from the Canada Revenue Agency suggest the federal government's push to improve tax compliance has exceeded expectations dramatically. READ MORE

Change in Compliance Officer

SER Industries Ltd has informed BSE that Mr. K. P. Pandey - Compliance Officer had resigned from the post of Compliance officer on January 27, 2016 which was presented before the Board in its meeting held on the same day. READ MORE

NPPA clarifies implementation of prices fixed under DPCO 2013

The NPPA (National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority) has recently issued an office memorandum to clarify the doubts raised by manufacturers and retailers regarding implementation of prices of drugs revised in accordance with the DPCO (Drug Price Control Orders) from time to time. READ MORE

GM names new compliance officer amid structural changes

General Motors said on Wednesday that it has appointed Jeffrey Taylor as deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer — the latest sign that the automaker and the automotive industry continue to make adjustments... READ MORE

Legal Studies in India-Is it a farce?

I was in a seminar recently in New Delhi. A conglomeration of lawyers, bureaucrats, law students and academicians. I wasn’t a speaker. I was happy to be part of a dynamic audience... READ MORE

METRICH conducts compliance check at various businesses

The METRICH Enforcement Unit and the Ontario Police Department, with the assistance of staff members from Community Action for Capable Youth, conducted the alcohol and tobacco sales compliance operation... READ MORE

Prohibition of Sexual Harassment - Steps

To protect an organization in terms of liability, one should take sexual harassment seriously and follow these steps... READ MORE

SEBI has asked the Government to comply with the norms relating to independent directors

To ensure good corporate governance practices, markets regulator SEBI has asked the government to ensure that listed PSUs are in full compliance with the norms relating to independent directors... READ MORE

Retrospective Effect From FY 2014-15 Of Payment Of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015 Stayed By Various High Court

Upon representations from various industry bodies by way of writ petitions in various State High Courts challenging the retrospective effect from FY 2014-15, several high courts have stayed the retrospective operation temporarily... READ MORE