201601.30
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NCDRC -Repudiation of policy claim on the ground of non-disclosure of material facts

NATIONAL CONSUMER DISPUTE REDRESSAL COMMISSION (NCDRC) has laid down that  “Hypertension is a common ailment and it can be controlled by medication and it is not necessary that a person suffering from hypertension would always suffer a heart attack,” NCDRC granted relief  to a person whose insurance cover for Bypass Surgery was repudiated by the…

201601.22
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Withdrawal of department’s appeals pending before HC & CESTAT

F.No.390/Misc./163/2010-JC Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs New Delhi , 21st January ,2016 To, 1. All Principal Chief Commissioners / Chief Commissioners and Directors General under the Central Board of Excise and Customs. 2. CC (AR), Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal. 3. All Principal Commissioners /Commissioners of…

201601.05
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CBEC Circular Dtd 10.12.2015 Is Applicable to All Pending Appeals

CBEC has clarified vide Instruction .390/Misc./163/2010-JC dtd 01.01.2016 that the previous Circular  No. 21/2015 Dated-10th December, 2015, is applicable to all pending appeals . It is pertinent to note that Circular  No. 21/2015 Dated-10th December, 2015 had  enhanced the monetary limit for filing appeals by the department in CESTAT to Rs 10 lakhs and Rs 15 lakhs in HC’s  ….

201601.04
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Proposed Changes  In Trademark Amendment Rules,2015

The proposed  changes in the draft Trademark Amendment Rules, 2015, are the following:  Application With Brief Description – All applications shall have to be filed with a mandatory brief description of trademark of goods or services in words . Increase in Application Fees : The following types of application will require payment of enhanced fees by…

201601.02
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Competition Commission of India – Orders As On 31st Dece 2015

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Group’s India wealth management business by Sanctum Wealth. Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed a complaint filed by Meru Cabs Company against Uber alleging that they were following predatory pricing to increase its market share. Competition Commission of India (CCI)…