Blockchain Technology – An Amateur’s Guide

You (Person A) want to electronically send a monetary amount to Person B. You access your wallet via an electronic key. You initiate the transaction. This transaction is broadcast to a particular network. The entities on this network will verify that you have enough value in your wallet in order to transfer the desired amount to Person B. Once verified, they will confirm the transaction. The money can then be moved from […]

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Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market – the EU Controversy Explained

Till a month ago, the world waited with bated breath as members of the European Parliament contemplated a proposed directive to herald a new Copyright Law within the European Union. This Directive aims to create a digital single market and has been named as such. However, the proposal has been a hotbed for controversy right since its very inception in 2016. While many advocate both for and against its enforcement, not […]

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DNA Technology Bill – Everything You Need to Know

Law is organic. It is ever-evolving. Its most difficult challenge, however, is to evolve as quickly as the changes being embraced by the society. It is indeed a tough task considering the breakneck speed at which we are advancing. Arguably, the biggest fear facing society today is the probable inability of law to keep pace with advancement in technology. We cannot govern what the law has not envisaged. And, what […]

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What’s the Fuss about E-Learning?

My co-passenger on a flight from Ahmedabad to Mumbai was a lawyer. She had majorly been assisting senior advocates and handling Arbitration matters for the last 5 years, ever since she graduated as a lawyer. However, on the flight that evening, she sounded pretty much done with Arbitration. Since her graduation days, she shared, she had been following up on cases around Sports Law and has always harboured a keen […]

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First Job Jitters? Here’s How to Keep your Cool!

Finished your studies, got placed and looking forward to joining your first job? Congratulations! You’ve made it this far. A new job tends to give jitters to even the most seasoned lot. Thus, when it is your first job, it’s only natural that to feel stressed. However, the first job always has an advantage because your mind is free. It’s a completely fresh start. There are no yardsticks. There is no prior work culture […]

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Blockchain – The Concept and its Legal aspects

Blockchain made its debut when Bitcoin was introduced to the world as a peer to peer version of electronic cash in 2009. While Blockchain cannot be discussed without reference to Bitcoin – Bitcoin is just one of the several hundred applications that use blockchain technology. So what is Blockchain? Blockchain is exactly what the name means– a technology that allows blocks of information to be created and stored in a […]

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Law as a Career – Stride to Success

The Indian education system, by default, creates multiple stages of stress in the academic journey of students. Arguably, the most intense amongst these is the Higher Secondary Examination (HSC or 12th board). HSC students are on the verge of choosing their life path (well, almost) after their exams. This dilemma is unexplainable – for some, it is the lack of options, and for others, it is the ocean of options […]

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