Archive for August 2018

Dear Lawyers, Here’s Why Legalese is the Solution to All Your Problems!

My boss told me today “the only tool a lawyer has is his words!” I am a young lawyer,  a topper of my  batch at law school. I thought I was a rock star till I started working. I could see  myself floundering, especially when it comes to drafting documents or presenting arguments despite having a sound knowledge of law. My senior, Mr. Sharma, called me one day and asked, […]

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Building a Resume: 5 Minute Guide

Resumes serve a two-fold purpose. For the Applicant, it is a Marketing tool highlighting his USP.  For the Employer, it is a Screening tool to separate wheat from chaff. Multiple studies have shown that the average time spent by a recruiter in looking at a Resume is 5 to 7 seconds. This small window of time is enough to initiate the process of getting into your dream organization. If a […]

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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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