Employment & Labour Laws

Areness advises on all forms of employment law matters and contracts including boardroom disputes, transaction support such as transfer of undertakings, transfer of accumulated employee benefits of outgoing employees to a new employer, redundancies, and dismissals, tax issues related to Employment restructuring, etc.

Moreover, we also advise on the procedure for disciplinary inquiry and rights of a delinquent employee and other aspects such as hiring, remuneration, taxes, executive compensation and termination of employees. We guide in conducting employment audits to evaluate legal compliance and assist in designing, documenting and reviewing employee benefit plans and arrangements, including incentive, bonus and severance programs.

Besides we also conduct background checks and guide employers through structural changes, and drafting of prevention of sexual harassment (POSH) policies, participating in POSH proceedings, conducting training for employees as well as Internal Complaints Committee members, and acting as external members of POSH Committees.

Opinions

GENERICIDE: DEATH OF A TRADEMARK

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THE BATTLE OF “MASALAS”: MONOPOLISING GENERIC WORDS

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OTT platforms- Regulated or Censored?

A glimpse at the IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021

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Research and Insights

SALE AS A GOING CONCERN UNDER LIQUIDATION: A SAFTEY TOOL

The enactment of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (‘Code’) introduced a revamped regime for the liquidation of companies for which insolvency resolution has failed.

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Arcelormittal India Private Limited Vs. Satish Kumar Gupta & Ors.: Filling of Judicial Granite in 29A(c) of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016

‘Quando aliquid prohibetur ex directo, prohibetur et per obliquum’, meaning what cannot be done directly, cannot be done indirectly,

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Extinguishment of prior criminal liabilities of a Corporate Debtor: A safety armour for Resolution Applicants

The jurisprudence developing around the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (hereinafter referred to as ‘I & B Code’) is, nowadays, focused on affording protection

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