COVID-19 and Force Majeure Event: India Position

History Force-Majeure (pronounced / force – ma – ju – er) is a concept that can be traced back to France and their civil procedure code. Literally meaning a greater force is a legal concept that upon an extraordinary event or circumstance occurring which was beyond the reasonable control of either of the parties to

Amendment of Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (FCRA)

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020 (Amendment) was notified by the Government of India on 29.09.2020, for amending specific provisions of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (FCRA). Highlights of the Amendment: 1. Addition of “public servant” to prohibition clause i.e., Section 3 of the Act. The intent has been to widen the ambit of