random draft notes on legal cobwebs in the Indian startup ecosystem and off-hand comments on certain judgments

Coaching Centre Guidelines 24 - the good, the bad and the ugly

19 Jan 2024 2 minute read 0 comments bitiuris

The recently announced guidelines for “Coaching Centres” by the Minstry of Education published on January 18, 2024 comes as a sigh of relief - for students and their guardians, and a slap on the wrist, at best, for the coaching institutes. Although t...


2 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments bitiuris

I. MEASUREMENTS AND PRICE DISTORTION cause   Land - Legal Metrology Act Commodities -Legal Metrology Act   II. DEVELOPMENT OF SECTORAL REGULATIONS VIS-A-VIS ROLE OF REGULATOR: 1935 TO 2020   RBI   Applicability of BCSBI Code of Commitment to Customer...

Judicial independence and executive interference

23 Jul 2022 5 minute read 0 comments bitiuris

Introduction   The founding members of the Indian Constitution emphasized on the doctrine of separation of powers while framing the constitution. It was influenced by Montesquieu’s idea of trias politica where the three key functions of the governmen...

Growth of Digital Enconomy - A Challenge for Competition Regulators

10 Jul 2022 9 minute read 0 comments bitiuris

Introduction An unprecedented growth of the digital economy in India was witnessed in the recent past with the massive expansion of the e-commerce, mobile taxi aggregator and e-wallet businesses. Digital Economy is driven by two factors – supply side...

Byju-Aakash merger as a case study for impact on the extant laws vis-a-vis judicial pronouncements and recent regulatory trends

8 Jul 2022 11 minute read 1 comment bitiuris

BACKGROUND OF THE DEAL    The acquisition of Aakash Educational Services Ltd. (Hereinafter, “Aakash”) by Byju’s (Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd.) - an educational technology or ed-tech upstart from India founded in 2011 by Byju Raveendran and Divya Gokulna...