Independence of proceedings of Special Courts and Enforcement Authorities under PMLA

Case: Navdeep Singh vs. Assistant Director, Directorate of Enforcement Judgement Copy¬†/ MANU/PH/1764/2018 In this case before the High Court of Punjab and Haryana (Court), the petitioner, Navdeep Singh, had filed a petition for quashing of complaint under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA). Prior to this, there was specific information with the police […]

Court allows simultaneous proceedings against directors for alleged antitrust violation

Introduction On 18 December 2018 the division bench of the Delhi High Court (comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao) reconfirmed its earlier decision in Cadila(1) and held that simultaneous inquiries could be undertaken into Monsanto and its directors and officers for their alleged violation of the Competition Act 2002 (for further […]