Analysing the Personal Data Protection Bill with respect to the GDPR

Analysing the Personal Data Protection Bill with respect to the GDPR

At the moment, data is recognized globally as one of the organizations’ most important assets, thus prompting the need for a strict data protection standard.  Data is one of the company’s most important properties. When the data economy grows, businesses compile, exchange and use data at a tremendous price. Companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon…

Lessons from the United States Withdrawal from the World Health Organisations

Lessons from the United States Withdrawal from the World Health Organisations

Introduction  President Trump in a press conference has declared that the US is soon ending its relationship with the World Health Organization. With this move of the US, it seems that along with the COVID 19 pandemic the leading international health organization is also stuck in a political quandary. This blog first attempts to analyse the…

Assassination of Major General Soleimani: An International Law Perspective

Assassination of Major General Soleimani: An International Law Perspective

On January 3, a US drone strike near Baghdad Airport killed Major General Qaseem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Quds Force. In addition to Soleimani, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF’s), and four others including an airport protocol officer of PMF were also killed. Soleimani’s killing sent shockwaves across the…

IT IS ALL ABOUT THE SEAT! Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS v OOO “Insurance Company Chubb” & Ors  [2020] EWCA Civ 574

IT IS ALL ABOUT THE SEAT! Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS v OOO “Insurance Company Chubb” & Ors [2020] EWCA Civ 574

BACKGROUND The claimant, “Enka”, was a sub-contractor of CJSC Energoproekt in the construction of the Berezovskaya power plant in Russia. The contract contained a dispute resolution clause (Clause 50.1), with three levels of dispute resolution. The third being a three-member tribunal arbitration seated in London, as per the ICC Rules of Arbitration, and to be…

LEGALITY OF LETHAL AUTONOMOUS WEAPON SYSTEMS VIS-A-VIS INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW PRINCIPLES

LEGALITY OF LETHAL AUTONOMOUS WEAPON SYSTEMS VIS-A-VIS INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW PRINCIPLES

Technologies have come to a point where such systems can be implemented within years (if not legally but practically). The instant introduction of automated technology and AI implies that in the near future, Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (hereinafter LAWS) can become a reality.  The stakes are high: LAWS, after gunpowder and nuclear weapons, would be…