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SS Rana & Co | India | 7 Sep 2022

Supreme Court on Vicarious Liability of Partner for Cheque Dishonour

The Hon’ble Supreme Court vide its order dated May 09, 2022 in the matter of Dilip Hariramani v. Bank of Baroda has observed that a person cannot be…
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SS Rana & Co | India | 7 Sep 2022

The Vicious Cab Cancelling circle: Legal perspective

Successfully booking a cab and reaching their destination on time has become a colossal task for most passengers nowadays. Passengers first often…
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Covington & Burling LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Jun 2022

Civil Liability in Sports Injury Cases

In Fulham Football Club v Jones [2022] EWHC 1108 (QB), the English High Court set out important guidance on the legal principles to be applied when…
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Clyde & Co LLP | United Kingdom | 5 May 2022

Vicarious Liability: Is the Employer to blame?

Mary Edis and Paul Smith discuss issues of vicarious liability in these two cases involving an employee carrying out an unauthorised act which causes…
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LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors | Nigeria | 22 Apr 2022

‘Nuptial Knots’: A Discourse on Employment Vicarious Liability Scenarios

The employer-employee relationship (E-ER) is in many ways akin to that of a husband and a wife; colloquially, employment is a sort of 'wedding'…
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Khaitan & Co | India | 31 Mar 2022

Analysis of individual or personal liability in Indian competition law

An often-overlooked provision under section 48 of the Competition Act 2002 empowers the Competition Commission of India to heavily penalise and attribute liability to individuals. Section 48 suggests that an individual can be held liable, even if they are not actively or explicitly involved in the contravening entity's activities. Considering this, employees cannot disregard the potential......
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Fox Williams LLP | United Kingdom | 1 Mar 2022

Direct(or) responsibility: 10 ways a director could be held personally liable in 2022

A recently published case has shone a new light on the well-known fact of English company law - that a company has its own legal personality and is…
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Jupiter Law Partners | India | 28 Feb 2022

Vicarious Liability of Directors and Management officials in Criminal Offences - Developing Jurisprudence in India

Indian courts including the Hon’ble Supreme Court (“SC”) have had some opportunities in recent years in dealing with the issue of vicarious liability…
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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 4 Feb 2022

Vicarious liability: Is an employer liable for injuries caused by its employees’ practical jokes?

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision that an employer was neither negligent nor vicariously liable when an employee seriously injured a…
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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 14 Dec 2021

Adding the treating dentists in Vicarious Liability cases: Part 19 or Part 20?

Vicarious liability (VL) and non-delegable duty (NDD) are hot topics in a dental context. In the recent High Court case of Hughes v Rattan the Court…
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