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Sale Deed and Agreement to Sell: A Comparative Study

An agreement to sell an immovable property is not the same as a sale deed for the same property. These documents are not synonymous. We look at the meaning of the two documents, clauses, and differences that home and other property buyers and sellers should be
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Non-Disclosure Agreement

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is a legal contract between at least two parties that outlines confidential material, knowledge, or information that the parties wish to share with one another for certain purposes, but wish to restrict access to or by third pa
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Sole Proprietorship v. One Person Company

A sole proprietorship is an unregistered business with an individual owner who pays personal income tax on profits earned from the business. It is the simplest form of business structure with very little government regulation. Forming sole proprietorships is p
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Registration of Companies in India

For someone who wants to launch a business, navigating the procedural aspects can often be tedious and challenging. If you have chosen a company as your preferred business structure, more questions arise in terms of documentation, registration, and allied proc
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Partnership v. Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

A Partnership is a form of business operation wherein the partners agree to pool their capital and resources, to run a business carried on by all the partners or any one partner on behalf of all the partners and share profits and losses in the manner prescribe
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Legal Aid in India

The help of an expert is often essential not merely to enforce or defend legal rights but to recognize, identify and define them. Legal Aid implies giving free legal service to the poor and needy who cannot afford the services of a lawyer for the conduct of a
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Introduction to Copyright, Patent, and Trademark & Comparative Study

A copyright is a collection of rights automatically vested to you once you have created an original work. To understand how these rights can be used or licensed, it is helpful to analogize them to a bundle of sticks, where each stick represents a separate righ
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Alternate Dispute Resolution- Methods and Advantages

While dealing with people, whether in business or in your personal life, differences of all kinds tend to arise. There are cultural differences, personality differences, differences of opinion, situational differences, etc. Unresolved differences lead to disag
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Electronic Contracts--Legal Validity In India?

What are Electronic Contracts or Online Contracts? With the recent advancement in the areas of computer technology, information is transmitted and received widely and more rapidly than ever before. ‘E-commerce’ is the means of buying and selling i
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Rental Agreements

A rent agreement, also known as a lease agreement, is a written contract between the owner of a property (the landlord) and the tenant who takes it on rent. It is good to have a written rental agreement in place if the relationship between the landlord and the
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Partnership Deed

A partnership firm is a popular form of organisation for starting a new business. It is an association between two or more persons who have agreed to form a lawful business and to share the profits of a business carried on by all or any of them acting for all.
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Why should legal documents be executed on Stamp Paper?

Documents, when executed on stamp paper of the prescribed value, are valid and legitimate. Documents that are properly stamped are proper legal documents and can be admitted as evidence by the court. A document inadequately stamped is liable to be impounded an
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