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By Nishant Ahlawat Techno Legals LLP 28 August 2014 Scenario With rise of e-commerce in India and the world, new and na├»ve form of e-commerce business models and technologies are coming up every minute in market. In fact some of these services have become integral part of our day today life and have changed the way we travel, we shop, we buy items of our daily needs, etc. On other perspective these concepts or models may either be identical or distinct of each other, but all of these streams have one common feature. This common feature is their dependency on multiple software platforms for effective running and smooth execution of their concepts.  Now be it a startup or an IT giant, they all have their technical dependency on in-house or outside Technical teams for their IT resource development depending upon multiple factors like skills, team size, turn- around time, costing etc. Like any other business, getting a software developed also requires to be safeguarded with


By Nishant Ahlawat The trends and facts As per a report published in India Today [i] Indian Internet users will surpass the number in the US by the end of this year and around 500 million people will be online by 2018,  as per Rajan Anandan, managing director, Google India. Going by the statistics of various social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Pinterest etc. legal exposure seems to increase every second for internet users. The infographic [ii] below covers all the latest Social Media facts, figures, numbers and statistics of 2014. Some of the mind-blowing facts are mentioned here: 75% of the engagement on a Facebook post happens in the first 5 hours. 53% of interaction between Google+ user and a brand is positive. 44% of users on Twitter have never sent a tweet! 84% of women and 50% of men stay active on Pinterest. More than 2 users sign-up for LinkedIn every second. 23% of teens consider Instagram as their favourite social network. Weeken

Recovery of cheque bounce money becomes difficult: Change in Jurisdiction of Section 138 NI Act Cases : SC

Recovery of cheque bounce money becomes difficult: Change in Jurisdiction of Section 138 NI Act Cases Landmark Judgement by Supreme Court of India changes the way Cheque Bounce Section 138 NI Act cases are filed. In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court of India has changed he way Cheque Bounce Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act cases are prosecute a person who had presented the cheque which bounced for insufficiency of funds. Earlier, a case under Section 138 could be filed by holder of the cheque at four different places of his choice including his place of business or residence. But, now after this landmark judgement in the case of Supreme Court of India has ruled that from now onwards a case can be filed only at the place where the branch of the bank on which the bounced cheque was drawn is located. Dashrath Rupsingh Rathod Versus State of Maharashtra & Anr. Source Dashrath Rupsingh Rathod Versus State of Maharashtr