Radu Botez

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Kanoon conundrum: locating court judgments in India

Kanoon conundrum, locating court judgments in India

One of India’s largest conglomerates, the Sahara Group found itself at the heart of a large-scale investment scandal when it emerged that two of its firms had raised money from investors throughan investment scheme deemed illegal by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The group’s chairman, Subrata Roy, has been in Delhi’s Tahrir jail since March last year, after failing to follow an order of the country’s Supreme Court to repay its investors - nearly 22 million, many of them from the rural areas.

Posted Thursday July 23, 2015

Behind the paywall: Thailand's Business Data Warehouse

 Image credit: Joan Campderrós-i-Canas, CC-BY-2.0, via Flickr.

Fighting corruption was one of the grounds put forward by the military junta when, in May 2014, they seized power in Thailand, indicting the former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra over a rice subsidies scheme, allegedly used to buy votes. In October last year, the junta duly found itself in the midst of corruption allegations over procurement of equipment for Government House. In the latest instalment of our Behind the Paywall blog series, we take a look at how to run corporate registration checks in order to conduct due diligence in this complex environment.

Posted Thursday May 21, 2015

Radu Botez

Recent Posts

Kanoon conundrum: locating court judgments in India

Kanoon conundrum, locating court judgments in India

One of India’s largest conglomerates, the Sahara Group found itself at the heart of a large-scale investment scandal when it emerged that two of its firms had raised money from investors throughan investment scheme deemed illegal by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The group’s chairman, Subrata Roy, has been in Delhi’s Tahrir jail since March last year, after failing to follow an order of the country’s Supreme Court to repay its investors - nearly 22 million, many of them from the rural areas.

Posted Thursday July 23, 2015

Behind the paywall: Thailand's Business Data Warehouse

 Image credit: Joan Campderrós-i-Canas, CC-BY-2.0, via Flickr.

Fighting corruption was one of the grounds put forward by the military junta when, in May 2014, they seized power in Thailand, indicting the former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra over a rice subsidies scheme, allegedly used to buy votes. In October last year, the junta duly found itself in the midst of corruption allegations over procurement of equipment for Government House. In the latest instalment of our Behind the Paywall blog series, we take a look at how to run corporate registration checks in order to conduct due diligence in this complex environment.

Posted Thursday May 21, 2015