Introduction to Commercial Arbitration

Arbitration is one of Alternative Dispute Resolution methods which are able to use for replacing the traditional way of litigation in court. Considering with time consumption in the litigation process, this is the best way to resolve disputes. Hence, many of Commercial Disputes are nowadays resolving disputes using arbitration. There are two ways of Arbitration. […]

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An Introduction to Software License – (Part-I)

What is Software License? Software License is a legal instrument that governs how the software can be used and distributed. Usually, software is Copyright protected unless it’s available in the Public Domain (Artistic works that, are not covered under the Intellectual Property Law. There is no individual artist owns the work. It is owned by […]

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Global Legal Framework for Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a digital currency/cryptocurrency that is not supported by any country’s central bank or government. It’s different from other online transactions. We can say it’s peer to peer (P2P) transaction. We cannot see third-party involving here. Also, Bitcoin is sent between addresses via online, hence do not want to be tied to real world identity. […]

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“The Pirate Bay” – copyright infringement on the Internet

Famous Website call “The Pirate Bay”, is one of the world’s largest file-sharing services on the Internet. It allows users to exchange digital material such as music, films, and computer games. Fredrik Neij (who is a Swedish national) and Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi (who is a Finnish national) are the founders of the website.  In January […]

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Sri Lanka Central Bank Bond Issues.

Constitutional Provisions  Article 3 of the 1978 constitution declares that sovereignty is in the People. Also, it is inalienable. It includes the powers of the government. Accordingly, people have the power to govern the country.  The people shall be exercised their sovereign power via three main bodies which are; Legislative    ⇒   Parliament Executive […]

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Federal Judge Blocks Federal Contractor “Blacklisting” Order

 By Jonathan Crotty, Michel Vanesse Executive Order 13673, entitled “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” requires certain federal contractors to disclose to the contracting officer violations over the past three years of 14 listed federal labor laws as well as some state law equivalents. The Department of Labor issued final regulations implementing the Order in August, and the […]

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Hurry up! Change your password!

“Yahoo” released a press stating that 500 million users’ accounts were breached in a 2014 hack of their systems. Account information accessed includes usernames and passwords, security questions and answers and other confidential user information. It further reveals that: ‘A recent investigation by Yahoo! Inc. has confirmed that a copy of certain user account information was stolen from the […]

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Do the provisions of law protect the right to equality ?

Who is the ‘Successor‘ Mahaweli Development Program was introduced in 1969 and implemented in 1970. In 1978 it was diverted as “Accelerated Mahaweli Development Program (AMDP)”. Under the Mahaweli Development Program, the government provided lands for the families, but they were not given a title for land. Under the state, they had only possession for […]

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