1d ago| LAW WATCH

Are sanctions effective enough to reduce environmental crimes?

Since the dawn of civilisation, people have been dependent on the environment for everything. To make economic development, natural resources have been exploited continuously as if there were no...

1d ago| YOUR ADVOCATE

On salary taxation

We have formed a new Company and just started recruiting employees. Now, we are determining their salary scales. As we know that in order to ascertain pay scale of an employee, tax issues need to...

Dire need for a law on adoption

According to SOS Children’s Village, Bangladesh is home to around 4.4 million orphaned children. Adoption can provide a congenial home to these children.

3w ago| LAW NEWS

DU Wins 2nd Professor Shah Alam Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition, BRACU emerges as the runner-up

The 2nd Professor Shah Alam Constitutional Law Virtual Moot Court Competition organised by Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP) was held from 24-27 June. A total of 26 teams...

2w ago| Law Vision

Need for Sentencing Guidelines in Bangladesh

If an accused either pleads guilty or is found guilty by the court, he becomes an offender and is sentenced by the court. Generally, a criminal trial ends with a conviction or acquittal of an...

2w ago| LAW ANALYSIS

An overview of the Digital Commerce Operation Guidelines 2021

On 4 July, 2021 the Ministry of Commerce issued the Digital Commerce Operation Guidelines, 2021 pursuant to the National Digital Commerce Policy, 2018 (as amended in 2020) with the aim of ensuring...

3w ago| LAW WATCH

Media Trial: Prejudicing the Rights of the Parties in Criminal Cases

Freedom of press is a fundamental right which is guaranteed under article 39 of the Constitution of Bangladesh.

Is the nature really healing amid COVID-19 pandemic?

That due to coronavirus, the world is healing is arguably the only modest condolence coming our way out of the devastation brought about by the ongoing pandemic. Analysing the real context of the...

3w ago| LAW ANALYSIS

Marks to be Registered as Trademarks in Bangladesh

The importance of protecting Intellectual Property (hereinafter “IP”) rights is evidently unquestionable. In this era, the psychology of a consumer is to find out which company’s product is...

Department of Law, DU publishes its study report on death row prisoners in Bangladesh

The Department of Law, University of Dhaka (DU), in collaboration with the Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and the Death Penalty

Applicability of the Arbitration Act 2001 in relation to foreign arbitrations: towards a new horizon

The Arbitration Act 2001 (the “Arbitration Act”) was enacted with the spirit of recognising and dealing with, inter alia, aspects of international commercial arbitration.

Foreign university branches/study centres in Bangladesh: law and policy to improve higher education

Few recent matters have solicited the attention and concern of many in Bangladesh and abroad as intensely as has the current state of its higher education.