Jurisdiction of Local Court when the seat of Arbitration has not been determined

CASE STUDY SILKWAYS CARGO SERVIECS LIMITED vs MALAYSIAN AIRLINES SYSTEM AND OTHERS   Reference: 1 LCLR [2012] HCD 402   Brief Statement of Facts: The present case arose when the Respondent, Malaysian Airlines System, refused to renew the General Sales Agent (GSA) Agreement of the Petitioner, Silkways Cargo Serviecs Limited. Under the Agreement the renewal […]

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Right of legal heirs against nominees

On April 03 2016, the High Court Division gave a historical judgment in establishing the rights of the legal heirs as against that of the nominees. Former Bangladesh Bank deputy director Md Shahidul Haq had Tk 30 lakh deposited in his bank as savings bond and he made Bilkis Ara Begum, his second wife, the […]

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Coca-Cola’s Secret Formula: A Trade Secret Kept for More Than A Century

      WITH a brand value worth 56 billion dollars, Coca-Cola-the 4th most valuable brands in the world according to Forbes Magazine[i], is one of the bestselling carbonated soft drink beverage company in the world. As of March 17, 2016 the Market Cap of Coca-Cola is 195.01 Billion Dollars.[ii] John Pemberton, a medicine inventor and a […]

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The Prosecutor v. Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah Al-Senussi,ICC-01/11-01/11

Situation in Libya: On February 26, 2011, The United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1970, by a vote of 15-0, referring the situation in Libya to the ICC. Under Article 13 of the Rome Statute the Security Council may refer a situation in any country to the ICC prosecutor under its mandate of Chapter VII […]

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Citizenship Case: Bangladesh Vs. Professor Golam Azam and others

Case citation: 46 DLR (AD) 1994 192 Facts of the case: Professor Ghulam Azam, the plaintiff in this case, became the Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami of East Pakistan in 1969. He was in this post till 1971. He was opposed to the Liberation War of Bangladesh from the start. He and his party sided with the […]

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Sign Language and violation of Human Rights in Bangladesh

Have any of us ever wondered about living in a world with no sounds? A world without the sound of children giggling or melody of the drizzling rain. Think about a state of never-ending silence, a world where words bear no meaning. Can we, the fortunate ones, imagine the frustration of not being able to […]

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Celebrate this Victory Day with Bangladesh Journal of Legal Studies

In the blissful event of National Victory Day Bangladesh Journal of Legal Studies is getting launched. The website will be officially start its journey from this 16th December, 2015. On that joyous even the first legal write-up will be published. Keeping in mind the recent celebration of International Human Rights Day the first write-up will be […]

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