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Case Study: Janata Insurance Co vs. Islam Steel Mills

Janata Insurance Co vs. Islam Steel Mills Reference : 63 DLR (AD) (2011) 5 Facts & Arguments : The respondent (Messrs Islam Steel Mills Limited) along with Messrs Karnaphuli Cotton Mills Limited instituted money suits as were insured for their various goods with Janata Insurance Company Limited (the appellant) under different insurance policies. These policies […]

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Case Study: KM Akhtaruzzaman vs. Agrani Bank

KM Akhtaruzzaman vs. Agrani Bank Reference : 57 DLR (2005) 57 Facts : The respondent no. 1, Agrani Bank as plaintiff instituted Bankruptcy case in the Bankruptcy Court (Court of the Additional District Judge, Dhaka). The Bank granted a loan of tk. 2,86,000 to the respondent no. 2 & 3 and the appellant stood guarantor […]

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Case Law: Civil Suit is no bar in filing criminal case under sec 138 of the NI Act

Arifuzzaman vs. the state and another Reference : 18 MLR (AD) (2013) 251 Facts : Md. Arifuzzaman, the accused, issued a cheque in favour of respondent no. 2 for an amount of tk. 20,00,000(twenty lacs only) out of the business relationship and for insufficiency of fund the cheque was dishonoured. Under sec.138 of the Negotiable […]

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Third Parties’ Objection Petition Against the Execution of Decree of Artha Rin Adalat

Case Name: Gias Uddin Chowdhury vs Bangladesh Citation: 66 DLR (AD) (2014) 213 Sitting Judge: Md Abdul Wahab Miah J Brief Statement of Facts: One Nurul Islam Chowdhury availed a credit facility from Social Investment Bank Limited by mortgaging the property in question. When he defaulted in paying back the loan, the Bank sold the […]

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Latest Judgment by AD relating Arbitration Act of Bangladesh

Nurul Abser vs Golam Rabbani Reference: 68 DLR (AD) (2016) Facts of the case: The plaintiff, Nurul Abser was inducted into the possession of the suit property as a temporary tenant under late Alhaj Abul Khair, predecessor of defendant Nos. 1-7 and in that connection, a tenancy agreement was executed on April 14 1995. On […]

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AN INTRODUCTION TO JUDICIAL REVIEW IN BANGLADESH: With Special Reference to Marbury V. Madison Case

               Years ago in 1610, Sir Edward Coke, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas declared in Dr. Bonham’s case that “in many cases, the common law will control Acts of Parliament”. This historic declaration gave rise to a everlasting debate regarding the extend of power between the Parliament and the Judicial organ and also played […]

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Arbitration Settlement between Bangladesh and Chevron regarding payment deduction

Chevron Bangladesh Block Twelve, Ltd. and Chevron Bangladesh Blocks Thirteen and Fourteen, Ltd. v. People’s Republic of Bangladesh Arbitration Settlement between Bangladesh and Chevron regarding payment deduction ————————————————– Citation: ICSID Case No. ARB/06/10 Case summary: An international arbitration court turned down US oil giant Chevron’s age-old claim of around $240 million from Petrobangla. Chevron had […]

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