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‘Doors Of Justice Cannot Be Closed’ : SC Tells NCLAT Which Stopped Court Work After Its Staff Was Tested Positive For COVID-19

“The doors of justice cannot be closed”, remarked the Supreme Court while it asked the NCLAT, which has suspended the court work, to find out a way for online hearing. The bench comprising of Justice Arun Mishra, S. Abdul Nazeer and Indira Banerjee was hearing a Special Leave Petition in which the petitioner’s counsel submitted that he has filed an appeal against the order of NCLT, Mumbai before the NCLAT, but the NCLAT has closed its functioning as one of its employees is suffering from Covid-19. It had also issued Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for advocate/authorised representative/ party-in-person for ‘mentioning’ the matter for hearing through virtual mode.

Asia Law Offices advised a major transnational strategic collaboration between its client, UAE-Based Pharmax Pharmaceuticals, and Swiss pharma major Acino Pharmaceuticals.

ALO represented Pharmax in the structuring and closure of entire transaction documents of the significant collaboration.

The collaboration framework extends to licensing, manufacturing, and supply of Acino formulations within the gastroenterology and the cardiovascular space throughout the Middle East and Africa.