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Public Interest Litigation Filed Purely On The Basis Of News Paper Report Is Not Maintainable: Kerala High Court

Public Interest Litigation filed purely on the basis of paper report is not maintainable, the Kerala High Court observed. The bench comprising the Chief Justice S. Manikumar and Justice Shaji P. Chaly dismissed a PIL filed by a social worker seeking a direction to authorities to complete the reconstruction work of the Perumbuzha bridge. To substantiate his case, he had produced a report published in Malayala Manorama Daily newspaper. The report stated that, due to the regulations for the transport of vehicles through Perumbuzha bridge, the public at large is severely affected.

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.