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Principal Associate in the Technology-Media-Telecom (TMT) Practice at the Mumbai Office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Pooja can be reached at pooja.kapadia@cyrilshroff.com

Dark Side of Advertising: Decoding Dark Patterns for Platforms and Endorsers

Recent concerns with mis-advertising have led to various pro-consumer measures in India. This includes overhauling the consumer laws and attaching liability to platforms, sellers and advertisers (including influencers and celebrities) for misleading ads and malpractices.

The latest pro-consumer measure is the regulation of dark pattern practices, by way of notification of ‘Guidelines for Prevention and Regulation of Dark Patterns, 2023 (“Guidelines”).Continue Reading Dark Side of Advertising: Decoding Dark Patterns for Platforms and Endorsers

Crackling News: India allows foreign higher educational institutions to set up in-country campus

In November, India opened its doors to foreign universities and institutes by permitting them to set up campuses in the country.

The light-touch ‘The UGC (Setting Up and Operation of Campuses of Foreign Higher Educational Institutions in India) Regulations, 2023’ (“2023 Regulations”), are in line with the commitments set out in the National Education Policy, 2020 (“NEP”), and the government’s vision of internationalisation of education in India.Continue Reading Crackling News: India allows Foreign Higher Educational Institutions to set up in-country campus