COVID-19 and the Law: What’s Happening Globally? – Webinar

The NLSIR invites everyone to its webinar on COVID-19 and the Law: What’s Happening Globally? Mr. Vikram Raghavan (Lead Counsel, World Bank) would be joining the webinar.

Date: 26th July, 2020
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Platform: Zoom

To register for the event, please click here (First Come First Serve Basis). The link to the event would be sent to those who have registered.


As the COVID-19 crisis continues its devastating impact on the lives of billions, it raises a number of legal and regulatory dimensions that policymakers must deal with. Issues to be considered include the pandemic’s severe commercial and contractual disruptions; its impacts on legal and judicial systems; various labor and employment concerns; health policy dimensions like testing, manufacture, and trade in medical equipment, trials, development, and distribution of drugs and vaccines; and data protection and privacy issues such as contact tracing and surveillance. This session will explore how policymakers and legal systems around the world are grappling with these issues as countries attempt to contain, mitigate, and recover from the crisis.

Previous Webinars:

Their previous webinars include one in Collaboration with Drifay Lecture Series on the NCLT’s Interim Order in the UoI v. Delhi Gymkhana Club Ltd, with Professor Rahul Singh (Assistant Professor, NLSIU & Partner, Khaitan & Co).

Their first webinar was themed on Anti-Arbitration INjunctions in India which offered interesting exposition on the issues surrounding the jurisprudence of anti-arbitration injunctions in India, with a panel which consisted of Mr. Sanjay Jain, Additional Solicitor General of India, and Mr. Rajshekhar Rao and Mr. Ashutosh Kumar, Advocates at the Supreme Court. This webinar can be found here.

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