PEPSI CO. Stood undisputed distributor till the year 2023 of Bang Energy Drinks all over US holding more than 2,00,000 outlets in the United States. The agreement of distribution partnership was entered in the month of April 2020, for the supply of Bang energy drinks by PEPSI Co exclusively. But after a few months the whole deal came into jeopardy for some unknown reasons and the deal came under a dispute in the month of November, in the end Pepsi co stood on top saved the agreement between them.
Product Liability is an emerging law which deals with protecting the rights of consumers. Many times, manufacturers or suppliers sell a defective product which ends up harming a consumer, this field of law makes sure that such harm caused doesn’t go unnoticed and a consumer is compensated for the loss caused to him. Under this law, the sellers are held liable for providing such faulty products/services. This article focuses on the global perspective of product liability by studying the laws enacted by different countries and their applicability to the affected parties.
Authored by Sharyu Rumde, School of Law, University of Mumbai.
India has a long history of dealing with the sea and has a distinct tradition of many years of trade and commerce within and beyond its territorial borders. The history of the Indian Ocean dates back to the 3rd millennium BC when many ships sailed from India to and from India. Therefore, although there is no codified law as it exists today, customs and regulations relating to the sea and maritime activities have existed since ancient times. This article analyses Maritime Law in India and the law on ship arrests, including the jurisdiction of ship arrests in India, permissible arguments, and procedural issues. Prior to independence, maritime law in India was governed by the British Government. Coastal Vessels Act, 1838, Inland Steam Vessels Act, 1917, Admiralty Crimes (Colonial) Act, 1849, Indian Registration of Ships Act, 1841, Indian Ports Act, 1908, Shipping Control Act, 1947 with various aspects of the sea in India.