An independent director contributes significantly to corporate governance by offering an impartial and objective viewpoint during a company’s decision-making processes. To maintain accountability, transparency, and the protection of stakeholders’ interests, independent directors in India are subject to obligations that are outlined in the Companies Act of 2013. In this feature, Aarna Law examines the duties and liabilities of such independent directors.

The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act is an Indian legislation that establishes a legal framework for addressing civil liability for nuclear damage caused by nuclear incidents. The Act provides for compensation to victims of nuclear incidents, defines the liability of operators, and outlines the process for claiming and distributing compensation.