Mohammad Nayeem Firoz, a judge of Bangladesh Judicial Service by profession and an enthusiastic legal researcher by passion has completed both of his graduation and post graduation in Laws from the University of Dhaka. His specialisation in Master of Laws was both in International and Comparative Law. As a mid-level judge, he adjudicates both civil suits and family cases including petitions on various interlocutory legal and equitable matters. He previously worked as a Senior Judicial Magistrate in the Judicial Magistracy of the District of Mymensingh. Before joining the judiciary in 2010, he was practicing law at the Judge's Court in Dhaka, working as a legal researcher with Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs(BILIA) and was contributing to the law page of the daily Prothom Alo. He was admitted to the bar in his country in 2009. Attending both the tertiary degrees in law from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh Nayeem performed a post graduate diploma in International Relations from the same university. He authored a book on Cheque Dishonor Litigations, Criminal Breach of Trust and Cheating. He writes periodically on legal and judicial issues in leading english dailies like the daily Star, the Independent and the Dhaka Tribune. He has articles published as peer reviewed publication in the Law Journal of Judicial Administration Training Institute in Bangladesh. He was invited by Faculty of Law, the University of Chittagong and BLAST Law Clinic to adjudicate several Inter-University Moot Court Competitions. Nayeem's main areas of interest are constitutional law, restorative justice, therapeutic jurisprudence and human rights and he would like to study in a comparative aspect the major legal systems of the world and work further for a sustainable case management mechanism for the amelioration of pro-bono administration of justice in the judicial system of Bangladesh.
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“For whose benefit and at whose expense should directors operate the firm.” A historical debate that still stands today with the same tension it did one century ago. Alongside theoretical academia, different jurisdictions still in dispute on whom should receive the attention of a firm; shareholders or other stakeholder constituencies, including employees, creditors and customers.
Corporations are the primary vein of any country’s economy. The profound influence they carry on peoples’ life, place them in a sensitive position that requires continual evaluation. Nonetheless, this continuance evaluation has been largely surrounding the discussion of the actual objective of companies. Although a company is an entity whose “defining characteristic is the attainment of a specific goal or purpose,” there is no actual agreement on what that goal or purpose should be. For centuries academics have been asking: Should directors merely care about maximising shareholder profit or … [....]
From ‘Human’ to ‘Gunman’: Revisiting Franz Kafka’s ‘METAMORPHOSIS’
Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius, the South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete who beat the odds to motivate millions worldwide, was shown in the cover page of the TIME magazine of March 11, 2013 as an entity who gradually transformed into a ‘Gunman’ through ‘Superman’ from a ‘Man’. These days the people even know that the romance of celebrity paralympian Oscar Pistorius and South African model and law graduate Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp did not result in an Oscar-winning comedy rather it turned into an incredible tragedy which nobody would spectate even in the nightmare. Unfortunately the tragedy was masterminded by Oscar himself in the night of Valentines’ Day who for some complicated state of his psyche transformed into a ‘Blade Gunner’ from the ‘Blade Runner’ by that time. Nothing like Franz Kafka’s absurdist fiction, the Metamorphosis(1915) the adverse transformation of Pistorius can be surrealistically viewed as … [....]