Nafiz Ahmed | The Daily Star
  • Nafiz Ahmed

  • Judiciary participating in law-making An analysis on the Southern Solar Power Ltd Case

    In the 2019 case, Southern Solar Power Ltd and another v Bangladesh Power Development Board and others [(2019) 2 LNJ] the High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh (HCD) held, “the Constitution of Bangladesh empowers the High Court Division to declare any law to be void, this Court is competent to make observations about any law, including what ought to be in the Act.
  • Banning cryptocurrencies: A hurdle in the way of digitalisation?

    From small barter societies to the world-wide acceptability of fiat money (mainly paper money or coin), the evolution of payment methodologies throughout human history has not been anything short of astonishing.
  • Law reports should be free

    The principle “ignorantia juris non excusat” is embedded in almost all the major legal systems, which roughly translates to “ignorance of the law is no excuse.”
  • Precedents to be used to avoid the misuse of the Artha Rin Adalat Ain

    The Artha Rin Adalat Ain, 2003 (Money Loan Court Act, 2003) is the primary legal instrument dealing with bank and non-bank financial institutions’ (NBFI) loan defaulters, which prescribes mechanisms for the banks and financial institutions (FIs) to get reimbursed.
  • Empathy: A skill we must learn

    I still remember the day when the picture of three-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi lying dead on the beach surfaced on the Internet.