Companies Act

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), India’s capital markets regulator, has asked the government to amend the Companies Act to ensure that a director declared as a disqualified person...
Mar 05, 2019
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The central government has re-promulgated the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019. The Ordinance is to amend the companies law to further improve the ease of doing business as well as ensure...
Jan 15, 2019
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The government is mulling  altering various sections of the Companies Act in a bid to simplify the law that came into force in 2013, according to media reports. The reports said the ministry of...
Oct 24, 2018
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How should a company value its assets under the new IBBI guidelines and what all are the intricacies involved? Rajesh Khairajani, Lead Partner, Global Valuation Practice, KNAV decodes the puzzle. 
Jun 05, 2018
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A proposal to collect passport details of directors on the boards of companies is afoot as one of the initiatives to prevent fraudsters from fleeing the country. According to media reports, the...
May 07, 2018
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The need for a regulatory policy that allows Indian companies to have easy access to advanced technology and know-how has been long recognised and from time to time the policy has been liberalised...
Mar 07, 2018
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A recent negotiation with a client  brought home the bizarre point that legal teams are probably happiest when no one does anything. If there is business to be transacted, legal teams find problems...
Mar 05, 2018
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It is now mandatory for professionals carrying out asset valuations under Companies Act and Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) to get themselves registered with Insolvency Bankruptcy Board of...
Jan 02, 2018
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About 74,650 new companies were established in India in the first eight months of this year, says a data by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.   The maximum number of registrations (11,293)...
Sep 26, 2017
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In recent years, the successive waves of scandals rocking the global corporate world have led to a greater demand for transparency and accountability in the affairs of a company. Apparently, a...
Aug 30, 2017
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In order to strengthen corporate governance standards, the Lok Sabha has passed a bill to amend the companies law.   The bill will also initiate strict action against defaulting companies and...
Jul 28, 2017
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The Government of India (GoI) had set up a Companies Law Committee (the Committee) in June 2015 to examine the need for further amendments in Companies Act, 2013 (Co-Act 2013). The Committee invited...
Jul 26, 2017
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The government is planning to create a new agency, National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA), to look into the regulatory affairs of the chartered accountants (CAs).   Institute of...
Jul 24, 2017
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Companies will now have to replace independent directors who either resigned or removed from the Board within three months at par with the SEBI’s listing regulations.   The time period of 90...
Jul 13, 2017
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Companies will now have to replace independent directors who either resigned or removed from the Board within three months at par with the SEBI’s listing regulations.   The time period of 90...
Jul 13, 2017
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A recent negotiation with a client  brought home the bizarre point that legal teams are probably happiest when no one does anything. If there is business to be transacted, legal teams find problems...
Mar 22, 2017
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In order to protect the interests of the debenture holders, markets regulator Sebi might initiate a public consultation process to amend the Debenture Trustee regulations.   According to the...
Feb 10, 2017
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Indian firms have one of the highest levels of transparency, while Chinese firms are the most opaque, a global anti-graft organisation, Transparency International said in a report. The organization...
Jul 11, 2016
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To strengthen corporate governance, more changes might be required in the Companies Act as well as in the Sebi regulations for listed companies, Union Minister Jayant Sinha said today. There are...
Feb 09, 2016
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