Ramaswami Kalidas

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06 April 2016 at 17:09

The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016-Finally some breath of fresh air

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IntroductionIt is an admitted fact that ever since the companies Act, 2013 (hereinafter called �The Act�) and the slew of Rules there under notified by the MCA from time to time, have been set in motion, it has been an uphill task for cor

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02 January 2016 at 10:51

Secretarial Standard-2(SS-2) relating to General Meetings - Some perspectives

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Introduction Pursuant to the provisions of Section 118(10) of the Companies Act, 2013(hereinafter �The Act�), it is incumbent upon every company to observe secretarial standards with respect to general and Board meetings as specified by

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25 November 2015 at 11:17

SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements)Regulations, 2015 - Regulation 30 Examined

  POSTED BY Ramaswami Kalidas

IntroductionIn exercise of the powers conferred under the relevant provisions of the SEBI Act,1992 read with Section 31 of the Securities Contracts(Regulation)Act,1956,the above Regulations have been notified by SEBI on September 2, 2015 and shall be

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07 September 2015 at 13:46

Appointment of independent directors

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Appointment of Independent Directors under the Companies Act, 2013 � Can it be through Board Process or through General Meeting - Some grey areas visited. Introduction Recognizing the need to elevate the levels of corporate governance not onl

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22 July 2015 at 11:58

MCA's olive branch to Private Companies - Notification dated June,5,2015 – A Commentary

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Introduction It is an admitted fact that small and marginal companies have been up in armsfrom the time the Companies Act,2013 (hereinafter referred to as the �Act�) was unleashed in the year 2013 partiallyto substitute what was considere

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15 June 2015 at 11:06

Secretarial Standard-1(SS-1)-relating to Board and Committee Meetings: A critical Analysis

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Introduction Section 205 of the companies Act,2013, (herein after referred to as �The Act�)inter alia, enjoins upon the Company Secretary to ensure that the company complies with the applicable Secretarial Standards. The Explanation unde

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17 March 2015 at 13:48

Related Party Transactions: Some perspectives

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The Companies Act, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as �the Act�) provides a composite code for regulating transactions with related parties through the insert of provisions under Section 177 and 188 and Rules prescribed under the Companies

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06 January 2015 at 11:46

Sprucing up the Companies Act, 2013 and the rules thereunder: A long journey ahead

  POSTED BY Ramaswami Kalidas

Readers are aware that endeavours to bring in a new law to replace the Companies Act of 1956 on the ground that it had become antiquated and outlived its usefulness were on for quite some years. Despite the prolonged period of incumbation , one

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02 December 2014 at 15:11

Legal provisions relating to corporate social responsibility-some unanswered questions still

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The provisions under Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013(hereinafter referred to as �The Act�) and the Rules there under, are , in a

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29 October 2014 at 10:35

Appointment of key Managerial personnel under Section 203 of the Companies Act,2013- Some perspectives

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Appointment of Key Managerial Personnel �Section 203 of the Companies Act, 2013-Some Perspectives Ramaswami Kalidas Much water has flowed down the bridge since the substantive provisions in the Companies Act, 2013 (herein after referred to

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