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Amendments to guidelines for financial support to Public Private Partnerships in infrastructure

  On 01 April 2015 at 12:46

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the change in the definition of a ‘Private Sector Company’ in the guidelines for financial support to Public Private Partnerships ...


Legal Backing for CSR Compliance

  On 10 December 2014 at 11:04

Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 mandates every company above the given threshold levels to comply with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) provisions of the Act, and to disclose contents of its CSR policy in its Board’s Report. The pe ...

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Overhauling of Companies Act

  On 01 December 2014 at 11:59

A little more than a half of the provisions of Companies Act, 2013 (Act) came into force from 1st April 2014. Following this, several communications were received in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs from chamber of commerce and professional institu ...

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Violation of Company Act

  On 01 December 2014 at 11:55

There are no provisions in the Companies Act, 1956 or 2013 relating to Chit Funds or ‘Chit Fund Companies’. Provisions to this effect are contained in the Chit Funds Act, 1982 which is a Central Act administered by the Ministry of Financ ...

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Public Comments sought on Draft of Forward Contracts (Regulation) (Intermediaries) Rules, 2014

  On 21 August 2014 at 15:13

The Ministry of Finance is in the process of strengthening the regulatory framework of the commodity derivative markets for some time. As part of this process, greater empowerment of Forward Markets Commission (FMC), the market regulator is also bei ...

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Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014 Inroduced in Lok Sabha

  On 05 August 2014 at 10:00

Makes Provision for Empowering SEBI to Initiate Action Against Unregulated Deposit Taking and Ponzi Schemes ; to call for Relevant Information and Records From any Person Among Others Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014 has been introduced in L ...

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Lacunae in Company Laws

  On 04 August 2014 at 10:01

No instances of transfer of money abroad by companies on account of any lacunae in the provisions of the Companies Act 1956/2013 has so far been brought to the notice of Ministry of Corporate Affairs by stakeholders or the relevant Agencies of the G ...

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Amendments in Companies Act

  On 16 July 2014 at 10:49

Companies Act 2013 has been enacted only last year and so far a little more than half of its provisions have come into force. Matters arising from the operation of provisions already brought in force are getting attention of Government in the form o ...

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Inclusion of Women in Board of Directors of Companies

  On 16 July 2014 at 10:46

Section 149 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 3 of the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014 makes it mandatory for every listed company and every public company having paid-up share capital of not less than Rupe ...


Rule 8A: The Companies Rules, 2014

  On 07 July 2014 at 10:56

The Central Government in the exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of Section 203 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013) read with clause (51) of Section 2 and Section 469 of the said Act, amended the Companies (Appointment and Remu ...

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