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  • Export of Goods and Services-Declaration of Exports of Goods/Software [ A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.101][14th May 2015]

  • Foreign Currency (Non-Resident) Account (Banks) (FCNR (B)) Scheme [ A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 98][14th May 2015]

  • Amendment to Infrastructure Debt Fund-Non-Banking Financial Companies (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2011 [ DNBR (PD) CC.No.035/03.10.001/2014-15][14th May 2015]

  • Disclosures under SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 [ CIR/ISD/01/2015][11th May 2015]

  • Modification in “ the Securitisation Companies and Reconstruction Companies (Reserve Bank) Guidelines and Directions, 2003 “ - Resolution period for BIFR/CDR/JLF cases [ DNBR (PD)CC.No. 02/SCRC/26.03.001/2014-2015][7th May 2015]

  • SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2015 [ SEBI-NRO/OIAE/GN/2015-16/003][5th May 2015]

  • SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2015 [ SEBI-NRO/OIAE/GN/2015-16/004][5th May 2015]

  • Companies (Incorporation) Amendment Rules, 2015 [ F.No. 01/13/2013 CL-V (Part-I)][1st May 2015]

  • Secretarial Standard on Meetings of the Board of Directors / General Meetings [ ICSI No. 1(SS) of 2015][23rd April 2015]

  • Stress Testing of Liquid Fund and Money Market Mutual Fund Schemes [ CIR/IMD/DF/03/2015][30th April 2015]

  • Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2014 [ Press Release][29th April 2015]

  • Industrial License for Defence Sector revised from three years to seven years [ Press Note No. 5 (2015 series)][27thApril 2015]

  • Consultative paper on guidelines on overseas investments and other issues/clarifications for AIFs/VCFs [ ][24th April 2015]

  • Policy on foreign investment in the Pension Sector- addition of paragraph of Consolidated FDI Policy Circular of 2014 [ Press Note No. 4 (2015 Series)][24th April 2015]

  • Secretarial Standards notified by ICSI, effective from July 1, 2015 [ Press Release][23rd April 2015]

  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (Employees'' Service) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2015 [ No. SEBI-NRO/OIAE/GN/2015-16/002][21st April 2015]

  • Reporting under FDI Scheme on the e-Biz platform [ A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 95][17th April 2015]

  • Exclusively listed companies of De-recognized/Non operational/exited Stock Exchanges [ CIR/MRD/DSA/05/2015][17th April 2015]

  • Mechanism for acquisition of shares through Stock Exchange pursuant to Tender-Offers under Takeovers, Buy Back and Delisting [ CIR/CFD/POLICYCELL/1/2015][13th April 2015]

  • Companies (Auditor''s Report) Order, 2015 [ File No. 17/45/2015-CL-V][10th April 2015]

  • Ashapura Mine-Chem Ltd. v. Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation  [2015] 126 CLA 1 (SC)- Appointment of Arbitrator by Chief Justice- Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

  • Surendra Constructions (P.) Ltd. v. M Venkata Rao Infra Projects (P.) Ltd.  [2015] 125 CLA 546 (T&AP)- Winding Up- Companies Act, 1956

  • Shubhkam Ventures (I) (P.) Ltd. v. Milton Plastics Ltd. and Others  [2015] 125 CLA 517 (CLB)- Oppression- Companies Act, 1956

  • Sakhi Resorts & Farmlands (P.) Ltd. v. Sudershan Singh Sethi and Others  [2015] 125 CLA 502 (CLB)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Vipul Prabhatkumar Maheshwari and Others v. Bi-Chem (India) (P.) Ltd. and Others  [2015] 125 CLA 491 (CLB)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Official Liquidator v. D D Sinha and Others  [2015] 125 CLA 481 (Raj.)- Winding Up- Companies Act, 1956

  • Veena Naresh Seth v. Seth Industries (P.) Ltd. and Others  [2015] 125 CLA 448 (CLB)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Great View Properties (P.) Ltd. v. Shakti Insulated Wires (P.) Ltd. and Others  [2015] 125 CLA 437 (CLB)- Rectification of Share Register- Companies Act, 1956

  • S Satyanarayana v. Energo Masch Power Engineering & Consulting (P.) Ltd. and Others  [2015] 125 CLA 431 (SC)- Offences- Companies Act, 1956

  • Harmony Innovation Shipping Ltd. v. Gupta Coal India Ltd. and Another  [2015] 125 CLA 338 (SC)- Foreign Award- Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

  • HMT Watches Ltd. v. M A Abida and Another  [2015] 125 CLA 333 (SC)- Dishonour of Cheque- Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

  • Panjab University v. Unit Trust of India  [2015] 125 CLA 321 (SC)- Consumer- Consumer Protection Act, 1986

  • Indian Bank v. Sub-Registrar  [2015] 125 CLA 136 (T&AP)- Winding Up- Companies Act, 1956

  • Bhupinder Rai v. S M Kannappa Automobiles (P.) Ltd.  [2015] 125 CLA 275 (CLB)- Rectification of Share Register- Companies Act, 1956

  • Vijay Julka v. Supriya Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Others  [2015] 125 CLA 249 (CLB)- Extra-Ordinary General Meeting- Companies Act, 1956

  • Ashok K Jain and Others v. Naprod Life Sciences (P.) Ltd. and Others  [2015] 125 CLA 232 (CLB)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Shree Seco (P.) Ltd. v. Laxman Kumar Sagar  [2015] 125 CLA 219 (CLB)- Investigation- Companies Act, 1956

  • Mining & Allied Machinery Corpn. Ltd. (In Liquidation), State Bank of India & United Bank of India v. Official Liquidator  [2015] 125 CLA 207 (Cal.)- Winding Up- Companies Act, 1956

  • Satnam Agri Products Ltd. v. Union of India  [2015] 125 CLA 195 (Del.)- Appeal- Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002

  • Discovery Wel. Mangt. Ser. (P.) Ltd. v. Padmini Engineering (P.) Ltd.  [2015] 125 CLA 188 (SC)- Delisting of securities- Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956

  • Sunil Bharti Mittal v. CBI – Supreme Court clears the air on the doctrine of attribution of corporate criminal liability [ George Kurian*]

  • SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 – An Analysis [ T V Narayanaswamy]

  • Comprehending related party transactions under the Companies Act 2013 [ Gaurav Pingle*]

  • Modification of Combination and the Competition Act [ Surendra U Kanstiya*]

  • Unresolved issues in private placement under the Companies Act, 2013 [ Abhinav Kumar* • Prakhar Bhardwaj*]

  • Analysis of SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 [ Gaurav Pingle*]

  • Arbitrability of disputes relating to oppression and mismanagment – An anlaysis [ Aditya Gupta* • Varun Mansinghka*]

  • Non-cooperation with the competition authorities [ Surendra U Kanstiya*]

  • Board meeting through video conference [ T V Narayanaswamy]

  • Companies (Amendment) Bill 2014 [ T V Narayanaswamy]

  • Bouncing of cheque – A shift in favour of the accused [ G P Sahi*]

  • Analysis of provisions relating to Board meeting through video-conferencing [ Gaurav Pingle*]

  • E-voting – Whether to protect or extinguish corporate democracy ? [ Saloni Bhandari* • Subhashree Pani*]

  • Related party transactions and corporate governance in india: new problems and challenges [ Sagnik Das* • Ayan Sinha*]

  • Foreign direct investment in e-commerce – The flipkart saga [ Vishesh Arora*]

  • Why it is worth to be a private company ? [ Dr. K S Ravichandran*]

  • Decoding of provisions relating to corporate social responsibility in section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 [ Aditi Rani*]

  • Independent directors in India – A missed opportunity? [ Chitwan Deep Singh • Raghunath Seshadri*]

  • SEBI Consultation Paper on crowd-funding in India – Key takeaways [ Shriya Jain* • Param Pandya*]

  • Class action suit – Securing minority rights and public interest of shareholders under company law [ Prerna Desu Sateesh* • Akshay Sinha*]

  • Whether a listed company is under an obligation to disclose the details of shares of promoters or persons acting in concert with them, not encumbered by them to the stock exchanges ?

  • Will it be necessary for the company in general meeting to approve individual cases of investment of surplus funds exceeding the limits set out in sub-section (3) of section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013 ?

  • Is a subsidiary of a subsidiary of a holding company, a subsidiary of the holding company ?

  • Can a private limited company appoint an independent director within the meaning of the Companies Act, 2013 ?

  • How many days before the date of a general meeting of a company, the notice of the meeting should be posted to its members ?

  • Can an open offer for acquiring shares made under the SEBI (Takeover Regulations) be withdrawan after the acquisition has become uneconomical after the public announcement for such acquisition was made ?

  • Whether for the purpose of complying with the requirements of paragraph 6A(g) of General Instructions for preparation of balance sheet given in schedule III appended to the Companies Act, 2013, joint holdings of a person with different combinations should be taken into account or his holdings in his individual name alone would enter the computation ?

  • Is auditor’s report on accounts required to be read at the annual general meetings of companies under the Companies Act, 2013 ?

  • Whether elevation of an employee of a company who is a relative of its director without any change in the terms and condition of his appointment attract the provisions of section 188 of the companies act, 2013?

  • Which organ of a company can appoint an independent director under the Companies Act, 2013 ?

  • For the purposes of section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013, will subscription to debentures, issued by a company, by another body corporate which includes a company would be treated as a loan made by the latter or acquisition of securities by it ?

  • Whether accumulated share premium, which forms part of proceeds of earlier issue of shares can be utilised for buy-back of shares ?

  • Whether it is mandatory for a person, holding shares or voting rights in a company, along with persons acting in concert with him, of five per cent or more of the shares or voting rights in that company to disclose under regulation 29(2) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011 (Takeover Regulations) his individual acquisition, which does not exceed 2 per cent of the shares or voting rights but which crosses the said limit of 2 per cent if taken together with the acquisition made by persons acting in concert with him, from the last disclosure made?

  • Will the appointment of a person who is a relative of a director of a company as its managing or whole-time director attract the provisions of section 188 of the Companies Act, 2013 ?

  • Is it necessary for a company to verify the correctness of the disclosures made to it before forwarding the same to the stock exchange or other authorities under various regulations promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Board of India ?

  • Whether loan to employees of a company can be given without complying with the requirements of section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013?

  • Is it mandatory to convene and hold the requisitioned meeting by the requisitionists, within three months of the date of the requisition, if the Board of directors of the company fails to take action on the valid requisition deposited by them ?

  • Can a bonus entitlement of a member of a company be renounced?

  • Can the Company Law Board remove an auditor of a company, by exercising its power under section 402 of the Companies Act, 1956 ?

  • Whether independent director of a company could be appointed by the shareholders in general meeting under the Companies Act, 2013?

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