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  • Constitution of the Mumbai Bench "during LoK Adalat" [ Order File No. 10/22/ 2015-CLB][25th March 2015]

  • Constitution of New Delhi Bench ‘during Lok Adalat’ [ Order File No. 10/22/2015-CLB][25th March 2015]

  • Appointment of RoCs as adjudicating officers with jurisdiction and their appellate authorities under section 454 of Companies Act 2013 [ F.No. A-42011 /112/2014-Ad.ll][24th March 2015]

  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (Delisting of Equity Shares) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015 [ No. LAD-NRO/GN/2014-15/27/541][24th March 2015]

  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015 [ No. LAD-NRO/GN/2014-15/28/542][24th March 2015]

  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue and Listing of Debt Securities) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015 [ No. LAD-NRO/GN/2014-15/25/539][24th March 2015]

  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (Buy-back of Securities) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015 [ No. LAD-NRO/GN/2014-15/29/543][24th March 2015]

  • SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015 [ No. LAD-NRO/GN/2014-15/24/538][24th March 2015]

  • Establishment of connectivity with both the Depositories NSDL and CDSL - Companies eligible for shifting from Trade for Trade Settlement (TFTS) to Normal Rolling Settlement [ CIR/MRD/DP/03/2015][24th March 2015]

  • SEBI Board Meeting [ PR No. 70/2015][22nd March 2015]

  • Companies (Management and Administration) Amendment Rules, 2015 – substitution of rule 20 relating to e-voting [ F. No. 01/34/20l3-CL-V- Part-I][19th March 2015]

  • Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Amendment Rules, 2015 [ F. No.1/4/2013-CL-V (Pt I)][18th March 2015]

  • Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Amendment Rules, 2015 [ F. No.1/32/2013 -CL-V- Part][18th March 2015]

  • Clarification on Press Note 10 of 2014 [ ][]

  • Draft Guidelines for issuing Secretarial Audit Report, Signing and Certification of Annual Return [ ][Dated 11th March 2015]

  • Major Highlights of the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Passed by Parliament - Provides for Enhancement of the Foreign Investment Cap in an Indian Insurance Company from 26% to an Explicitly Composite Limit of 49% with the Safeguard of Indian Ownership and Control; Provides Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) with Flexibility to Discharge its Functions More Effectively and Efficiently Among Others [ Press Release][13th March 2015]

  • Acquisition/transfer of immovable property - Prohibition on citizens of certain countries [ A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.83][11th March 2015]

  • Guidelines on Sale of Financial Assets to Securitisation Company (SC)/ Reconstruction Company (RC) and Related Issues [ DBR.No.BP.BC.75/21.04.048/2014-15][11th March 2015]

  • Clarification with regard to section 185 and 186 of the Companies Act, 2013-loans and advances to employees [ General Circular No. 04/2015][10th March 2015]

  • SARAL Account Opening Form for resident individuals [ CIR/MIRSD/1/2015][4th March 2015]

  • Arun Dhawan and Another v. Lokesh Dhawan  [2015] 125 CLA 47 (Del.)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Ltd. and Another v. Deepak Cables (India) Ltd.  [2015] 125 CLA 36 (SC)- Arbitration Agreement- Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

  • Opera House Exports Ltd. v. Union of India  [2015] 125 CLA 28 (SC)- Appeal- Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, 1973

  • Hyder Consulting (UK) Ltd. v. Governor, State of Orissa  [2015] 125 CLA 1 (SC)- Arbitral Tribunal- Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

  • Keystone Constructionsv.State Bank of IndiaHemkanta N Chandgothia and Othersv.Union Bank of India and Others  [2015] 124 CLA 524 (Bom.)- Appeal- Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002

  • Rajesh Gopalkrishna Uchil v. Trikon Electronics (P.) Ltd.  [2015] 124 CLA 543 (CLB)- Oppression- Companies Act, 1956

  • Vinita S Rao v. Essen Corporate Services (P.) Ltd. and Another  [2015] 124 CLA 513 (SC)- Dishonour of Cheque- Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

  • Stock Exchange, Bombay v. V S Kandalgaonkar and Others  [2015] 124 CLA 487 (SC)- Recovery of dues- Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956

  • General Motors (India) (P.) Ltd. v. Ashok Ramnik Lal Tolat and Another  [2015] 124 CLA 478 (SC)- Consumer Forum- Consumer Protection Act, 1986

  • E Bapanaiah v. K S Raju  [2015] 124 CLA 445 (SC)- Contempt of Court- Contempt of Courts Act, 1971

  • J V Baharuni v. State of Gujarat  [2015] 124 CLA 457 (SC)- Dishonour of Cheque- Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

  • Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd.v.B P L Ltd.  [2015] 124 CLA 417 (SC)- Charges- Companies Act, 1956

  • Varun Mishra and Others v. Krishna Pharmacy (P.) Ltd. and Others  [2014] 123 CLA 297 (CLB)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Bajrang Prasad Jalan and Others v. Madhuri Jalan and Others Nirvan Commercial Co. Ltd. v. Madhuri Jalan and Others  [2015] 124 CLA 10 (Cal.)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Nirmala Mahim Bhatt and Others v. Hotel Longdale (P.) Ltd. and Others  [2015] 124 CLA 82 (CLB)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Ludhiana Holdings Ltd. v. Oswal Woollen Mills Ltd.  [2015] 124 CLA 88 (P&H)- Amalgamation- Companies Act, 1956

  • Fourcee Infrastructure Equipments (P.) Ltd. and Others v. General Atlanta Singapore Fund (P.) Ltd. and Others  [2015] 124 CLA 30 (CLB)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Anand Brothers (P.) Ltd. v. Union of India and Others  [2015] 124 CLA 1 (SC)- Arbitral Award- Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

  • Ionik Metallics v. Union of India  [2015] 124 CLA 229 (Guj.)- Non-performing assets- Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002

  • Advansys (India) (P.) Ltd. v. Ponds Investment Ltd.  [2015] 124 CLA 197 (Bom.)- Transfer of Shares- Companies Act, 1956

  • 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*]

  • Conduct of annual general meeting by listed companies [ Satwinder Singh*]

  • Section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013 and corporate India – A new tryst [ Abhishek Bansal* Stuti Bansal**]

  • One person company (OPC) – An assault on Indian corporate law ? [ P K Chandy*]

  • Is it necessary to have poll at general meetings of listed companies ? [ T V Narayanswamy]

  • Consequences of defaults in filing resolutions and returns under the Companies Act, 2013 [ Dr. K S Ravichandran*]

  • 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?

  • Is a ‘rights’ issue by an unlisted public company, conferring a right to renunciation to its members numbering more than fifty, a public issue?

  • Will it be necessary for a company which has already fixed a limit on the borrowing powers of directors to pass afresh a special resolution under section 180 of the Companies Act, 2013 which has been put into force as from the 12th September, 2013 ?

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