Latest Updates

  • Purchase and sale of securities other than shares or convertible debentures of an Indian company by a person resident outside India [ A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.22][28th August 2014]

  • Information regarding Grievance Redressal Mechanism [ CIR/MIRSD/3/2014][28TH August 2014]

  • Clarification Accounting Standards (AS) 10 - Capitalization of Cost [ General Circular No. 35/2014][27thAugust 2014]

  • Securities Laws (Amendment) Act, 2014 [ NO. 27 OF 2014][22nd August 2014]

  • Policy for Private Investment in Rail Infrastructure through Domestic and Foreign Direct Investment [ Press Note No. 8 (2014 Series)][27th August 2014]

  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2014 [ Notification No. LAD-NRO/GN/2014-15/06/1372][25th August 2014]

  • Core Settlement Guarantee Fund, Default Waterfall and Stress Test [ CIR/MRD/DRMNP/25/2014][27th August 2014]

  • Refinancing of ECB at lower all-in-cost - Simplification of procedure [ A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.21][27th August 2014]

  • Review of the policy on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Defence sector - amendment to ‘Consolidated FDI Policy Circular 2014’ [ Press Note No. 7 (2014 Series)][26th August 2014]

  • Office Order for transfer / postings of officers [ No. A-22011/1/2014-Ad.II][25th August 2014]

  • Securities Contracts (Regulation) (Second Amendment) Rules, 2014 [ Notification No. G.S.R. 611(E)][22nd August 2014]

  • Revised formats for disclosure under Regulation 30 of SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011(Regulations) [ CIR/CFD/POLICYCELL/5/2014][25th August 2014]

  • Security Issues and Risk mitigation measures related to Card Not Present (CNP) transactions [ RBI/2014-15/190 DPSS.PD.CO. No.371/02.14.003/2014-2015][22nd August 2014]

  • Grant of ‘Certificate of Registration’ -For carrying on the business of Credit Information-CRIF High Mark Credit Information Services Private Limited [ RBI/2014-15/189 DBOD.CID.BC.34 /20.16.042/2014-15][22nd August 2014]

  • Amendment to Public Provident Fund Scheme, 1968 [ RBI/2014-15/187 DGBA.CDD. No. 867/15.02.005/2014-15][22nd august 2014]

  • NBFCs - Lending against Shares [ RBI/2014-15/186 DNBS (PD).CC.No. 408 /03.10.001/2014-15][21st August 2014]

  • Data Format for Furnishing of Credit Information to Credit Information Companies (CICs) and other Regulatory Measures [ RBI/2014-15/184 DNBS (PD).CC. No 407/03.10.01/2014-15][20th August 2014]

  • Discussion Paper on review of clause 36 and related clauses of Equity Listing Agreement [ ][19th August, 2014]

  • Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Second Amendment Rules, 2014 [ Notification [F. No. 1/32/2013 - CL- V- Part]][14th August 2014]

  • Securities and Exchange Board of India {KYC(Know Your Client) Registration Agency} (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2014 [ NOTIFICATION No. LAD-NRO/GN/2014-15/05/23483][11th August 2014]

  • Reliance Industries Ltd. v. Securities and Exchange Board of India  [2014] 121 CLA 369 (SAT)- Adjudication- Securities and Exchange Board of India Act / Regulations

  • Association for Democratic Reforms v. Union of India  [2014] 121 CLA 407 (Del.)- Foreign Companies- Companies Act, 1956

  • Deccan Chronicles Holdings Ltd. v. Union of India and others  [2014] 121 CLA 383 (Mad.)- Non-performing assets- Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002

  • Phatu Rochiram Mulchandani v. Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board  [2014] 121 CLA 350 (SC)- Winding Up- Companies Act, 1956

  • Reliance Industries Ltd. and Another v. Union of India  [2014] 121 CLA 322 (SC)- Arbitral Award- Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

  • Anil Gupta v. Star India (P.) Ltd. and Another  [2014] 121 CLA 316 (SC)- Dishonour of Cheque- Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

  • Bengal Chemist & Druggist Association, In re.  [2014] 121 CLA 196 (CCI)- Anti Competitive Agreement- Competition Act, 2002

  • Radhey Mohan Sharma v. Deputy Commissioner of Income-tax  [2014] 121 CLA 265 (Guj.)- Corporate Veil- Companies Act, 1956

  • P S Venkatachalam v. Samuthralakshmi Spinners (P.) Ltd. and Others  [2014] 121 CLA 271 (Mad.)- Company Law Board- Company Law Board Regulations, 1991

  • Indiabulls Properties (P.) Ltd. v. Treasure World Developers (P.) Ltd.  [2014] 120 CLA 242 (Bom.)- Winding Up- Companies Act, 1956

  • Exclusive Motors (P.) Ltd. v. Automobili Lamborghini SPA  [2014] 121 CLA 230 (CAT)- Anti Competitive Agreement- Competition Act, 2002

  • Wadala Commodities Ltd., In re.  [2014] 121 CLA 186 (Bom.)- Postal ballot- Companies Act, 2013

  • Swiss Timing Ltd. v. Organising Committee, Commonwealth Games, 2010, Delhi  [2014] 121 CLA 171 (SC)- Reference to Arbitration- Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

  • Official Liquidator, High Court, Madras and another v. R Vijayakumar and another  [2014] 121 CLA 102 (Mad.)- Winding Up- Companies Act, 1956

  • Dr. Jang Bahadur Singh and Others v. Frick India Ltd. and Others  [2014] 121 CLA 90 (P&H)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Kamal Kumar Gupta v. Indus Marine (P.) Ltd.  [2014] 121 CLA 96 (CLB)- Director- Companies Act, 1956

  • International Commenter Ltd. v. Columbia Trading Co. Ltd.  [2014] 121 CLA 81 (CLB)- Rectification of Share Register- Companies Act, 1956

  • Sanjay Suganchand Kasliwal v. Jugalkishor Chhaganlal Tapadia and Others  [2014] 121 CLA 68 (Bom.)- Reference to Arbitration- Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

  • Vijay Kumar D Shah v. Hewlett-Packard Global Soft Ltd. and Others  [2014] 121 CLA 60 (Kar.)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Dr. Saibal Choudhury and Others v. Mahabir Tea Estate (P.) Ltd. and Others  [2014] 121 CLA 51 (CLB)- Oppression - mismanagement- Companies Act, 1956

  • Stamp duty on amalgamation orders – Revisiting the dilemma [ Chitwan Deep Singh*]

  • Insider trading – Analysis of price sensitive information [ Nikhil Suresh Pareek • Soham Banerjee*]

  • Absurdities in definitions of ‘holding company’ and ‘subsidiary company’ [ Gaurav Pingle *]

  • Corporate Social Responsibility – New mantra gets crystallised [ Gaurav Arora* • Supritha Prodaturi**]

  • Ban on voting by shareholders at general meeting – A provision of questionable validity [ Dr. K R Chandratre]

  • Section 14 of the Securitisation Act – The troublesome facilitator [ PRANAV S ATIT • SHREYA MUKHERJEE]

  • Acquisition by Institutions and the Competition Act, 2002 [ Surendra U Kanstiya *]

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on SEBI (Foreign Portfolio Investors) Regulations, 2014 [ Editorial]

  • Draft Sebi (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2014 – An Analysis [ Prarthna Baranwal*]

  • Practical aspects – Number of directorships [ Gaurav Pingle*]

  • Supreme Court verdict on transfer of securities of unlisted companies – A game changer [ Mugdha Joshi* • Gaurav Pingle**]

  • Corporate fraud – A holistic overview [ J Krishnamurthy*]

  • Board meetings through video conferencing [ Surendra U Kanstiya*]

  • Subsidiary – Definition needs amendment [ T V Narayanaswamy]

  • Rules under the Companies Act 2013 – Still many unresolved issues [ LALIT KUMAR]

  • Corporate contribution to political parties [ Surendra U Kanstiya]

  • How far will your CSR experiment work? [ CS Amitava Banerjee*]

  • Audit committees and auditors – Made for each other [ Sriraman Parthasarathy]

  • Informal Guidance Scheme Scheme for sale and purchase of gold – Is it to be treated as collective investment scheme [ Editorial]

  • New perspective for national companies – Private companies brought at par with public companies by the Companies Act, 2013 [ G D Agarwal*]

  • 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 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?

  • 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 ?

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

  • Can an allotment of shares in a company be cancelled ?

  • Can amalgamation reserve be utilised for payment of dividend ?

  • Who in a company is an ‘officer who is in default’ in relation to non-filing of documents and returns under the Companies Act, 2013 ?

  • Is “mens rea” an essential ingredient for prosecuting an insider for violation of Insider Trading Regulations ?

  • Are directors of companies in the place of thorse retiring by rotation can be appointed only at annual general meetings?

  • Apart filing a return in Form 18 with the registrar of companies is it necessary to give intimation of change in the address of the registered office to others?

  • When does the period of limitation commences in respect of an offence for utilisation of funds for purposes other than those mentioned in the prospectus ?

  • For computing ‘minimum subscription’ in relation to a public issue of securities, is it necessary to exclude applications for subscription of securities which have been withdrawn ?

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

  • Has the depository of demated shares the power to decide and/or adjudicate the claim of title in such shares ?

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