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National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct released: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Corporate Affairs has revised the National Voluntary Guidelines on Social, Environmental and Economic Responsibilities of Business, 2011 (NVGs) and formulated the National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct (NGRBC). These guidelines urge businesses to actualize the principles in letter and … Continue reading

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Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification rules: Govt.

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (“MCA”) vide its notification dated February 21, 2019 amended Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014 by insertion of new rule 25A  – “Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification (ACTIVE)” with effect from February 25, 2019. Per the notification, every … Continue reading

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LLP Incorporation made online: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Corporate Affairs has launched incorporation of Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) through a complete online system through a web service titled “RUN-LLP (Reserve Unique Name – Limited Liability Partnership)”. Name can also be allotted to LLP through an … Continue reading

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IBBI strengthens its Due Diligence Framework under IB Code, 2016: Govt.

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has amended its Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process Regulations to ensure that as part of due diligence, prior to approval of a Resolution Plan, the antecedents, credit worthiness and credibility of a Resolution Applicant, … Continue reading

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Limitation Act not applicable to Insolvency Code: NCLAT

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal recently ruled that the Limitation Act, 1963 is not applicable to the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“I&B Code”) as the latter is not a code for recovery of money claim, rather it relates … Continue reading

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Association or body corporate can maintain writ petition: KolHC

The Calcutta High Court recently held that an association or body corporate has a clear right to maintain a writ petition on behalf of its members or shareholders if the cause of action effects them both. The Court clarified that … Continue reading

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Measures to curb ‘Inversions’ announced: US Treasury

United States Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service has announced measures to curb ‘Inversions’ by US corporations. https://goo.gl/hsGD0P

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Corp guarantees have no bearing on profits: ITAT

In a recent ruling, Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) held that when corporate guarantees are in the nature of shareholder activities, they have no bearing on profits and in such cases no arms length price adjustments need to be made. … Continue reading

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Companies Act 2013 provisions applicable to private companies modified: MCA

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified on June 5, 2015 that certain provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 shall not apply to private limited companies or shall apply with such exceptions or modifications as directed in the notification. http://goo.gl/Oawjjr These … Continue reading

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Postal ballot voting not applies to court-convened meetings: BHC

In one of the first rulings dealing with interpretation of provisions of new Companies Act, 2013, the Bombay High Court held that that the provisions for compulsory voting by postal ballot to the exclusion of an actual meeting do not … Continue reading

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