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K.S. Ramasubramanian Practicing Company Secretary

KSR is a Practicing Company Secretary with over 30 years of experience. He has been rendering professional services in the areas of Company Law, Company Secretarial Practice, Public Issues, Corporate Governance, Administration, Management, International Marketing etc.,

He has designed and developed Csmart - a Company Secretarial Software (http://csmart.co.in/) aimed at making the life of a Company Secretary much easier saving valuable time. Lot of secretarial work is automated using the software.

He could be contacted at ramks17@gmail.com

Qualification : B.B.A.,LLB., F.C.S.

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M: 9448293329
A:No 80, Sri Nilayam, 2nd Main, Koramangala 1st Block, Bangalore 560034 Bangalore, Karnataka,

Articles by K.S. Ramasubramanian

MODEL DRAFT BOARD REPORT UNDER THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013

Unlike Section 217 of the old Companies Act, 1956, Section 134 of the new Companies Act, 2013 is very exhaustive and provides lots of useful information about the management and its activities to the Shareholders. Most of the information are 'Compliance Related'. To name a few, ''Details of Deposits received and the loans made and the guarantees provided,  contracts… Read More

GUIDING FACTORS IN FILING RESOLUTIONS AND AGREEMENTS WITH ROC UNDER THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013

Introduction Simplicity has lost its meaning under the new Act. Complexity under the garb of ''Transparency and Accountability' has forced entered the door of Corporate Sector. Simplicity is thrown out of the window. This Statement may seem to be harsh but that is the reality. The reader could very well understand this fact when he… Read More

DORMANT COMPANIES – PROVISION UNDER THE NEW COMPANIES ACT, 2013

Sometimes Companies are getting registered to hold  immoveable properties or an Intellectual properties  without having any business activity for a few years.  These Companies later on either get revived or merged with some other Company/Companies depending upon the need of the hour.  Some promoters register companies with an intention to start its business activities after… Read More

APPOINTMENT OF STATUTORY AUDITORS AND THEIR SERVICES UNDER THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013

SECTION 139, 141,142, and 144 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Companies (Audit and Auditors ) Rules, 2014 deal with appointment of Auditors, the criteria to become Auditors and payment of their remuneration etc. The new Act has not simplified the process. It is for us to understand the complexities involved and  to a possible extent… Read More

BUY BACK OF EQUITY SHARES UNDER THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013

BUY BACK OF EQUITY SHARES Normally the Sections in the Act deals with the compliance part of it and the rules connected to the particular Section lays down procedures for compliance and the Forms for submission. Under the new Companies Act, 2013, we get confused as to which is the Act and which is the… Read More

Controls on appointment of Regular Directors/ Whole time Directors/Managing Directors Under the Companies Act, 2013

Section 152, 164, 165, 167, 196 and Schedule V read with Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 govern the appointment of Regular Directors, Whole time Director and Managing Directors. The qualifications to be appointed for these posts are well enumerated in the Act as well as in the rules. The aforesaid provisions… Read More

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ISSUE OF SHARE CERTIFICATES AND ALLIED MATTERS UNDER THE NEW RULES

The age old Companies (Issue of Share Certificate ) Rules, 1960 has been replaced with the new Rules viz., Companies (Share Capital and Debentures ) Rules, 2014 with respect to Issue of Share Certificates and other allied matters. From now on the following rules governing Share Certificates shall apply. Let us explore one by one.… Read More

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Analysis of Related Party Contracts under Companies Act, 2013 including FAQs

SECTION 188 deals with related Party Contracts. We shall try to understand the Statutory compliance relating to ˜RELATED PARTY CONTRACTS™ under the Companies Act, 2013 in the form of FAQs. Applicability of the Section Section 188 of the Companies Act, 2013 is applicable to both Private and Public companies and is effective from 1st April,… Read More

DIGITAL SIGNATURE – HOW DOES IT WORK AND ITS RELEVANCE UNDER THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013

INTRODUCTION Every Professional is familiar with the usage of his Digital Signatures in all the MCA-21 E-Forms since 2006. Now the Companies Act, 2013 has extended its scope further. The Act now requires authentication of entries in the Statutory Registers by affixing digital signatures of the Authorised Signatory from time to time when the same… Read More

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Board Meetings through Video Conferencing and Criteria for Passing Circular Resolutions under Companies Act, 2013

LEGAL ASPECTS GOVERNING BOARD MEETINGS THROUGH VIDEO CONFERENCING AND THE ELIGIBLE CRITERIA FOR PASSING CIRCULAR RESOLUTIONS UNDER THE NEW COMPANIES ACT, 2013 AND THE RULES FRAMED THEREUNDER Introduction The Companies Act, 1956 gave the flexibility to the Board to pass the required resolutions either through Board Meetings or through circular resolutions in case of emergency.… Read More

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Issue of Sweat Equity Shares Old Wine in a New Bottle ?

SECTION 54 of the Companies Act, 2013 deals with the Issue of Sweat Equity Shares. Most of the provisions have been copied from Section 79A of the Companies Act, 1956. The New Act has maintained the same percentage and quantum upto which Sweat Equity could be issued. ˜The Sweat Equity Issue™ has become more transparent… Read More

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PRACTICE WITH PASSION AND NOT WITH FEARA NEW MANTRA WHILE FACING CHALLENGES POSED BY COMPANIES ACT, 2013

GOD SAVES THOSE WHO SAVE THEMSELVES is a famous phrase which aptly applies to CS and CA Professionals when they need to face the challenges posed by the Companies Act, 2013 and its voluminous rules and future notifications /clarifications expected to come periodically from the Government. Compounding applications will not be of any use in… Read More

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ISSUE OF BONUS SHARES-COMPANIES ACT, 2013

There was no specific section under the Companies Act, 1956 dealing with Bonus Shares. Companies were following the norms prescribed by the Controller of Capital issues. Once SEBI came into existence and controller of Capital issues were abolished, unlisted Private Limited Companies and Public Limited Companies were free to issue Bonus Shares if there were… Read More

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