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Kalidas Ramaswami


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Notifications issued by the MCA on Corporate Social Responsibility- Grey areas galore

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) with a view to roll out the requirements of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) from the beginning of the new financial year 2014-15 as proposed by the Hon™ble Minister of Corporate Affairs have come out with three notifications on February 27,2014 which are as under: 1)      Vide the first notification… Read More

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Meetings through Video Conferencing – Is it legally tenable

Participation by Directors in Meetings of the Board/Committee of Directors under the Companies Act, 1956 through electronic mode- Is it legally tenable. Introduction-Position under the Companies Act,2013 Section 173(2) of the Companies Act,2013 (hereinafter referred as The New Act) lends validity to the participation of Directors at a meeting of the Board either in person… Read More

Procedure for Authorization of Related Party Transactions under the Companies Act, 2013 – The Conundrum that it is

Introduction Members of the professional fraternity are aware that the Companies Act 2013(hereinafter referred to as The Act) is being notified for implementation in a phased manner-not surprisingly though, considering its overwhelming slant and dependence on sub-ordinate Legislation in the form of Rules. As we write these lines, only 98 out of the 470 Sections  … Read More

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Companies Act 2013 and Draft Rules there under – Commentary on Drafting anomalies, aberrations, contradictions et al – Urgent Need for Review

Introduction The much awaited Companies Act 2013 (hereinafter referred to as The Act) is now a valid piece of legislation having received presidential assent in August last year. The Act is now operational, albeit, partially with 98 provisions having been notified for application effective September 12,2013.The other provisions have been kept in suspended animation awaiting… Read More

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