Category - Company Law

Electronic Filing of Stamp duty on MCA – Now in J&K also

The provisions regarding stamp duty payment on Form No. 1, Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association, Form No. 5 and Form No. 44 electronically, at the time of their e-filing through MCA portal (www.mca.gov.in) , in addition to the already existing list of States and Union Territories published on the MCA portal,will also be mandatory… Read More

Company Secretary’s statement recorded as Evidence in Satyam’s case

A local court trying Satyam Computers multi-crore accounting scam today recorded the version of Company Secretary of Mahindra Satyam - G Jayaraman who informed the court about the previous board resolutions, loans taken from various banks with or without board resolutions etc. Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) has named Jayaraman as an accused in the Satyam… Read More

MCA working towards Lifting the Corporate Veil on Complex Structuring

The ministry of corporate affairs is working on a set of measures to lift the veil on the complex ways in which certain companies structure themselves, taking advantage of loopholes in the law, for protecting the interests of the shareholders. Sources said that one of the first reform measure on which the MCA is working… Read More

Getting Ready for XBRL reporting

While MCA has already proved its metal by digitizing the entire filings to be done with the Registar of Companies, it is now getting ready for XBRL reporting of annual accounts, whcih may prove to be yet another milestone in Corporate Compliance Filings, following International Standards. As per General Circular No. 09/2011 issued by MCA on 31st March, 2011, Companies… Read More

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eForms uploaded by CA, CS and CWAs to be Auto Approved by MCA

Chartered accountants, cost accountants and company secretaries will now be able to directly upload most of the certified e-forms  on MCA's portal, without prior approval of the ministry, while holding them responsible for such submissions. The move is seen as a major initiative towards expeditious e-filing. Now, practicing professionals registered as members of ICAI, ICSI… Read More

How to ascertain whether PAN of Director was filed with DIN 1

As all of you are aware about notification by MCA to inform PAN of every Director/Person holding Director Identification Number (DIN) up to 31st May, 2011 if not informed/furnished earlier at the time of applying DIN by such Director . Problem is being faced as to how to check whether  such Director had furnished PAN… Read More

SEBI clarified limitation period for filing an Arbitration Reference

CIRCULAR CIR/MRD/DP/4/2011              April 07, 2011 To, The Depositories Dear Sir / Madam, Sub: Limitation period for filing an arbitration reference SEBI has earlier issued directions to stock exchanges with regard to the limitation period for filing an arbitration  reference. In view of streamlining the provisions in the depositories on the captioned… Read More

Guidelines for Insurers to hit capital markets

Insurance sector regulator IRDA on Monday said guidelines to allow life insurance companies to raise funds from the capital market will be out by the end of this month. The Life insurers companies will be completing 10 years (in business) later this year. Discussions for allowing listing of insurance companies on the bourses have been… Read More

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SEBI working on alternate models for Corporate Governance

In a bid to bring in greater transparency and enhance accountability of India Inc, market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) today said it is working on an alternative model of corporate governance. "A committee is working on it. We have also asked the MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) to broaden the scope… Read More

SEBI Takeover code up for change

Market regulator Sebi is likely to give its final view on the Takeover Code for merger and acquisition deals at its board meeting scheduled later this month. SEBI is in consultation process and may place the Takeover Code in the next Board meeting. As per the Takeover guidelines proposed by a Sebi Panel headed by C… Read More

Right of shareholders to receive complete copy of B/S and P&L

[2010] 98 CLA (Mag.) Right of shareholders to receive complete copy of balance sheet and profit and loss account including Employees Statement T V Narayanaswamy Interesting legal issues often crop up on which there can be more than one view. It may be useful for any one faced with such issues to have them examined… Read More

Interactive Session with Regulators on Regulatory Overlaps

ASSOCHAM is organizing an Interactive Session with Regulators on Regulatory Overlaps On Wednesday, the 13th April, 2011 at from 11.00  a.m. to 1.00 p.m. at ASSOCHAM House, 47, Prithviraj Road, New Delhi Smt. Usha Narayanan, Executive Director, SEBI will be the Guest of Honour. The program would be followed by Lunch. There is no participation fee… Read More

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ROCs to check for diversion of IPO funds

To check the misuse of funds raised by Companies via IPOs, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has directed the Registrar of Companies (RoCs) to check for diversion of IPO funds while performing scrutiny of their annual accounts. MCA has asked ROCs to check for fund diversions by companies from the objectives stated in the prospectus with a… Read More

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