Regulating Capital Account

Regulating Capital Account: Some Thoughts - Inaugural address delivered by Shri Harun R Khan, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India delivered at the 9th Annual Conference of FEDAI in Cape Town on April 12, 2014 1. It gives me great pleasure to be with you in this beautiful city of Cape Town for the 9th… Read More

Competitive Monetary Easing: Is it yesterday once more?

Remarks by Dr. Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India at the Brookings Institution Good morning. As the world seems to be struggling back to its feet after the great financial crisis, I want to draw attention to an area we need to be concerned about: the conduct of monetary policy in this integrated… Read More

Incorporation of Private Limited Company under Companies Act 2013

WHAT DOES THE ACT SAY REGARDING PRE INCORPORATION AND POST INCORPORATION? PRE INCORPORATION Q: Who shall a form a Private Limited Company? A: Two are more persons can form a Private Limited Company to conduct any lawful business {Section 3(1)} Q: What are the various methods of forming a Private Limited Company? A: There are… Read More

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Transforming Credit Information into Action: Issues and Challenges

Transforming Credit Information into Action: Issues and Challenges - Keynote address by Dr. K.C. Chakrabarty, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India at the Sixth Annual Credit Information Conference organized by CIBIL in Mumbai on March 20, 2014 Shri M.V.Nair, Chairman, CIBIL; Shri R.V.Verma, CMD, National Housing Bank; Shri M.V.Tanksale, Chief Executive, Indian Banks' Association; Shri… Read More


Private placement means any offer of securities or invitation to subscribe securities to a select group of persons by a company (other than by way of public offer) through issue of a private placement offer letter and which satisfies the conditions specified in section 42.  If a company, listed or unlisted, makes an offer to… Read More

A Study of Corporate Bond Market in India: Theoretical and Policy Implications

The Reserve Bank of India released on its website the DRG Study titled, A Study of Corporate Bond Market in India: Theoretical and Policy Implications. The study is co-authored by Prof. Sunder Raghavan, Professor of Finance, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; and Shri Ashok Sahoo, Director, Financial Stability Unit; Shri Angshuman Hait Assistant Adviser, Department of Statistics… Read More

Electoral Laws of India

S. K. Mendiratta* India is a sovereign, socialist, secular democratic republic. Democracy is one of the inalienable basic features of the Constitution of India and forms part of its basic structure (Kesavanand Bharati v State of Kerala and Others AIR 1973 SC 1461).  The concept of democracy, as visualized by the Constitution, pre-supposes the representation of the… Read More

Efficient systems and Proficient banks – Keynote address delivered by Shri G Padmanabhan, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India, at the CIOs Conference held at IDRBT on March 10-11, 2014

Shri Sambamurthy, Dr Ramasastri, Dr Gulshan Rai, CIOs of banks, faculty and staff of IDRBT, ladies and gentlemen. I would like to express my gratitude to the Director for inviting me to deliver the keynote address at the two day Conference for the Chief Information Officers (CIO) of banks. I addressed a similar forum of… Read More

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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Two-Tier Boards in Indian Corporations? An analysis

  Corporate governance practices are in a continuous state of evolution, particularly in a developing economy such as India. It is argued that corporate governance practices in India are an imperfect emulation of western practices, particularly of the Cadbury Committee Report, and subsequently, the UK Corporate Governance Code and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Sarbanes-Oxley).… Read More

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