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Debate is on on the proposed Open Offer Limit in the new Takeover code

In order to bring down the cost of acquisition, the Finance Ministry is likely to peg the open offer limit to 50-75 per cent as against 100 per cent recommended by the Sebi panel on the new Takeover Code. "In regard to 100 per cent open offer (as recommended by Achuthan panel), more or less… Read More

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IT Dept. starts scrutinizing 6.5 Lacs Frozen Demat Accounts

The Income Tax Department has started scrutinizing over 6.5 lakh demat accounts, which were frozen following 2006 IPO scam, to see if blackmoney was used to purchase equities by persons through multiple accounts. "Investigation and intelligence wings have started looking into the frozen accounts with substantial amounts lying in them to see if they are linked," a… Read More

New Rules to regulate Stock Exchanges soon : Consultations Begin

The government will begin tomorrow its consultations with various stakeholders regarding a new set of rules on how stock exchanges should be owned and run, proposed by a Sebi-appointed committee last year. Besides the exchanges, new ownership and governance rules have also been proposed by the committee, chaired by former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan, for… Read More

New Internet Regulations : Is it an Attack on Privacy of a User?

Under flak for the new Internet rules which are being interpreted as an attack on privacy of a user, the government while clarifying the rules questioned the why critics were silent when the draft rules were opened for public opinion. R Chandrashekhar, Secretary in the Department of Information Technology, in an interaction with PTI said… Read More

Mergers within the same group should be exempted from CCI norms: CII

Industry body CII today said competition watchdog CCI's approval should not be made mandatory for mergers and amalgamations between group companies. "While acquisitions of control or shares or voting rights or assets within the same group have been exempted from the notification requirement, mergers or amalgamations have not been specified, which appears to be an… Read More

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Participation by directors in meetings of Board / Committee of directors under the Companies Act, 1956 through electronic mode.

General Circular No. 28/2011, Dated: 20.05.2011 Subject: Green Initiative in the Corporate Governance Participation by directors in meetings of Board / Committee of directors under the Companies Act, 1956 through electronic mode. Sir, The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has taken a Green Initiative in the Corporate Governance by allowing paperless compliances by the Companies after… Read More

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Participation by Shareholders in General Meetings under the Companies Act, 1956 through electronic mode

General Circular No. 27/2011, Dated: 20.05.2011All the Regional Directors,All the Registrar of Companies Subject: Green Initiative in the Corporate Governance Participation byshareholders In general meetings under the Companies Act, 1956 through electronic mode. Sir, The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has taken a Green Initiative in the Corporate Governance by allowing paperless compliance™s by the Companies… Read More

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ICSI Admit Card available for online Download

Click here to download the ICSI Admit Card for June 2011 Examinations and also get complete information on Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) Admit Cards, CS Results, CS Course Syllabus, Company Secretary Course, ICSI Results.                   Read More

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AMLS and CFT Standards – Money changing activities

 AML standards/CFT  Standards - Money changing activities RBI/2010-11/536 ; Circular No. 65; Anti-Money Laundering (AML) standards/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Standards - Money changing activities Please refer to our A.P.(DIR Series) Circular No.51 { A.P.(FL/RL Series) Circular No.13} dated April 6, 2011 forwarding the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Statement identifying a list of… Read More

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Cross Border Inward Remittance under Money Transfer Service Scheme – Iran and Republic of Korea

  RBI/2010-11/535; Circular No. 64; Dated  May 20, 2011 All Authorised Persons, who are Indian Agents under Money Transfer Service Schem Anti-Money Laundering (AML) standards/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Standards - Cross Border Inward Remittance under Money Transfer Service Scheme Please refer to our A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.50 {A.P. (FL/RL Series) Circular No.12} dated… Read More

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Cross Border Inward Remittance under Money Transfer Service Scheme

RBI/2010-11/537; Circular No. 66; Dated May 20, 2011 All Authorised Persons, who are Indian Agents under Money Transfer Service Scheme. Anti-Money Laundering (AML) standards/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Standards - Cross Border Inward Remittance under Money Transfer Service Scheme Please refer to our A.P.(DIR Series) Circular No.52 { A.P.(FL/RL Series) Circular No.14} dated April… Read More

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AML standards/CFT Standards – Money Changing Activities – Iran and Korea

RBI/2010-11/534 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 63 May 20, 2011 All Authorised Persons Madam/ Dear Sir, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) standards/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Standards - Money Changing Activities Please refer to our A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.49 {A.P. (FL/RL Series) Circular No.11} dated April 6, 2011 on risks arising from the deficiencies in AML/CFT… Read More

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Hedging IPO flows by FIIs under the ASBA mechanism

RBI/2010-11/539; Circular No. 68; dated May 20, 2011 All Authorised Dealer - Category I banks Hedging IPO flows by Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) under the Application Supported by Blocked Amount(ASBA) mechanism Attention of the Authorised Dealer Category - I (AD Category - I) banks is invited to A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 32 dated December… Read More

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