RBI’s Path towards Liberalisation.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) lies at the apex of the banking and financial structure of the country. Recently, it published various notifications that loosened certain restrictions and espoused a smooth-running of its policies. The predominant features are discussed hereunder. 1. FDI norms liberalized for NBFC’S: During the Budget Speech of 2016, the Esteemed… Read More

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Takeover Defenses in India

Hostile takeovers have been relatively uncommon in India compared to Western jurisdictions. However, it has been observed in recent times that the trend is slowly but surely catching up in India as well. While the Takeover Code and the Companies Act mandate several disclosure requirements which make it considerably difficult for hostile raiders to acquire… Read More

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NPA in Private Sector Banks

The extremely plan to enable RBI to endorse rules on arrangement of Non-performing asset was that the idea of NPA itself is rapid - it changes with the adjustments in the money related administration and accordingly requires consistent checking and upgrading. Giving a static definition from the very time when the institution came into power… Read More

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Amendment of Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013

MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 17th November, 2016 G.S.R. 1075(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 467 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following further amendments to amend Schedule II to the said Act, namely:- 1. In the Companies Act,… Read More

Withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of Specified Bank Notes – Compliance with provisions of 114B of the Income Tax Rules, 1962

RBI/2016-17/135 DCM (Plg) No.1287/10.27.00/2016-17 November 16, 2016 The Chairman / Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Public Sector Banks / Private Sector Banks/ Foreign Banks Regional Rural Banks / Urban Co-operative Banks / State Co-operative Banks Dear Sir, Withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of Specified Bank Notes – Compliance with provisions of 114B of the Income Tax… Read More

Designation of Special Court

MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 17th November, 2016 S.O. 3464(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 435 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government, with the concurrence of the Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya, hereby designates the following Court as Special… Read More

Section 23 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 – Master Circular on Branch Licensing – Census data 2011

RBI/2016-17/134 DBR.RRB.BC.No.36/31.01.002/2016-17 November 16 , 2016 All Regional Rural Banks Dear Sir / Madam, Section 23 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 - Master Circular on Branch Licensing - Census data 2011 Please refer to our Master circular on Branch Licensing DBR.CO.RRB.BL.BC.No.17/31.01.002/2015-16 dated July 1, 2015. As the Census data for 2011 are available in public… Read More

Withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of existing ₹ 500/- and ₹ 1000/- Bank Notes – Daily Reporting

RBI/2016-17/136 DCM (Plg) No.1291/10.27.00/2016-17 November 16, 2016 The Chairman / Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Public Sector Banks/ Private Sector Banks / Foreign Banks/ Regional Rural Banks / Urban Cooperative Banks/ State Cooperative Banks Dear Sir Withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of existing ₹ 500/- and ₹ 1000/- Bank Notes – Daily Reporting Please refer… Read More

Usage of ATMs – Waiver of customer charges

RBI/2016-17/132 DPSS.CO.PD.No.1240/02.10.004/2016-2017 November 14, 2016 The Chairman and Managing Director / Chief Executive Officers All Scheduled Commercial Banks including RRBs / Urban Co-operative Banks / State Co-operative Banks / District Central Co-operative Banks White Label ATM Operators Dear Madam/ Sir, Usage of ATMs – Waiver of customer charges A reference is invited to the circular… Read More

Withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of existing ₹ 500/- and ₹ 1000/- Bank Notes – Daily Reporting

RBI/2016-17/136 DCM (Plg) No.1291/10.27.00/2016-17 November 16, 2016 The Chairman / Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Public Sector Banks/ Private Sector Banks / Foreign Banks/ Regional Rural Banks / Urban Cooperative Banks/ State Cooperative Banks Dear Sir Withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of existing ₹ 500/- and ₹ 1000/- Bank Notes – Daily Reporting Please refer… Read More

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