MCA revises the version of the eForm DIR – 6

MCA has revised the version of the eForm DIR - 6 (Intimation of change in particulars of Director to be given to the Central Government), which is now available at Company Forms Download page w.e.f 26th July, 2018. Further, updating of Email ID and Mobile number in DIR-6 has been temporarily disabled till further notice,… Read More

NCLT Chennai approves Amalgamation of Indian LLP with a Company

The Chennai Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) recently approved a scheme of amalgamation between an Indian Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) and an Indian private limited company. The Companies Act, 2013 and the LLP Act, 2008 do not contain any express provisions which provide for such cross-entity amalgamation. However, the NCLT held that… Read More

Split of position of Chairperson and Managing Directors in listed companies

Government of India Ministry of Corporate Affairs  The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), based on the recommendations of Kotak Committee on Corporate Governance, has amended the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 splitting the positions of the Chairperson and Managing Director, to start with, for top 500 listed companies on the… Read More

IBC ( Second Amendment) Bill, 2018 introduced in Lok Sabha

 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ORDINANCE The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 provides a time-bound process to resolve insolvency among companies and individuals. Insolvency is a situation where an individual or company is unable to repay their outstanding debt. In November 2017, the Insolvency Law Committee was set up to review the Code, identify issues in its… Read More

Guidance note on Filing of Form DIR-3 KYC

Friends, The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has vide Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) fourth Amendment Rules, 2018 notified on 5th July, 2018 provided for filing of Form DIR-3 KYC in order to conduct KYC of all Directors of all companies annually. I. Applicable Rules Rule 12A, Rule 11(2) and Rule 11(3) of the Companies… Read More

MCA extends time for inviting comments on National Voluntary Guidelines Till August 10, 2018

INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS ON THE DRAFT NATIONAL GUIDELINES ON SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL & ECONOMIC RESPONSIBILITIES OF BUSINESS, 2018 The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) issued the National Voluntary Guidelines on Social, Environmental & Economic Responsibilities of Business (NVGs) in July 2011 with a view to provide a clear, broad-based framework for carrying out responsible business… Read More

IBBI appoints Insolvency Professionals as authorised representatives for class of creditiors

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India 7th Floor, Mayur Bhawan, Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001 CIRCULAR  No. IBBI/CIRP/015/2018 13th July, 2018 To All Registered Insolvency Professionals All Recognised Insolvency Professional Entities All Registered Insolvency Professional Agencies (By mail to registered email addresses and on website of the IBBI) Dear Madam / Sir, Sub: Appointment of Authorised… Read More

SEBI issues clarification on strengthening of Guidelines and Raising Industry standards for RTAs, Issuer Companies and Banker to an Issue

Securities and Exchange Board of India CIRCULAR SEBI/HO/MIRSD/DOS3/CIR/P/2018/115 July 16, 2018 To, All Registrars to an Issue and Share Transfer Agents registered with SEBI All Listed entities (Through Stock Exchanges) All Recognised Stock Exchanges Dear Sir / Madam, Subject: Strengthening the Guidelines and Raising Industry standards for RTAs, Issuer Companies and Banker to an Issue… Read More

SEBI discontinues the practice of acceptance of cash by Stock Brokers

CIRCULAR SEBI/HO/MIRSD/DOP/CIR/P/2018/113 July 12, 2018 To, All Recognised Stock Exchanges Dear Sir / Madam, Subject: Discontinuation of acceptance of cash by Stock Brokers 1. Please refer to SEBI circular SEBI/MRD/SE/Cir- 33/2003/27/08 dated August 27, 2003, regarding Mode of Payment and Delivery. 2. Government of India has promoted various means for transfer / receipt of funds… Read More

SEBI issues circular on Investment by FPI through primary market issuances

CIRCULAR IMD/FPIC/CIR/P/2018/114 July 13, 2018 To 1. All Foreign Portfolio Investors (through their Custodian of Securities) 2. All Custodians 3. The Depositories (NSDL and CDSL) 4. All Registrar and Transfer Agents 5. All Merchant Bankers Dear Sir / Madam, Sub: Investment by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) through primary market issuances 1. Regulation 21(7) of SEBI… Read More

MCA has constituted a 10-Member Committee to review the offences under the Companies Act, 2013

Government of India Ministry of Corporate Affairs   15 JUL 2018 The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has constituted a 10 Member Committee, headed by the Secretary of Ministry of Corporate Affairs, for review of the penal provisions in the Companies Act, 2013 may be setup to examine ‘de-criminalisation’ of certain offences. The MCA seeks to… Read More

SEBI issue Master Circular on Mutual Funds

MASTER CIRCULAR SEBI/HO/IMD/DF5/CIR/P/2018/109 July 10, 2018 All Mutual Funds, Asset Management Companies (AMCs) and Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) Dear Sir/ Madam, Sub: Master Circular for Mutual Funds For effective regulation of the Mutual Fund Industry, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has been issuing various circulars from time to time. In… Read More

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MCA to commence Section 15,16, 75 and 76 of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 w.e.f. 15 August 2018

Government of India Ministry of Corporate Affairs Notification New Delhi, the 5th July, 2018 S.0. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by subsection (2) of section 1 of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (1 of 2018), the Central Government hereby appoints the 15th August, 2018 as the date on which the following provisions of… Read More

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