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Bonus Shares – A Shareholders’ Delight

Karan Singh Sahi, ACS[1] Introduction One thing which every shareholder across various Companies would dream for is receipt of Bonus shares. The word “Bonus” has a very positive connotation, implying something extra or some gains at no cost.  Issue of bonus shares is the most popular way by which companies like to utilize their large accumulated… Read More

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There was no specific section under the Companies Act, 1956 dealing with Bonus Shares. Companies were following the norms prescribed by the Controller of Capital issues. Once SEBI came into existence and controller of Capital issues were abolished, unlisted Private Limited Companies and Public Limited Companies were free to issue Bonus Shares if there were… Read More

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Commencement Notification CA2013 :: Notified Sections 23,24,25

Commencement Notification Of Companies Act 2013 :: 98 Sections Notified Chapter III -Prospectus and Allotment of Securities (Sections 23 - 42) Section 23- Public offer and private placement except clause (b) of sub-section (1) and sub-section (2) (1) A public company may issue securities” (a) to public through prospectus (herein referred to as "public offer") by complying… Read More

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