Corporate Affairs Ministry

Clarification about Applicability of the Companies Bill, 2013 for Company Secretaries December, 2013 Examination

Students appearing in the ˜Company Law™ paper of ˜Executive Programme™) and Company Secretarial Practice paper of the ˜Professional Programme™ respectively may take note of the following changes applicable for December 2013 Examination: 1. Highlights of the Companies Bill, 2012 as passed by the Parliament on 8th August, 2013 will be applicable under the topics Historical Development… Read More

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CLR Snippets | MCA Statement on Complaints against Companies

During the last three years (i.e. 2010-11 to 2012-13), 154 complaints against companies have been received in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today, Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of Corporate Affairs, said that inspections u/s 209A and/ or Investigations u/s 235 or scrutiny… Read More

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MCA initiatives to Protect the Interests of Investors

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has initiated several steps to protect the interests of investors through programmes of investors™ awareness and education. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today, Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of Corporate Affairs, said that important among such steps are : (i) Undertaking investor awareness… Read More

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Frauds in the Banking Sector: Causes, Concerns and Cures

(Inaugural address by Dr. K. C. Chakrabarty , Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India on July 26, 2013 during the National Conference on Financial Fraud organized by ASSOCHAM at New Delhi) Dr. Rana Kapoor, President, ASSOCHAM and MD & CEO, Yes Bank; Shri M. J. Joseph, Additional Secretary and Chief Vigilance Officer, Ministry of Corporate… Read More

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Conference Alert | ASSOCHAM National Conference on Financial Frauds – Risk & Prevention

Objectives of the Conference: The phenomenal economic growth the country witnessed in the recent times with increased reach and penetration requires fine tuning of legislative reforms on an ongoing basis, as to address the growing financial frauds as well as to accommodate growth. In the path to global integration and opening up of the economy, the… Read More

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Assocham National Conference on Companies Bill 2012 – Highlights & Insights”

The much awaited Companies Bill, 2012, has been approved by the Lok Sabha, which seeks to revise and modify the existing company law, in consonance with changes in national and international economic environment. In view of these emerging issues and key developments, ASSOCHAM is organizing National Conferences on Companies Bill 2012 - Highlights & Insights on… Read More

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CA Day: 65th Year of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ; To Set Newer Benchmarks While Taking Accountancy Beyond Professional ; Footprints During ITS 65th Year of Existence The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), India™s premier and world™s second largest accounting body, has entered its 65th year of existence. The Institute celebrated its 64th Foundation Day here yesterday… Read More

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ICWAI – President Communication June 2013

Dear Professional Colleagues, In today™s competitive environment, every Organisation is concerned about developing the potential of its people than ever before. It is healthy business practice that helps in enhancing the performance and bottom-line results of the organization. Organizations are designing HR policies to achieve their overall objective. These polices include recruitment, training, performance appraisals, motivating employees as well as… Read More

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ICSI Conducts National Seminar on ˜Indian Financial Code™

Union Finance Minister, Shri P. Chidambaram, here today inaugurated a National Seminar on the Indian Financial Code as recommended by the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission. The Seminar was organized by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) which functions under the aegis of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Addressing the august gathering, Shri… Read More

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MCA Voluntary Guidelines to promote good Corporate Governance

Voluntary Guidelines for Companies for providing general information on their websites about the company to promote good corporate governance and to enhance investors™ awareness ***** 1. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has been continuously taking various steps towards promoting good corporate governance, investor education and protection & advocacy for adoption of Corporate Social Responsibility… Read More

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MCA notification – Competition Commission of India Appointment

MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 17th April, 2013 S.O. 987(E).”In exercise of the powers conferred by sub section (1) of section 8 read with sub-section (1) of section 10 of the Competition Act, 2002 (12 of 2003), the Central Government her hereby appoints Shri S.L.Bunker as Member of the Competition Commission of India for a period of… Read More

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Action Taken in Cases of Corporate Frauds

From the years 2009-10 to 2013-14 (till date), 132 cases of fraud/ illegal transaction have been brought to the notice of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.  Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today Shri SachinPilot, Minister of Corporate Affairs, gave details of the action taken in respect of these cases as follows: (i)    In 89… Read More

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Detection of Corporate Frauds

The Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on 18-03-2013 with: (i) the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT), an autonomous scientific society of the Department of Information Technology, Government of India for setting up a Forensic Lab within SFIO premises in… Read More

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