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MCA Finalizes Rules for NCLT (Salary of Chairperson & Other Members) – to be notified in Official Gazette

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has finalized some of the Rules leading to the formation of NCLT. The first set of rules will be called the National Company Law Tribunal (Salary, Allowances and other Terms and Conditions of Service of Chairperson and other Members) Rules, 2013, will be published in the Official Gazette of India. The… Read More

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MCA Finalizes Rules for NCLT (Salary of President & Other Members) – to be notified in Official Gazette

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has finalized some of the Rules leading to the formation of NCLT. The first set of rules will be called the National Company Law Tribunal (Salary, Allowances and other Terms and Conditions of Service of President and other Members) Rules, 2013, will be published in the Official Gazette of India. The… Read More

Tags: AllowancesCompanies ActCorporate Affairs MinistryGovernmentGovernment of IndiaIndiaLokSabhaNational Company Law TribunalNCLTOfficial GazetteOfficial Gazette of IndiaSachin Pilot

Provisions for Enquiring Into Irregularities of Corporates

No instance of Satyam Computers like corporate fraud and malfeasance has so for come to light. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister for Corporate Affairs, said that alleged irregularities are enquired into through the following measures: ¢ Conducting technical scrutiny of the Balance… Read More

Tags: Balance sheetCompanies ActCompanies Act 1956Corporate Affairs MinistryLokSabhaRegistrar of CompaniesSachin PilotShri Sachin Pilot

MCA Measures to Prevent and Deal with Occurrence of Frauds

During the last three years and the current year (till date), the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has ordered investigations under section 235 and section 237 of the Companies Act, 1956 in 139 cases of alleged corporate frauds through the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) of the Ministry. Giving this information in written reply to a question… Read More

Tags: Collective investment schemeCompanies ActCompanies Act 1956Corporate Affairs MinistryCorporate GovernanceLokSabhaSachin PilotWest Bengal

Exemption from Competition Act

The Government, vide notification dated 08.01.2013 has already exempted a banking company in respect of which a notification under section 45 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 has been issued for its amalgamation with any other banking institution, from the provisions of section 5 and 6 of the Competition Act, 2002. Giving this information in… Read More

Tags: Companies ActCompetition CommissionCorporate Affairs MinistryGlobal Trust BankLokSabhaOriental Bank of CommerceSachin PilotShri Sachin Pilot

Most Recommendations of The Damodaran Committee Taken Into Account In The Companies Act, 2013

A Committee under the Chairmanship of Shri M. Damodaran was constituted to suggest measures for a roadmap for improving business climate in India. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister for Corporate Affairs, said that the Committee has since submitted its report to the… Read More

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Penalties Imposed by the Competition Commission of India

Up to 25.11.2013, the Competition Commission of India has imposed penalty of Rs. 8024.18 crore on 154 parties in various cases out of which an amount of Rs. 19.37 crore has been recovered and deposited in Government Account from 58 parties. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today,… Read More

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Amendment of Accounting Standards

Examination of various Rules and Accounting Standards under the Companies Act, 2013 is an ongoing process. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today, Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of Corporate Affairs, said that Accounting Standards are amended from time to time keeping in view the requirements of the situation.… Read More

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Use of Unclaimed Funds Lying With Companies

As specified in Section 205C of the Companies Act, 1956, companies are required to transfer such amounts as have remained unclaimed and unpaid on account of dividends, matured deposits and debentures with companies for a period of seven years from the date that they become due for payment to Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF).… Read More

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Women Directors on Boards of Corporate Companies

As per the data available in the MCA-21 system of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, as on 28.11.2013 there were 4,83,103 women directors on boards of corporate companies registered under the Companies Acts including government companies. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today, Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of… Read More

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Establishing A National Company Law Tribunal

Detailed Rules and necessary arrangements are under preparation with respect to the establishment of a National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of Corporate Affairs, Shri Sachin Pilot, said that the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 regarding operationalisation of NCLT have… Read More

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Strengthening the ˜Market Research and Analysis Unit™ of the Serious Fraud Investigation Office

Since 2009, a Market Research and Analysis Unit (MRAU) has been functioning in the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) with the objectives of analyzing media reports and for market surveillance relating to corporates. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of Corporate Affairs, Shri Sachin Pilot, said that… Read More

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New National Competition Policy Under Consideration

Formulation of a National Competition Policy is under consideration of the Government. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of Corporate Affairs, Shri Sachin Pilot, said that the Government has introduced a Public Procurement Bill, 2012 in Lok Sabha in May, 2012. The Bill seeks to regulate public… Read More

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