Master Circular No.11/2013-14
July 01, 2013
All Authorised Dealer Category – I banks
Madam / Sir,
Master Circular on Direct Investment by Residents in Joint Venture (JV) /
Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS) Abroad
Direct investments by residents in Joint Venture (JV) and Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS) abroad are being allowed, in terms of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 6 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999, (42 of 1999) read with Notification No. FEMA.120/RB-2004 dated July 7, 2004, (GSR 757 (E) dated November 19, 2004), viz. Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Any Foreign Security) Regulations, 2004, as amended from time to time.
2. This Master Circular consolidates the existing instructions on the subject of Direct Investment by Residents in Joint Venture (JV) / Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS) Abroad’; at one place. The list of underlying circulars / notifications is furnished in the Appendix.
3. This Master Circular is issued with a sunset clause of one year. This circular will stand withdrawn on July 01, 2014 and be replaced by an updated Master Circular on the subject.
(C. D. Srinivasan)
Chief General Manager