Company Law

Checklist for Alteration of Share Capital under Companies Act, 2013

Article compiles Checklist for the Alteration of Share Capital under Section 61 of Companies Act, 2013 together with NCLT Rules, 2016....

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Role of Company Secretary In NCLT & NCLAT

Article explains Role of Company Secretary In National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) & National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)...

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Checklist for application to Inspect Minutes of General Meeting

Article compiles Checklist for the application made under section 119 of Companies Act, 2013 for Refusal of Inspection of Minute Books of General Meeting together with NCLT Rules, 2016....

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All about Loan under Nidhi Company in India – Practical Aspect

CA Paras Mehra 1.0 Introduction In this article, we shall discuss the practical aspects about the lending power under the Nidhi Company. Nidhi Companies are one of the special types of companies in India which had a power to accept deposit and lend money. However, for some people it is still a mystery on how […]...

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Checklist for correction of Info wrongly furnished U/s. 7 of CA 2013

Article provides Checklist for Correction of Information wrongly furnished under section 7 (Incorporation of Company) of Companies Act, 2013 keeping in view the NCLT Rules, 2016...

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Law Commission suggests amendment in laws to Curb Hate Speech

Law Commission suggests amendments to the Indian Penal Code, 1860 and the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 by adding new provisions on Prohibiting incitement to hatred' following section 153B IPC and 'Causing fear, alarm, or provocation of violence in certain cases' following section 505 IPC, and accordingly amending the First Schedule of...

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75% listed companies have appointed Women Directors

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has informed that as per second proviso to sub-section (1) of section 149 of the Companies Act, 2013 provide that prescribed class of companies shall have at least one women director. ...

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Show cause notices to 1018 companies for violation of CSR norms

Show cause notices have been issued to 1018 companies for 2014-15 for violation of Section 135 read with Section 134(3) (o) of the Companies Act, 2013....

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Major Achievements of MCA for the Month of January, 2017

During the month two notification(s) (one for private companies and the other for public companies) under section 462 of the Companies Act, 2013 [CA-13] have been issued providing for exceptions, modifications and adaptations from some of the provisions of the CA-13 for companies licensed to operate by the Reserve Bank of India or Securit...

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Request to comply with provisions of Companies Act, 2013

Ministry of Corporate Affairs to analyse the compliance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and Rules thereon wherein it was discussed that the members should take due care in enhancing compliance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013....

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NCALT penalises for non-appointment of whole time secretary

M/s. Gopala Polyplast Ltd. & Ors. Vs Registrar of Companies, Ahemdabad, Gujarat - The Appellant being not satisfied with the compounding of fine has challenged the order dated 30th September, 2016 passed by National Company Law Tribunal, (hereinafter referred to as the Tribunal), Ahmedabad Bench, in TP No.154/621A/NCLT/AHM/2016 (New), CA No.90/621A/CLB/MB/2013 (Old)....

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A person other than member or creditor can also challenge Company Name striking off

Rishima SA Investments LLC Vs Registrar of Companies, West Bengal & Ors. (Calcutta High Court) - Is a person, not being a member or a creditor or the company itself, entitled to challenge the striking off of the name of the company under Section 560 of the Companies Act, 1956? Does the petitioner have the locus standi to file and maintain the present writ petition?...

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SC upholds constitutional validity of NCLT

Madras Bar Association Vs Union of India & ANR. (Supreme Court of India) - MADRAS BAR ASSOCIATION Vs. UNION OF INDIA & ANR. (Supreme Court) The petitioner felt aggrieved by that part of the judgment vide which establishments of NCLT and NCLAT was held to be Constitutional....

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Postal ballot & e-voting cannot dispense general meeting – HC

Scheme of amalgamation of Wadala Commodities Limited with Godrej Industries Limited (Bombay High Court) - Bombay high court in scheme of amalgamation between Wadala Commodities Limited with Godrej Industries Limited has passed a judgment on postal ballot and e-voting. Court has observed that postal ballot and e-voting is an additional facility and cannot have the effect of dispensing the general meeting...

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New Companies Rules not binding till Publication in official gazette – HC

Scheme of amalgamation of Wadala Commodities Limited with Godrej Industries Limited (Bombay High Court) - Bombay High Court in scheme of amalgamation between Wadala Commodities Limited with Godrej Industries Limited has stated that gazetted copy of many MCA rules are not available, hence in the opinion of the court they are not binding so far or at least from 1st April 2014....

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Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) (Amendment) Rules, 2017

G.S.R. 258(E) - (17/03/2017) - (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) (Amendment) Rules, 2017. (2) They shall come into force on the 1st day of April, 2017....

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Vacancies for Technical Member in NCLT for CA, CS, CMA etc

No.A-12023/2/2017-Ad.IV(i) - (08/03/2017) - Filling up of 12 posts of Technical Member in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) - inviting applications for- selected candidates will be required to serve at any of the already constituted NCLT benches or benches to be constituted in future in different parts of the country in a phased manner...

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Govt establishes Debts Recovery Tribunal at Siliguri WEF 16.03.2017

Notification No. S.O. 831(E) - (15/03/2017) - Central Government hereby notifies the establishment of the Debts Recovery Tribunal at Siliguri with effect from the 16th day of March, 2017 ...

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2017

G.S.R. 178(E) - (28/02/2017) - These rules may be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2017. They shall come into force from the 28th February, 2017....

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Companies (Transfer of Pending Proceedings) Amendment Rules, 2017

Notification No. F. No. 1/5/2016-C1-V - (28/02/2017) - In exercise of the powers conferred under sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 434 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013) read with sub-section (1) of section 239 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (31 of 2016) (hereinafter referred to as the Code), the Central Government hereby makes the f...

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Law Commission suggests amendment in laws to Curb Hate Speech

Law Commission suggests amendments to the Indian Penal Code, 1860 and the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 by adding new provisions on Prohibiting incitement to hatred' following section 153B IPC and 'Causing fear, alarm, or provocation of violence in certain cases' following section 505 IPC, and accordingly amending the First Schedule of...

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Checklist for Alteration of Share Capital under Companies Act, 2013

Article compiles Checklist for the Alteration of Share Capital under Section 61 of Companies Act, 2013 together with NCLT Rules, 2016....

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Role of Company Secretary In NCLT & NCLAT

Article explains Role of Company Secretary In National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) & National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)...

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Checklist for application to Inspect Minutes of General Meeting

Article compiles Checklist for the application made under section 119 of Companies Act, 2013 for Refusal of Inspection of Minute Books of General Meeting together with NCLT Rules, 2016....

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All about Loan under Nidhi Company in India – Practical Aspect

CA Paras Mehra 1.0 Introduction In this article, we shall discuss the practical aspects about the lending power under the Nidhi Company. Nidhi Companies are one of the special types of companies in India which had a power to accept deposit and lend money. However, for some people it is still a mystery on how […]...

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Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) (Amendment) Rules, 2017

G.S.R. 258(E) (17/03/2017)

(1) These rules may be called the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) (Amendment) Rules, 2017. (2) They shall come into force on the 1st day of April, 2017....

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Checklist for correction of Info wrongly furnished U/s. 7 of CA 2013

Article provides Checklist for Correction of Information wrongly furnished under section 7 (Incorporation of Company) of Companies Act, 2013 keeping in view the NCLT Rules, 2016...

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Dispense of shareholder Meeting under Companies Act, 2013

By Notification dated 7th December, 2016 MCA has notified the sections of M&A under Companies Act, 2013 (Section 230-240). In this Flash editorial, the auditor begins by referring the provisions of section 230-240 relating to Meeting of Shareholders & Creditors and also makes an attempt to light up on provisions of dispense of Shareholder...

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Process to Shift Registered Office of company from One State to Other

A registered office is the official address of a company to which all official letters and reminders will be sent by any person, any government or non government or regulatory body. In terms of Section 7 of the Companies Act, 2013 (the Act)...

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Board Meeting through Video Conferencing under Companies Act 2013

As stated in Section 173(2) of Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 3 of the Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Rules, 2014, The participation of directors in a meeting of the Board may be either in person or through video conferencing or other audio visual means as may be prescribed...

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Corporate law also known as the company law is the study of how the directors, shareholders, creditors, employees and other participants in the community, consumers, and the environment work together with each other. Company law deals with organizations which are registered or incorporated under the Indian company law. The latest Companies Act is the Act which controls the incorporation of companies, responsibilities of companies, directors and laws relating to dissolution of any company. The newly constituted Companies Act 2013 is divided into twenty-nine chapters comprising 470 with 7 schedules. This Act replaced the previous Companies Act, 1956 on August 29th, 2013. The newly constituted Act came into action on September 12th, 2013 with number of changes.

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