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General Procedure for Amalgamation under Companies Act 2013

Mergers and amalgamations are vital corporate transactions and completely overhaul and transform the structure of the merging entities. A ‘merger’ is a combination of two or more entities into one; the desired effect being not just the accumulation of assets and liabilities of the distinct entities, but organization of such entity int...

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15 FAQs replied at various sessions of Quest Assist – ICSI

Q. 1 How the subscriber sheet should be signed in case of foreign subscribers. Ans: In case of the foreign subscriber, the subscriber sheet needs to be physically signed and witnessed there. Also ensure to follow the process of Notarisation & Apostille for all documents as required under the Act. The complete MOA and AOA along with the su...

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

The major amendments made by MCA are related to the Transfer of Equity Shares by Company to IEPF Authority in case any shareholder fails to en-cash Dividend Warrants issued by company in any of the last 7 (seven) consecutive years. ...

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IEPF Amendment Rules 2017; Steps to be taken by Companies before May 31, 2017

Procedure for transferring shares against which dividend has not been paid or claimed for seven consecutive years [Section 124(6) read with Rule 6 of Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2017]...

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Perspective and challenges of NCLT

The Government of India has, after fourteen years since their introduction, constituted the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) under the Companies Act, 2013 to provide for a single judicial forum to adjudicate all disputes concerning the affairs of Indian companies....

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Closure of Business / Striking Off / Removal of Name under Companies Act, 2013- A Tool for Defunct Companies

With the advent of new Companies Act, 2013, corporate governance is the key and professional approach is the essence of all business operations. Under the Companies Act, 2013, even the private companies are expected to be compliance oriented in lot many ways, with the comprehensive reporting systems in annual filings, shedding away the ol...

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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 following rules further to amend the Comp...

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Company Law News India

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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