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Live Course on Appeal, Pleading & Drafting under GST by CA Sachin Jain

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oin us for an immersive live course led by renowned expert CA Sachin Jain, as we delve into the intricacies of appeal, pleading, and drafting under GST.

Green Initiatives in the Corporate Governance- Clarification

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The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has clarified that only a duly approved agency approved by it will have to be appointed for providing and supervising electronic platform for electronic voting to have a secured electronic platform for capturing accurate voting processes. Accordingly, the National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) and the Central Depository Services (India) Limited are being approved by the MCA subject to the condition that they obtain a certificate from the Standardization Testing and Quality Certification Directorate (STQC), Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & IT, Govt. of India, New Delhi.

FCRA Comes into Force W.E.F May 2011

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Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) 2010 has been notified and it has come into force with effect from 1/5/2011. FCR Rules 2011 have also come into force from 1/5/2011. Key features of FCRA 2010 include the following- Concept of ‘permanent’ registration done away with; A five-year registration is provided so that dorman organisations do not continue. All existing registered organisations are deemed to be on a five-year validity from now.

Transfer/Posting of Commissioner/ Director of Income Tax Vide Order No. 76 of 2011

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ORDER NO. 76 OF 2011 – The following local transfers/postings in the grade of Commissioner/Director of Income Tax are hereby ordered with immediate effect and until further orders:

SC adjourns Sahara case, allows more time to file documents

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The Supreme Court today adjourned the hearing of the petition filed by the Sahara Group against the orders of the Allahabad High Court which necessitated the company to share full details of investors participating in its fund raising exercise with the market regulator Sebi. A three judges bench headed by the Chief Justice S H Kapadia adjourned the matter for a week after the group’s investment arm Sahara India Real Estate Corporation sought some time to file recent documents.

Clarification in respect of General Circular No. 2 /2011 dated 8th February, 2011

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It has been observed that certain companies are seeking clarification in respect of circular No. 2/11 dated 8.2.2011 issued by the Ministry in respect of exemption u/s 212 (8) of the Companies Act, 1956. The point raised is in respect of applicability of condition No. (ii) of the circular, requesting the Ministry to delete the condition in respect of unlisted companies as this condition is applicable to listed companies as per SEBI guidelines.

Approval of Ministry of Corporate Affairs for appointment of agency for providing electronic platform for electronic voting under the Companies Act, 1956

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The Companies Act, 1956 and the Companies (Passing of Resolution by Postal Ballot) Rules, 2001, recognize the voting by electronic mode. In order to have a sound electronic platform for capturing electronic voting process, MCA has recognized National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) and Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL) as agencies for providing electronic platform for electronic voting.

E-Form No. 32 – Companies Act, 1956 – filing of conflicting return by contesting parties

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E-Form No. 32 – Intimation to Registrar of Companies regarding particulars of appointment of Directors etc and changes therein in the company pursuant to section 303 (2) of the Companies Act, 1956 – filing of conflicting return by contesting parties.

Marking a company as having management dispute by Registrar of Companies under MCA-21 system

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The Registrar of Companies shall mark a company as having management dispute in only those cases where the court or Company Law Board has directed to maintain the status-quo with reference to any e-forms including status of Directors in the company or The Court or Company Law Board has granted any injunction or stay in taking the document on record and Registrar of Companies is a party in such court cases and/or the directions have been issued to the Registrar of Companies.

Opening of Escrow Accounts for FDI transactions – A. P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 58 Dated – May 02, 2011

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RBI has permitted AD Category – I banks and SEBI authorized Depository Participants to open and maintain, without prior approval of the Reserve Bank, non-interest bearing Escrow accounts in Indian Rupees in India on behalf of residents and/or non-residents, towards payment of share purchase consideration and / or provide Escrow facilities for keeping securities to facilitate FDI transactions subject to certain terms and conditions.

Pledge of shares for business purposes -A. P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 57 Date – May 02, 2011

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A. P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 57 Shares of an Indian company held by the non-resident investor can be pledged in favour of an Indian bank in India to secure the credit facilities being extended to the resident investee company for bonafide business purposes subject to the following conditions : in case of invocation of pledge, transfer of shares should be in accordance with the FDI policy in vogue at the time of creation of pledge; submission of a declaration/ annual certificate from the statutory auditor of the investee company that the loan proceeds will be / have been utilized for the declared purpose; the Indian company has to follow the relevant SEBI disclosure norms;

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