Company Law

Incorporation of One Person Company in India – Point to Remember and Process

MCA has introduced the Concept of One Person Company so that the Proprietorship business can also get the Corporate Frame work with minimum compliances in a Year. It is still in its nascent stages and will require more time to be fully accepted by the business world....

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Specific Disclosures to be made by Companies related to cash

Specific Audit Requirement W.r.t to Section 143(3)(d) of companies Act 2013 read with rules 11(8) of  Companies (Audit and Auditors) Amendment Rules, 2017 Audit Procedure W.r.t specific reporting u/s 143(3) over financial statements . Obtain the following information during the Audit engagement performance 1. Closing Cash in hand As on 8...

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Case Study on Section 185 and Section 186 of Companies Act 2013

Loans and advances are used together and in common parlance deemed to be synonyms of each other but as per various judicial decisions there is a clear line of demarcation between the two terms....

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An Overview on Postal Ballot

Voting by Postal Ballot is a type of voting in which pre-paid ballot papers are distributed to the members for their voting....

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Opening of branches by Nidhi Companies

As we know Nidhi Companies are created for cultivating the habit of saving amongst the members and accept/lend funds only from/to its members, there are separate Rules being imposed on Nidhi Companies to ensure the safety of stakeholders interests and to ensure good governance in Nidhi Business....

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Summary of changes as per Draft Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Amendment Rules, 2017

Pursuant to implementation of IndAS, the Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Rules, 2014 are to be amended to bring parity between financial records and cost records. Accordingly, the Draft Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Amendment Rules, 2017 have been placed on the Ministry’s website www.mca.gov.in for suggestions/ comments....

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Draft Companies (cost records and audit) Amendment Rules, 2017

1. Material Costs-(a) Proper records shall be maintained showing separately all receipts, issues and balances both in quantities and cost of each item of raw material required for the production of goods or rendering of services under reference....

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Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017 as passed by Lok Sabha

Companies (Amendment Bill 2017) is passed by Lok Sabha on 27.07.2017 and will be presented in Rajya Sabha for Further Approval. The bill has total 93 Clauses by which 92 Amendments been carried out in Companies Act, 2013, which includes Amendment of Existing Sections, Insertion of New Sections, Substitution of Existing Section with New Se...

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‘Task Force on Shell Companies’ for effectively tackling malpractices

With a view to have consolidated relevant information at one place and based upon inputs from all law enforcement agencies, the Serious Fraud Investigation Office under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has undertaken the exercise of preparing comprehensive digital database of shell companies and their associates that were identified by v...

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Salient features of system of issuing e-patent certificates

The Government has launched the system of issuing e-patent certificates after grant of patent, by issuing a public notice on 3-7-2017.The salient features are enumerated below:-...

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Appeals Filed U/s. 10F of Companies Act 1956 cannot be condoned after 60 days

Santosh Kumar Hegde Vs. Parimala Hospitality (P.) Ltd. & Ors. (Bombay High Court) - In view of Companies Act, 1956 being a special statute and upon considering the language of section 10-F, in my view it is clear that the Company Court has no power to condone delay beyond the period of 60 days....

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Principle of imposition of minimum penalty is non-mandatory in compounding of offenses cases: NCLT

Re. M/S UW International Training & Education Centre for Health Pvt. Ltd. (NCLT Delhi) - NCLT held that the principle of imposition of minimum penalty is non-mandatory in compounding of offenses cases, it is necessary to define and understand offense. The term offence has been defined by s 3(38) of General Clauses Act, as any act or omission made punishable by any law for the time being...

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Withdrawn of Application- After Admission – NCLT – INSOLVENCY CODE

Parker Hannifin India Private Limited v/s Prowess International Private Limited (NCLT Kolkata) - NCLT has cleared that once a petition is admitted by the NCLT under IBC, both the parties have no right to withdraw the petition. As it can say IBC is not a Recovery Law it is Revival Law....

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NCLT can allow Compounding of offence despite advanced stage of prosecution

Teamasia Semiconductors (India) Ltd. & Ors., In re (National Company law Tribunal Hyderabad) - the issue to be decided in the present case is whether the National Company Law Tribunal is having power to allow the applicants to compound the offence in question, especially when prosecution was already initiated and the same is in advance stage....

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WEF 15-12-2016 High court lost jurisdiction to hear Company Law petitions

Prasanta Kumar Mitra & Ors. Vs India Steam Laundry P. Ltd. & Ors. (Calcutta High Court) - Matter related to transitional provisions under section 68 of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 1988, which bestowed jurisdiction to hear the case only on High Court, however, as in the case in point, the issue was transferred to NCLT under the 2013 Act, the NCLT would have jurisdiction, even though th...

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Monthly Summary of MCA for the month of July, 2017

No. I-27011/2/2017-Coord - (14/08/2017) - A circular was issued to clarify that exemption from section 143(3)(i) of Companies Act, 2013 [reporting on internal financial controls by auditors in their audit reports] given through notification dated 13th June, 2017 shall be applicable for those audit reports in respect of financial statements...

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National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Act, 2017

No. 19 of 2017 - (04/08/2017) - 1. Short title and commencement.:- (1) This Act may be called the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Act, 2017. (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint....

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Companies (Incorporation) Second Amendment Rules, 2017

Notification No. F. No. 1/13/2013 CL-V - (27/07/2017) - 28. Shifting of registered office within the same State.- (1) An application seeking confirmation from the Regional Director for shifting the registered office within the same State from the jurisdiction of one Registrar of Companies to the jurisdiction of another Registrar of Companies, shall he fi...

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Reg. Private company exemption from internal financial control reporting

General Circular No. 08/2017 - (25/07/2017) - Stakeholders have drawn attention of this Ministry to the serial no. 5 of notification No. G.S.R. 583(E) dated 13th June, 2017 which states that requirements of reporting under section 143(3)(i) of the Companies Act, 2013 shall not apply to certain private companies as mentioned therein and have sou...

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MCA constitutes 2 two Committee to review 10 year old and above cases

No. 16/37/2017 -Legal - (25/07/2017) - Constitution of two Review Committee (s) for reviewing the 10 year old and above cases of different regions and in office of SFIO for withdrawal of prosecution. The Committees would review and recommend the details of cases in which prosecutions are required to be withdrawn including the reports sub...

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Recent Posts in "Company Law"

Incorporation of One Person Company in India – Point to Remember and Process

MCA has introduced the Concept of One Person Company so that the Proprietorship business can also get the Corporate Frame work with minimum compliances in a Year. It is still in its nascent stages and will require more time to be fully accepted by the business world....

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Monthly Summary of MCA for the month of July, 2017

No. I-27011/2/2017-Coord (14/08/2017)

A circular was issued to clarify that exemption from section 143(3)(i) of Companies Act, 2013 [reporting on internal financial controls by auditors in their audit reports] given through notification dated 13th June, 2017 shall be applicable for those audit reports in respect of financial statements...

Read More

Summary of changes as per Draft Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Amendment Rules, 2017

Pursuant to implementation of IndAS, the Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Rules, 2014 are to be amended to bring parity between financial records and cost records. Accordingly, the Draft Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Amendment Rules, 2017 have been placed on the Ministry’s website www.mca.gov.in for suggestions/ comments....

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Draft Companies (cost records and audit) Amendment Rules, 2017

F.No. 1/40/2013 - CL - V

1. Material Costs-(a) Proper records shall be maintained showing separately all receipts, issues and balances both in quantities and cost of each item of raw material required for the production of goods or rendering of services under reference....

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Specific Disclosures to be made by Companies related to cash

Specific Audit Requirement W.r.t to Section 143(3)(d) of companies Act 2013 read with rules 11(8) of  Companies (Audit and Auditors) Amendment Rules, 2017 Audit Procedure W.r.t specific reporting u/s 143(3) over financial statements . Obtain the following information during the Audit engagement performance 1. Closing Cash in hand As on 8...

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Case Study on Section 185 and Section 186 of Companies Act 2013

Loans and advances are used together and in common parlance deemed to be synonyms of each other but as per various judicial decisions there is a clear line of demarcation between the two terms....

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

An Overview on Postal Ballot

Voting by Postal Ballot is a type of voting in which pre-paid ballot papers are distributed to the members for their voting....

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

Opening of branches by Nidhi Companies

As we know Nidhi Companies are created for cultivating the habit of saving amongst the members and accept/lend funds only from/to its members, there are separate Rules being imposed on Nidhi Companies to ensure the safety of stakeholders interests and to ensure good governance in Nidhi Business....

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Act, 2017

No. 19 of 2017 (04/08/2017)

1. Short title and commencement.:- (1) This Act may be called the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Act, 2017. (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint....

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Implication of Non-filing of Annual Forms: Companies Amendment Bill, 2017

it proposed in the bill that the Company can file such form subject to additional fees of Rs. 100/- per day”. Here the questions are; If a Company has not filed Annual forms for the f.y. 2014-15 , 2015-16 or any previous financial year then whether fees shall be applicable as Rs. 100 per day or 2 times, 4 times as per Companies Act, 20...

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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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