Company Law

Shifting of Registered Office of Company within State

Shifting of Registered Office of Company Background/Extract of Companies Act, 2013. As per provisions of Section 12 of Companies Act, 2013. 1. A company shall, on and from the fifteenth day of its incorporation and at all times thereafter, have a registered office capable of receiving and acknowledging all communications and notices as ma...

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All about authentication of documents under Companies Act, 2013

Who will authenticate the Document and Which Documents to be authenticated and procedure under Companies Act, 2013 Introduction Under the provisions of Companies Act, 2013 and The Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014, document need to be authenticated by some professional’s or Individual(s). This article is about which ...

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Restriction on number of layers for certain Classes of holding Companies

Analysis of Companies (Restriction on number of layers) Rules, 2017 notified by notification No. G.S.R. 1176(E) dated : 20th September, 2017...

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Presentation on Issue of Preference Shares

Preference share capital means that part of the issued share capital of the company which carries or would carry a preferential right with respect to ...

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Shareholders Agreement and its importance

We all are aware that a ‘Share’ is a share in the Share Capital of a Company, and a Shareholder is a person who has subscribed to such Share of a Company....

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Exposure Draft Accounting Standard (AS) 24 Related Party Disclosures

(The Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS), as notified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in February, 2015, have been applicable to the specified class of companies. For other class of companies, i.e., primarily the unlisted entities having net worth less than Rs. 250 crores, Accounting Standards, as notified under Companies (Accountin...

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One Suspicious Company found having with 2134 Bank A/cs

Government of India receives vital information from 13 Banks regarding the bank account operations and post-demonetization transactions of some of the 2,09,032 suspicious companies that had been struck off the Register of Companies earlier this year; ...

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Integration of Name Reservation with SPICE form- MCA invites comment

The Consultation Paper for integration of Name Reservation with SPICE eform under Companies Act, 2013 has been placed on the Ministry's website www.mca.gov.in for suggestions/ comments....

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MOU between MCA & CBDT for Automatic & Regular Information Exchange

Taking forward the initiative launched by the Government of India to curb the menace of shell companies, money laundering and black money in the country and prevent misuse of corporate structure by shell companies for various illegal purposes, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) have now concluded a ...

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MCA identifies more than one lakh directors of shell companies for disqualification

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has identified 1,06,578 Directors for disqualification under Section 164(2)(a) of the Companies Act, 2013 as on September 12, 2017....

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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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Section 247 of Companies Act 2017-Valuation by Registered Valuers- Applicable from 18.10.2017

F. No. 1/27/2013-CL-V - (18/10/2017) - Central Government hereby appoints the 18th October, 2017 as the date on which the provisions of section 247 of the Companies Act 2013 shall come into force....

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Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017

File No. 1/27/2013-CL-V - (18/10/2017) - 1. Short title and commencement.— (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Procedure for insertion of New Director Name from back end

ROCH/SEC167(3)/2017 - (17/10/2017) - Request letter signed by the Promoters/shareholders of the company explaining the facts and requesting for insertion of at least one director through back end of the MCA portal with the following attachments. ...

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Transfer of Shares to IEPF Authority- Demat Account Details

General Circular No. 12/2017 - (16/10/2017) - The IEPF Authority has opened demat accounts with National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) and Central Depository Services Limited (CDSL) through Punjab National Bank and SBICAP Securities Limited respectively, as Depository Participants . The details of said accounts are as under:...

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

G.S.R. (E) - (13/10/2017) - Provided further that in cases where the period of seven years provided under sub-section (5) of section 124 has been completed or being completed during the period from 7th September, 2016 to 31 st October, 2017, the due date of transfer of such shares shall be deemed to be 31st October, 2017....

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Shifting of Registered Office of Company within State

Shifting of Registered Office of Company Background/Extract of Companies Act, 2013. As per provisions of Section 12 of Companies Act, 2013. 1. A company shall, on and from the fifteenth day of its incorporation and at all times thereafter, have a registered office capable of receiving and acknowledging all communications and notices as ma...

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Section 247 of Companies Act 2017-Valuation by Registered Valuers- Applicable from 18.10.2017

F. No. 1/27/2013-CL-V (18/10/2017)

Central Government hereby appoints the 18th October, 2017 as the date on which the provisions of section 247 of the Companies Act 2013 shall come into force....

Read More

Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017

File No. 1/27/2013-CL-V (18/10/2017)

1. Short title and commencement.— (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Procedure for insertion of New Director Name from back end

ROCH/SEC167(3)/2017 (17/10/2017)

Request letter signed by the Promoters/shareholders of the company explaining the facts and requesting for insertion of at least one director through back end of the MCA portal with the following attachments. ...

Read More

Transfer of Shares to IEPF Authority- Demat Account Details

General Circular No. 12/2017 (16/10/2017)

The IEPF Authority has opened demat accounts with National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) and Central Depository Services Limited (CDSL) through Punjab National Bank and SBICAP Securities Limited respectively, as Depository Participants . The details of said accounts are as under:...

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

G.S.R. (E) (13/10/2017)

Provided further that in cases where the period of seven years provided under sub-section (5) of section 124 has been completed or being completed during the period from 7th September, 2016 to 31 st October, 2017, the due date of transfer of such shares shall be deemed to be 31st October, 2017....

Read More

All about authentication of documents under Companies Act, 2013

Who will authenticate the Document and Which Documents to be authenticated and procedure under Companies Act, 2013 Introduction Under the provisions of Companies Act, 2013 and The Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014, document need to be authenticated by some professional’s or Individual(s). This article is about which ...

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Restriction on number of layers for certain Classes of holding Companies

Analysis of Companies (Restriction on number of layers) Rules, 2017 notified by notification No. G.S.R. 1176(E) dated : 20th September, 2017...

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

Presentation on Issue of Preference Shares

Preference share capital means that part of the issued share capital of the company which carries or would carry a preferential right with respect to ...

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

Shareholders Agreement and its importance

We all are aware that a ‘Share’ is a share in the Share Capital of a Company, and a Shareholder is a person who has subscribed to such Share of a Company....

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Posted Under: Company Law |
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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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