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Directors of a Nidhi Company

As per the provisions of Section 406(1) of the Companies Act, 2013, ‘Nidhi Company’ means a ‘company which has been incorporated as a Nidhi with the object of cultivating the habit of thrift and savings amongst its members, receiving deposits from, and lending to, its members only, for their mutual benefit’. Theref...

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Conditions & Rules for Acceptance of Deposits BY Companies

The Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules were introduced by the Government of India in 2014, which have been amended from time to time to ease the acceptance of deposits. This article deals with the conditions and rules regarding the acceptance of deposits by companies. APPLICABILITY Applicable on all companies except: a banking compa...

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ESOP- Meaning, Legal Aspects & Recognition as Start up Kit to Retain Talent

WHAT IS ESOP AND WHY IT IS RECOGNIZED AS START UP KIT TO RETAIN TALENT AS WELL AS LEGAL ASPECTS OF ESOP Employee Stock Option Scheme usually known as the Employee Stock Option Plan or Employee Stock Ownership Plan or ESOP, as its bare reading suggest that it’s an option provided to the employees of […]...

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Steps to follow before conducting AGM of Company

Steps required to be follow before conducting Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company What is Annual General Meeting – AGM is gathering of a company’s, shareholders and its Board of Directors (Board). At an AGM, the Board of the company present the company’s annual report comprising company’s performance and its future str...

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Process for Name change of Company | Companies Act, 2013

How to change Name of the Company ? The Name of a company is its unique identity, and the same is also found in the first clause of the MOA (also known as Name Clause). The management of the company desiring to change the Company Name would need the consent of its shareholders and the […]...

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Rules-Basic Understanding

Nowadays apart from Covid negative news, we also read some positive news about how people helping each other to cope up from this pandemic. From farmers to businessman to companies, everyone helping the society or government through the way convenient to them. Everyday in newspapers or through social media we read about companies coming a...

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Indian Road-map for Blank Cheque or Special Purpose Acquisition Company

What’s a Blank Check Company? or SPAC ( Special Purpose Acquisition Company)? About Blank-cheque Company: A SPAC, or a blank-cheque company, is an entity specifically set up with the objective of acquiring a firm in a particular sector. The aim of this SPAC is to raise money in an Initial Public Offering (IPO), and at […]...

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Meeting of Board of Directors of a Company

Board of Directors are the most essential Personnel of a company who are entrusted with the fiduciary duty to carry on objectives of the company in the manner profitable to its stakeholders. The Companies Act allows the Board to exercise all such powers, and to do all such acts and things, as the company is […]...

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Offsetting excess CSR spent for FY 2019-20 against mandatory CSR obligation for FY 2020-21

An appeal dated 30.03.2020 was made to MDs/CEOs of top 1000 companies to contribute generously to “Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund” (PM CARES Fund). In the appeal, it was mentioned that such contribution may, inter-alia, include the unspent CSR amount, if any, and any amount over and a...

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Rates of depreciation as per companies act 2013

Depreciation Rate Chart under Companies Act, 2013 as per SCHEDULE II (applicable from 01.04.2014) read with Section 123 which Corresponds to Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956 ....

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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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