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Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2017

G.S.R.-(E). (05/07/2017)

Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014, namely: - 1. (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2017....

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Amendment in Sch. IV of Companies Act 2013

G.S.R. 584 (E) (05/07/2017)

Central Government hereby makes the following amendments to Schedule IV of the said Act, namely:- 2. In the Companies Act, 2013, in Schedule IV, -(i) in paragraph III, in sub-para (12), for the words acting within his authority, the words act within their authority shall be substituted;...

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New reporting requirement in Auditor‘s Report

What need to be disclosed- Every company shall disclose the details of Specified Bank Notes (SBN) held and transacted during the period 08/11/2016 to 30/12/2016 as provided in the Table below:-...

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Managing Director – “Captain of the ship”

In general, Director means a person who is in charge of an activity, department or entity. With regards to social norms, we can say that father of the children or bread winner of family is Director of the family. As per section 2(34) of the Companies Act, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as Act) Director means a director appointed to the Boa...

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Companies (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2017

Order No. S.O. 2042(E) (29/06/2017)

And, whereas, re-appointment of liquidators by companies which had passed resolutions for voluntary winding up under the 1956 Act before 1st April, 2017 and making of report by the Official Liquidators to the High Court (wherein reports have been made by liquidators to the Official Liquidators) would create difficulties;...

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Companies (Transfer of Pending Proceedings) Second Amendment Rules, 2017

GSR _(E) (29/06/2017)

Pending proceeding relating to voluntary winding up.- All proceedings relating to voluntary winding up of a company where notice of the resolution by advertisement has been given under sub-section (1) of section 485 of the Act but the company has not been dissolved before the 1st day of April, 2017 shall continue to be dealt with in acco...

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Amendments to Companies (Specification of Definitions Details) Rules, 2014- Comments Invited

No. 3/3/2017-CL-I (28/06/2017)

A notification proposing amendments to the Companies (Specification of Definitions Details) Rules, 2014 containing the above prescription has been drafted and is available, along with a background/explanatory note, on the online portal of the Ministry, www.mca.gov.in....

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Mandatory Filing of Certificate from Financial Institution in case of Operational Creditor – NCLT – Insolvency Code

In this Flash editorial, the author begins by referring the provisions of Section 9(3) (c) of IBC, 2016 in relation to Certificate from Financial Institution. Since the code come into effect from December 2016 all the applicants/ creditors have begun to file applications under the Code. ...

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MCA continues to shower relaxations on private companies

MCA vide notification dated 22nd June, 2017 issued Companies (Audit and Auditors) Second Amendment Rules, 2017, effective immediately from the above date. The Rules are meant to further amend the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014. The amendment pertains to corresponding rule for Section 139(2), regarding rotation of auditors in t...

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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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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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