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Amendments in Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996

Dr.M.Veerappa Moily, Minister of Law and Justice will release a paper on Proposed Amendments in Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 here tomorrow. The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 deals with law relating to domestic arbitration, international commercial arbitration and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards. The objects and ...

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Government may introduce separate legislation to speed up insolvency proceedings

The government plans to introduce a separate legislation to speed up insolvency proceedings and help distressed firms wind up operations quickly. The new law will shorten the legal processes involving insolvency operations of small and medium entities. The government is keen to make bankruptcy proceedings a time-bound procedure....

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FDI in LLPs unlikely in near future

Limited liability partnership (LLP), the new business vehicle that the government introduced a year ago, is moving from one hurdle to another. While Budget 2010-11 has cleared the way for small companies to convert into LLPs through capital gains tax waiver, the commerce and industry ministry is now having second thoughts on allowing FDI ...

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FM proposed to tighten the foreign direct investment (FDI) regime in the country

(06/04/2010)

Favours check on downstream investments by firms with minority foreign shareholding. The finance ministry has proposed to tighten the foreign direct investment (FDI) regime in the country. It has sought to route a larger number of investments by companies where the foreign stakeholding is less than 50 per cent through the Foreign Investme...

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New grounds cannot be added in arbitration appeal to challenge the original award

Dalco Engineering Pvt. Ltd. Vs Shree Satish (Supreme Court of India)

The Supreme Court (SC) last week dismissed the appeal of Maharashtra against the order of the Bombay high court in an arbitration dispute with Hindustan Construction Company Ltd. The company was given Stage IV of the Koyna Hydro Electric Project and differences arose over the amounts due and other issues. The disputes were referred to arb...

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Section 141 of Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 does not make all the Directors liable for Dishonour of cheques

National Small Industries Corp. Ltd. Vs Harmeet Singh Paintal (Supreme Court of India)

Section 291 of the Companies Act provides that subject to the provisions of that Act, the Board of Directors of a company shall be entitled to exercise all such powers, and to do all such acts and things, as the company is authorized to exercise and do. A company, though a legal entity, can act only through its Board of Directors. The set...

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Informers can ask for information given by the Assessee to department under the RTI Act, 2005

Re. Rakesh Kumar Gupta (Central Information Commission)

After perusing the submissions made during the hearing and considering the submissions made during the hearing, it appears that the following exemptions have been claimed by the Department and the Third parties- Section 8(1)(b), (d), (e), (h), and (j). Section 3 of the RTI Act very succinctly states `Subject to the provisions of this Act,...

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MCA approved five more professions who can form LLP firms

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has specified five new categories of professions that are eligible for forming firms under the new limited liability partnership Act. Already approved by the Cabinet, these professions are over and above the earlier categories of chartered accountants, cost accountants and company secretaries to form LLP ...

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Now you can withdraw money from Paypal to you local bank account

(31/03/2010)

Internet-based money transfer service Paypal has resumed remittances to small-time exporters who will now have to report them as export revenue to Indian authorities. “Customers who rely on PayPal are now able to sell their goods and services around the world and withdraw money to their local bank accounts,” explained Anuj Nayar, dir...

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CIC imposed penalty for not furnishing information under RTI

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that excuses like 'shortage of staff and work overload' cannot be considered as reasons for not providing information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act and fined a local official for 'delay' in responding....

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Corporate Law News

Corporate law deals with the operations and formation of corporations and is related to contract and other commercial law. Corporations are legal entities which are created through the incorporation laws of the state, the corporation is a legal and a distinct person which can sue and can be sued, separate from the stockholders. Until a corporation formally dissolves, it has a perpetual life; the demise of its stockholders or officials does not amend the structure of the corporation. Creation, operation, and their dissolution are governed by several laws such as the Company Law, Insolvency and the Bankruptcy law, Real Estate law, Gratuity Act, Minimum wages Act, Negotiable Instrument Act, Essential Commodities, SRFAESI Act, Competition Act, FDI Regulations etc.

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