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RBI issues Guidelines for Appointment of Statutory Auditors

Press Release: 2021-2022/115 / Notification No. RBI/2021-22/25 Ref. No. DoS. CO. ARG/SEC.01/08.91 .001/2021-22 27/04/2021

Issue of Guidelines for Appointment of Statutory Central Auditors (SCAs)/Statutory Auditors (SAs) of Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs), UCBs Reserve Bank of Indiaand NBFCs (including Housing Finance Companies)...

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RBI Guidelines for Appointment of Statutory Auditors – FAQs

RBI/2021-22/25 Ref. No. DoS.CO.ARG/SEC.01/08.91.001/2021-22 27/04/2021

As per Para 6.4, whether the time gap of one year between any non-audit works by the SCAs/SAs for the Entities or any audit/non-audit works for its Group Entities has to be ensured for all the Entities in the Group or the RBI Regulated Entities in the Group?...

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Appointment of Directors & Constitution of Committees of Board in Banks

RBI/2021-22/24 DOR.GOV.REC.8/29.67.001/2021-22 26/04/2021

The Chair of the board shall be an independent director. In the absence of the Chair of the board, the meetings of the board shall be chaired by an independent director. The quorum for the board meetings shall be one-third of the total strength of the board or three directors, whichever is higher. At least half of the directors attending ...

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Oversea Direct Investment

♦ Oversea Direct Investment: Direct investment outside India means investment by way of contribution to the capital of a foreign entity. ♦ Eligible entity to make overseas investment (Other than Individual): a. Resident corporate entities and b. Registered partnership firms. ♦ ODI can be by Indian party or Individual An investment o...

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NBFC Takeover Procedure under RBI Act, 1934 & Company Law

REQUIREMENTS AS PER RBI ACT, 1934 1. Requirement of prior approval of Reserve Bank Requirement for obtaining prior approval of RBI in cases of acquisition/ transfer of control of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs). 2. Application for prior approval NBFCs shall submit an application, in the company letter head, for obtaining prior app...

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Offence under PMLA includes ‘Scheduled Offence’ & ‘Offence of money-laundering’

Fairdeal Supplies Limited & Anr.Vs. Union of India & Ors. (Calcutta High Court)

Fairdeal Supplies Limited & Anr.Vs. Union of India & Ors. (Calcutta High Court) (i) On a plain reading of Section 2(1)(y) and Section 3 of the PMLA , it appears to me that the legislature has bifurcated the offence under PMLA into “Scheduled Offence” and “Offence of money-laundering”. “Scheduled Offence” are provided i...

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Key Changes In Consolidated FDI Policy

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) (formerly known as “Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP)”) is the nodal Department for formulation of the policy of the Government on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). It is also responsible for maintenance and management of data on inward FDI into In...

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RBI bans American Express & Dinners Club from accepting new customers

Press Release: 2021-2022/106 23/04/2021

Reserve Bank of India RBI takes supervisory action on Card Networks – American Express Banking Corp. and Diners Club International Ltd The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has, by order dated April 23, 2021, imposed restrictions on American Express Banking Corp. and Diners Club International Ltd. from on-boarding new domestic customers onto ...

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RBI issues instructions on Declaration of dividends by banks

RBI/2021-22/23 DOR.ACC.REC.7/21.02.067/2021-22 22/04/2021

Commercial Banks may pay dividend on equity shares from the profits for the financial year ended March 31, 2021, subject to the quantum of dividend being not more than fifty percent of the amount determined as per the dividend payout ratio prescribed in paragraph 4 of the said circular. Other instructions in the circular dated May 4, 2005...

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Special Non Resident Rupee Account (SNRR) FAQs

Special Non Resident Rupee Account (SNRR) FAQs SERIES I The following accounts are allowed to be opened by non residents as per RBI regulations: 1. Non- Resident External Rupee (NRE) Account – Savings / Current / Recurring / Fixed Deposit account opened by Non-resident Indian (NRI) or Person of Indian Origin (PIO) to deposit his [&h...

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Latest RBI / FEMA News

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The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) is India’s Apex bank which governs the banking regulations in the country and controls all the monetary policies of the country. It began its operations 1st of April 1935 at the time of British Rule as per the provisions laid down in the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. After India’s independence on 15th August 1947, the Reserve Bank of India was nationalized on 1st January 1949.

Reserve Bank of India is an independent monetary authority that regulates banks and offers important financial services such as controlling inflation, maintaining foreign exchange reserves, and providing monetary policy report. It plays a significant role in developing strategies of the Indian Government.

The FEMA Act (Foreign Exchange Management Act) is an Act constituted by the Indian Parliament for consolidating and amending the law related to foreign exchange for facilitating the external trade and payments and also for encouraging orderly maintenance and development of foreign exchange market in the country. This act was passed in the year 1999 during the winter session which replaced the previous Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA). The FEMA Regulations makes offenses with respect to foreign exchange civil offenses.This Act extends and is applicable for the entire nation. FEMA Act allowed a new regime for foreign exchange management that is consistent with the World Trade Organization’s emerging framework.

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