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Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Registration and Compliance

What is LEI (Legal Entity Identifier) ? The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) initiative is designed to create a global reference data system that uniquely identifies every legal entity, in any jurisdiction, that is party to a financial transaction. More specifically, LEI is a unique 20 digit code that is assigned to a legal entity. Purpose [...

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External Commercial Borrowing by Software Company

EXTERNAL COMMERCIAL BORROWING (ECB) TO BE RAISED BY SOFTWARE COMPANY Article explains Eligibility Recognised lenders, Currency of borrowing, End-uses (Negative list), Minimum Average Maturity Period, Limit, Debt-Equity Ratio, All-in-cost ceiling per annum, Other costs and Reporting Requirement in respect of External Commercial Borrowing t...

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Risk Management System: Appointment of CRO for NBFCs

RBI/2018-19/184 / DNBR (PD) CC. No.099/03.10.001/2018-19 (16/05/2019)

Reserve Bank of India  RBI/2018-19/184 DNBR (PD) CC. No.099/03.10.001/2018-19 May 16, 2019 Non-Banking Financial Company– Investment and Credit Companies, Infrastructure Finance Companies, Micro Finance Institutions, Factors and Infrastructure Debt Funds Madam / Dear Sir, Risk Management System – Appointment of Chief Risk Officer (CR...

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FAQs on Creation of Entity and User Master with RBI for Foreign Investment in Indian Companies

Frequently Asked Questions Creation of Entity And User Master With RBI For Foreign Investment In Indian Companies Q.1 Which Company Can Be Considered As Entity As Per RBI Norms? A company within the meaning of section 1(4) of the Companies Act, 2013 A Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) registered under the Limited Liability Partnership A...

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Full Fledged Money Changers /Authorised Money Changers

Full Fledged Money Changers (FFMCs)/Authorised Money Chnagers (AMCs) Authorised Money Changers (AMCs) are entities, authorised by the Reserve Bank under Section 10 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999. An AMC is a Full Fledged Money Changer (FFMC). In addition to Authorised Dealer Category -I Banks (AD Category–I Banks) and Auth...

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RBI eMandate: A Welcome Step to Facilitate Auto-debits by Fintech Firms

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has provided its much-awaited nod for electronic mandates (both through net banking and credit/debit cards), instead of the prevailing Adhar based authentication. This is a welcome approval for fintech companies as they will be able to auto-debit recurring payments related to mutual funds, home loans and so...

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RBI amends housing loan limits / Income for priority sector lending eligibility

RBI/2018-19/179FIDD. CO. Plan. BC.18/04.09.01/2018-19 (06/05/2019)

it has now been decided to enhance the housing loan limits for eligibility under priority sector lending. Accordingly, in respect of RRBs and SFBs, housing loans to individuals up to ₹ 35 lakh in metropolitan centres (with population of ten lakh and above) and ₹ 25 lakh in other centres, provided the overall cost of the dwelling unit ...

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RBI clarifies on safe custody of its gold reserves

Press Release No. 2018-2019/2600-RBI (03/05/2019)

Date : May 03, 2019 RBI clarifies on safe custody of its gold reserves We have come across reports in certain sections of the print and social media regarding RBI shifting abroad a part of its gold holding in 2014. It is a normal practice for Central Banks world over, to keep their gold reserves overseas […]...

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FDI in Small Scale Industrial Undertakings & Micro & Small Enterprises

Foreign Direct Investment in Small Scale Industrial Undertakings (SSI) and Micro and Small Enterprises (MSE) In terms of the Schedule 1, an Indian company which is a small scale industrial unit and which is not engaged in any activity or in manufacture of items included in Annex A (List of activities or items for which […]...

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Purchase and Sale of Immovable Property in India by NRI/OCI

In this write up we endeavor to summarize the conditions for the purchase and sale of immovable property in India by a non resident Indians and overseas citizens of India. Ideally the NRI/OCIs are permitted to acquire the immovable property in India in the following manner: 1. Purchase; 2. Gift; 3. Inheritance; TERMS USED: 1. […]...

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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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