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Workmen dues cannot be a part of liquidation estate assets: NCLT

Alchemist Asset Reconstruction Co. Ltd. Vs. Moser Baer India Limited (NCLT Delhi, Principal Bench)

Alchemist Asset Reconstruction Co. Ltd. Vs. Moser Baer India Limited (NCLT Delhi, Principal Bench) Under Section 36(4) (a) (III), the expression ‘liquidation estate’ has been defined and it is clarified that all sums due to any workman or employee from the provident fund, pension fund and gratuity fund, were not to constitute ...

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Amalgamation scheme devised to benefit few shareholder and to huge avoid tax cannot be approved: NCLT

In re Gabs Investments Pvt. Limited Vs Ajanta Pharma Limited (NCLT Mumbai)

Scheme of Amalgamation and Arrangement between G Pvt. Ltd.  ('Transferor Company') and A Limited (`Transferee Company') and their respective shareholders appeared to be unfair, unreasonable and was not in the public interest as the scheme was devised mainly to benefit the four share holders of G who were also the promoters of A (common p...

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IBC: Municipal Corporation cannot seal property of Corporate Debtor during CIRP moratorium period : NCLT

Asset Reconstruction Company (India) Pvt Ltd Vs Shivam Water Treaters Pvt Ltd (NCLT, Mumbai)

This is the case, where despite moratorium order, Municipal Authorities have sealed the Corporate Office/Registered Office of the Corporate Debtor. Section 238 of the IBC, 2016 provides the overriding effect. Moratorium order has been passed under Section14 of the IBC on 15.10.2018. After that Municipal Corporation had no authority to sea...

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NCLT bars CA for issuing false Audit certificate relating to financials

Union of India Vs Mr. Mukesh Maneklal Choksi (NCLT)

Union of India Vs Mr. Mukesh Maneklal Choksi (National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai Bench) Since Respondent No 1, Mr Mukesh Maneklal Choksi, Statutory Auditor , colluded with the Chairman/Director of R-2 company and has given a false Audit certificate relating to the Profit & Loss Account and Balance Sheet of the R-2 company, without ...

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Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code-Home buyers: Most outstanding judgement – reduction of voting share

Nikhil Mehta & Sons (HUF) & Ors vs M/s AMR Infrastructure Ltd (NCLT, New Delhi)

In a memorable and consequential judgement, in the matter of Nikhil Mehta & Sons (HUF)&Or’s vs M/s AMR Infrastructure Ltd (CA No. 811(PB/2018 in IB-02(pb)/2017, it has been upheld that the voting threshold in the IBC are merely directory in nature and that preference can be taken to decision taken by the largest percentage in th...

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No legal bar on merger of an Indian LLP with an Indian Company

M/s. Real Image LLP  Vs  M/s. Qube Cinema Technologies Private Limited (NCLI)

M/s. Real Image LLP  Vs  M/s. Qube Cinema Technologies Private Limited (NCLI) Legislative intention behind enacting both the LLP act 2008 and The Companies Act 2013 is to facilitate the ease of doing business and create a desirable business atmosphere for companies and LLPs. For this purpose, both the Acts have provided provisions for...

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Restore Company name when company expresses its willingness to file ROC returns with late fee: NCLT

Ms. Rashmi Rajpal v. Klienz Herbal (P.) Ltd. (National Company Law Tribunal, Hyderabad Bench)

Ms. Rashmi Rajpal v. Klienz Herbal (P.) Ltd. (National Company Law Tribunal, Hyderabad Bench) Where name of a company was struck off because of delay in filing statutory returns, reasons of which was explained, and, company had expressed its willingness to file all returns along with payment of prescribed fee to which ROC had no objecti...

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Merger of Partnership Firms under Companies Act, 2013- Is it possible?

M/s. Kediya Ceramics (NCLT Ahemdabad)

A partnership firm can participate in a scheme of amalgamation only after converting itself into a company under section 366 of the Act. Since the vesting of properties and liabilities of such partnership firm to the company is by operation of law [Section 368 of the Act], the succession is exempt from capital gains tax pursuant to the pr...

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NCLT imposes Rs. 10 Lakh Cost for seeking transfer of cases on minor excuses

Cyrus Investment & Anr Vs. Tata Sons Ltd. & Ors. (National Company Law Tribunal)

Cyrus Investment & Anr Vs. Tata Sons Ltd. & Ors. (National Company Law Tribunal) A perusal of the aforesaid prayer does not leave any manner of doubt that the prayer was made for entrusting the Company Petition No. 82/2016 to such Bench of the NCLT as may be appropriate for hearing the same on the […]...

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NCLT Order levy of compounding fee of Rs. 3.39 Lakh for Non Appointment of CS

Re. Atyati Technologies Private Limited (National Company Law Tribunal Bangalore)

If a company contravenes the provisions of this section, the company shall be punishable with fine which shall not be less than one lakh rupees but which may extend to five lakh rupees and every director and key managerial personnel of the company who is in default shall be punishable with fine which may extend to fifty thousand rupees an...

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