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Types of Foreign Currency Accounts that can be maintained in India

This article states the type of foreign currency accounts that can be opened, maintained and held in India subject to the conditions laid down by RBI....

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Divergence in asset classification by Indian banks

Too much is being said about the divergences in the RBIs assessment of Yes Bank for the last two years. It is not that only Yes Bank had divergence in asset classification norms of RBI....

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Foreign Direct Investment In Limited Liability Partnerships

LLP exhibits element of both partnerships and companies. As the name suggests, partners of the LLP have limited liability which means that personal assets of the partners are not used for paying off the debts of the LLP....

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Establishment of Branch/Liaison/Project Office or any Place of Business in India by Foreign Entities

This article states the establishment requirements for Branch office, Project office and liaison office in India as per FEMA, 1999 and Companies Act 2013....

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A New Concept of Banking System: Payments Bank

The article throws light on the concept of payments bank alongwith its regulatory framework....

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Sectoral Caps for FDI in INDIA

A foreign company can start its business operations in India by incorporating a company under the Companies Act, 2013 through either a Joint Venture (JV) or forming a Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS). Foreign equity in such Indian companies can be up to 100%, subject to Sectoral equity caps under the FDI policy. The Sectoral caps […]...

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Core Investment Company

 This Concept was originated in order to safeguard NBFCs which are formed for group investments from stringent RBI procedures. Core Investment Companies, (CIC) are those companies which have their assets predominantly as investments in shares for holding stake in group companies but not for trading, and also do not carry on any other fin...

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Turkish hangover or solace from inflation, what will drive markets?

The Turkish lira, which sank 16% on Friday, plunged yet again (6.7% yesterday) to hit a record-low of 7.22 against the dollar. Contagion fears hit other emerging market currencies as well with the EM FX index declining by 0.7%. Meanwhile, the JPY appreciated on account of its safe haven demand and the USD index rose to a 13-month high lev...

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A slow start to August, rainfall deficiency worsens

Rainfall deficiency has increased: August started on a weak note with rainfall deviation rising to -10% of normal as of 8 August from -6% of normal at the end of July. A major part of this increase in deficiency is led by lower rainfall in parts of North West and Central India in recent days (rainfall deficiency has increased to - 4% in N...

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Cash on Delivery as mode of Payment – Legal status

Cash on delivery (COD) is the sale of goods by mail order where payment is made on delivery rather than in advance. The concept of COD was brought into e-commerce marketplace by home-grown e-commerce giant Flipkart way back in 2010....

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