Circular 1 of 2013 -
The present consolidation subsumes and supersedes all Press Notes 'Press Releases' Clarifications' Circulars issued by DIPP, which were in force as on April 4, 2013 and reflects the FDI Policy as on April 5 2013. This Circular accordingly will take effect from April 5, 2013. Reference to any statute or legislation made in this Circular sh...
File No. AV. 14027/1/2003-AT (I) -
The Civil Aviation sector, inter-alia, includes Airports, Scheduled and Non-Scheduled domestic passenger airlines sector, cargo airlines, Helicopter services/ Seaplane services, Ground Handling Services, Maintenance and Repair organizations, Flying training institutes, and Technical training institutions. The present policy of FDI in the ...
Policy for FDI in Commodity Exchanges- At present, foreign investment, within a composite (FDI & FII) cap of 49%, under the Government approval route-i.e. through the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB)-is permitted in commodity exchanges. Within this overall limit of 49%, investment by Registered FIIs, under the Portfolio Investmen...
Circular 1 of 2012 -
If the Indian company has extended a guarantee to a loan taken by non-resident entity (may be its subsidiary abroad), such guarantees are part of contingent foreign liabilities. In this case, under column1 of block 7, "Loan Guarantee" needs to be mentioned....
Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion had issued a Consolidated FDI Policy Circular (Circular 1 of 2010) on 31.03.2010,making all information on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy available at one place and subsuming all earlier Press Notes/ /Press Releases/ Clarifications regarding Government policy on FDI, issued by the Depart...
Corrigendum to Circular 2 Of 2011 -
Circular 2 of 2011 was issued on 30th September, 2011. Para NO.184.108.40.206 of the above Circular hereby stands deleted. Erstwhile paragraph 220.127.116.11 of ‘Circular 2 of 2011’ went like this:...
Circular No. 2 of 211 -
DI into construction development activities in the education sector and in respect of old-age homes has been exempted from the conditionalities imposed on FDI in the construction development sector in general i.e. minimum area and built-up area requirement; minimum capitalization requirement; and lock-in period. These conditionalities per...
The Intellectual Property regime in India underwent significant changes after India’s accession to WTO in 1995. After an intense national debate a number of safeguards were included in amendments to the Patents Act made in 1995, 2002 and 2005. These safeguards were designed to prevent evergreening of patents and included a higher thre...
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India has vide Circular no. 1 of 2011 dated 31 March 2011 issued a consolidated Foreign Direct Investment (‘FDI’) Policy. This policy becomes effective from 1 April 2011 and shall subsume all the press notes, press releases, ...
Condolidated FDI Circular No. 1 of 2011 -
Circular 1 of 2011 on FDI- (i) Pricing of Convertible instruments. (ii) Inclusion of fresh items for issue of shares against non-cash considerations (iii) Removal of the condition of prior approval in case of existing joint ventures/ technical collaborations in the ‘same field” (iv) Guidelines relating to down-stream investments (...