FDI

FDI and Multi Brand Retailing

Fema / RBI - Foreign Direct Investment is the most effective and efficient source of funding for Companies seeking leverage of funds from across the border. As FDI has broaden the horizons of fund raising for Companies it also involves a number of compliances with respect to Central Government, Ministry of Finance, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Departm...

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FDI Policy Amendment as on 23.01.2018

Fema / RBI - Para 5.2 (h) of FDI Policy is replaced with the following: Wherever the foreign investor wishes to specify a particular auditor/audit firm having international network for the Indian investee company, then audit of such investee companies should be carried out as joint audit wherein one of the auditors should not be part of the same netwo...

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Standard Operating Procedure for FDI in India

Fema / RBI - The Finance Minister in his budget speech for FY 2017-18 had included a significant proposal of abolishing the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) and replace it with a decentralized mechanism at the respective ministry level to examine and approve FDI proposals in India....

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Which one is better “Company or LLP” In case FDI Comes or Overseas Shareholder?

Fema / RBI - While allowing FDI in LLP, the Government of India, has taken a very precautionary approach by only allowing FDI under approval route in sectors where 100% FDI is allowed, under the automatic route and there are no FDI-linked performance related conditions, for example sectors like power, roads, information technology, manufacturing etc ....

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All about transfer of shares of a Private/ Unlisted Indian Company from resident to non-resident

Fema / RBI - This article describes the FEMA/RBI guidelines for transfer of shares from resident to non-residents alongwith the corresponding tax implications of transfer/sale of shares by an Indian resident. ...

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Cabinet approves phasing out FIPB

Fema / RBI - With FIPB getting abolished, it is expected that foreign investment proposals will be considered by the concerned ministry in consultation with the DIPP. Towards this end it is hoped that DIPP comes out with clear guidelines and operating procedures defining the parameters that should be considered for clearance of proposals. This would i...

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‘Foreign Direct Investment Inflows- A Success Story’

Fema / RBI - The Government in last three years has undertaken a number of reforms in different areas of economy. In this regard FDI policy reforms carried out by Government are nothing less than historic. ...

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FDI in trading of Food Products

Fema / RBI - Ministry of Food Processing Industries has held three meetings on 17.03.2016, 03.08.2016 and 27.02.2017 with Ambassadors and High Commissioners in India of various foreign countries namely Australia, China, Canada, France, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Netherland, Poland, Russia, Singapore, UK, New Zealand, UAE, Thailand, Germany, Belgium, Bra...

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Cabinet approves simplification and liberalisation of FDI Policy, 2016

Fema / RBI - The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for the FDI policy amendments announced by the Government on 20th June, 2016. The FDI policy amendments are meant to liberalise and simplify the FDI policy so as to provide ease of doing business in the country leading to larger FDI inf...

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Cabinet increases limit for foreign investment in Stock Exchanges to 15%

Fema / RBI - The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for raising foreign shareholding limit from 5% to 15% in Indian Stock Exchanges for a stock exchange, a depository, a banking company, an insurance company, a commodity derivative exchange. ...

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FDI policy- Govt notifies Condition of Indian Auditor with International Audit Firms

Press Note No. 1 (2018 Series) - (23/01/2018) - Prohibition of restrictive conditions regarding audit firms Para 5.2 (h) of FDI Policy is replaced with the following: Wherever the foreign investor wishes to specify a particular auditor/audit firm having international network for the Indian investee company, then audit of such investee companies s...

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Amendment in FDI Policy on Other Financial Services

Press Note No. 6 (2016 Series) - (09/10/2016) - Foreign investment in 'Other Financial Services' activities shall be subject to conditionalities, including minimum capitalization norms, as specified by the concerned Regulator/Government Agency....

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Review of FDI policy on various sectors

Press Note No. 5 (2016 Series) - (24/06/2016) - The Government of India has reviewed the extant FDI policy on various sectors and made following amendments in the Consolidated FDI Policy Circular of 2016 issued on June 07, 2016 (FDI Policy)....

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Consolidated FDI Policy Circular of 2016 wef June 07, 2016

Circular No. D/o IPP F. No. 5(1)/2016-FC-1 - (07/06/2016) - Press Information Officer, Press Information Bureau- for giving wide publicity to the above circular. 2. NIC, DIPP for uploading the Circular on DIPP's website. 3. Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, New Delhi....

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Policy on foreign investment for Asset Reconstruction Companies

Press Note No. 4(2016 Series) - (06/05/2016) - (i) Persons resident outside India can invest in the capital of Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) registered with Reserve Bank, up to 49% on the automatic route, and beyond 49% on the Government route. (ii) No sponsor may hold more than 50% of the shareholding in an ARC either by way of FDI or ...

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FDI and Multi Brand Retailing

Foreign Direct Investment is the most effective and efficient source of funding for Companies seeking leverage of funds from across the border. As FDI has broaden the horizons of fund raising for Companies it also involves a number of compliances with respect to Central Government, Ministry of Finance, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Departm...

Read More
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FDI Policy Amendment as on 23.01.2018

Para 5.2 (h) of FDI Policy is replaced with the following: Wherever the foreign investor wishes to specify a particular auditor/audit firm having international network for the Indian investee company, then audit of such investee companies should be carried out as joint audit wherein one of the auditors should not be part of the same netwo...

Read More
Posted Under: Fema / RBI |

FDI policy- Govt notifies Condition of Indian Auditor with International Audit Firms

Press Note No. 1 (2018 Series) (23/01/2018)

Prohibition of restrictive conditions regarding audit firms Para 5.2 (h) of FDI Policy is replaced with the following: Wherever the foreign investor wishes to specify a particular auditor/audit firm having international network for the Indian investee company, then audit of such investee companies should be carried out as joint audit wher...

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Standard Operating Procedure for FDI in India

The Finance Minister in his budget speech for FY 2017-18 had included a significant proposal of abolishing the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) and replace it with a decentralized mechanism at the respective ministry level to examine and approve FDI proposals in India....

Read More
Posted Under: Fema / RBI |

Which one is better “Company or LLP” In case FDI Comes or Overseas Shareholder?

While allowing FDI in LLP, the Government of India, has taken a very precautionary approach by only allowing FDI under approval route in sectors where 100% FDI is allowed, under the automatic route and there are no FDI-linked performance related conditions, for example sectors like power, roads, information technology, manufacturing etc ....

Read More
Posted Under: Fema / RBI |

Cabinet approves phasing out FIPB

With FIPB getting abolished, it is expected that foreign investment proposals will be considered by the concerned ministry in consultation with the DIPP. Towards this end it is hoped that DIPP comes out with clear guidelines and operating procedures defining the parameters that should be considered for clearance of proposals. This would i...

Read More
Posted Under: Fema / RBI |

‘Foreign Direct Investment Inflows- A Success Story’

The Government in last three years has undertaken a number of reforms in different areas of economy. In this regard FDI policy reforms carried out by Government are nothing less than historic. ...

Read More
Posted Under: Fema / RBI |

FDI in trading of Food Products

Ministry of Food Processing Industries has held three meetings on 17.03.2016, 03.08.2016 and 27.02.2017 with Ambassadors and High Commissioners in India of various foreign countries namely Australia, China, Canada, France, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Netherland, Poland, Russia, Singapore, UK, New Zealand, UAE, Thailand, Germany, Belgium, Bra...

Read More
Posted Under: Fema / RBI |

All about transfer of shares of a Private/ Unlisted Indian Company from resident to non-resident

This article describes the FEMA/RBI guidelines for transfer of shares from resident to non-residents alongwith the corresponding tax implications of transfer/sale of shares by an Indian resident. ...

Read More
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Procedure for FDI Under Government Route

Under Government Route, prior approval of Govt of India is required. Proposals for foreign investment under this route are considered by FIPB...

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