IEPF

Detailed compliance checklist for a Company w.r.t. IEPF

Company Law - Detailed compliance checklist for a Company w.r.t. Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) BACKGROUND Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) is a Fund established by the Central Government to pool all the unpaid / unclaimed amounts belonging to the Investors and remaining unpaid / unclaimed for 7 (seven) years. The Fund has b...

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MCA & IEPFA further simplifies IEPFA Claim Settlement Process

Company Law - Ministry of Corporate Affairs has further simplified claim settlement process through rationalization of various requirements under Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016 with the mission and vision of Government of India of Ease of Living and Ease of Doing Business. Companies...

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Procedure for transfer of shares to IEPF–Step by Step–with Sample Documents

Company Law - STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE FOR TRANSFER OF SHARES TO IEPF AUTHORITY In my previous article I have discussed about the Compliances of Unpaid/Unclaimed dividend that a Company has to follow. Continuing the same, in this article I will be providing the practical aspect of the procedure of Shares transfer to IEPF authority alongwith sample docume...

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Investor Education and Protection Fund- FAQs

Company Law - Form IEPF-2 is required to be filed by the company/Corresponding New Bank which shall contain investor wise details of unclaimed and unpaid amounts in respect of dividends, debentures, deposits, etc....

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Procedures under IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016

Company Law - Article explains procedures under Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016. Article explains the relevant Rules of IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016, Forms to be filed for compliance of that rule, Timeline for compliance of Rule, Attachments \ A...

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Government amended IEPFA Rules, 2016 to simplify refund of claims

Company Law - The Investor Education & Protection Fund (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules 2016 have been amended vide GSR No.571 (E) dated 14.8.2019 to simplify the process of refund of claims filed with The Investor Education & Protection Fund Authority (the Authority). ...

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IEPF Authority Help Line No.

Company Law - Shri Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, inaugurated the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) Help Line number — 1800-114-667 — and Call Centre here today....

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Extend last date of filing of IEPF-1A under IEPF Rules, 2016: ICSI

Company Law - Extension of last date for filing of Form No. IEPF - 1A under the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016...

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IEPF recovers Rs 1514 Cr of Depositors’ Money

Company Law - In a major success, the IEPF Authority has been able to enforce The Peerless General Finance and Investment Company Limited to transfer deposits worth about Rs 1514 Cr to IEPF. This depositor’s money was pending with the company for the last 15 years....

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2021

G.S.R.785(E). - (09/11/2021) - These rules may be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2021....

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2021

Notification No. G.S.R. 396(E) - (09/06/2021) - MCA notifies Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2021 to amend the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016. MCA inserts new Rule 6A. Manner of transfer of share...

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IEPF e-forms filing due date extended till 31st December 2020

General Circular No. 35/2020 - (29/09/2020) - MCA enabled filing of various IEPF e-forms (IEPF -1, IEPF- I A, IEPF-2, IEPF-3, IEPF-4, IEPF-7) and e-verification of claims filed in e-form IEPF-5 without additional fees till 31st December 2020...

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Govt. appoints new Chairman and members of IEPF

S.O. 2282(E) - (08/07/2020) - Central Government hereby appoints the Shri Rajesh Verma as Chairperson and Shri Anil K. Sharma, Shri P. S. Narasimha,  Shri Rakesh Jain and Shri Gopal V. Kumar as Members to the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority with effect from the date of publication of this notification. MINISTRY...

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MCA allows filing of IEFF e-forms till 30.09.2020 without additional fees

General Circular No. 16/2020 - (13/04/2020) - General Circular No. 16/2020 File No. 16/01/2018-IEPFA (Vol. II) Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority Ministry of Corporate Affairs Government of India Ground Floor, Jeevan Vihar Building, 3, Parliament Street, New Delhi-01, Dated: 13th April, 2020 To All Stakeholders, Nodal Officers (IE...

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Detailed compliance checklist for a Company w.r.t. IEPF

Detailed compliance checklist for a Company w.r.t. Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) BACKGROUND Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) is a Fund established by the Central Government to pool all the unpaid / unclaimed amounts belonging to the Investors and remaining unpaid / unclaimed for 7 (seven) years. The Fund has b...

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MCA & IEPFA further simplifies IEPFA Claim Settlement Process

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has further simplified claim settlement process through rationalization of various requirements under Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016 with the mission and vision of Government of India of Ease of Living and Ease of Doing Business. Companies...

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2021

G.S.R.785(E). 09/11/2021

These rules may be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2021....

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Procedure for transfer of shares to IEPF–Step by Step–with Sample Documents

STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE FOR TRANSFER OF SHARES TO IEPF AUTHORITY In my previous article I have discussed about the Compliances of Unpaid/Unclaimed dividend that a Company has to follow. Continuing the same, in this article I will be providing the practical aspect of the procedure of Shares transfer to IEPF authority alongwith sample docume...

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

Investor Education and Protection Fund- FAQs

Form IEPF-2 is required to be filed by the company/Corresponding New Bank which shall contain investor wise details of unclaimed and unpaid amounts in respect of dividends, debentures, deposits, etc....

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Procedures under IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016

Article explains procedures under Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016. Article explains the relevant Rules of IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016, Forms to be filed for compliance of that rule, Timeline for compliance of Rule, Attachments \ A...

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2021 -Analysis

Analysis of Amendment in Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016 vide Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2021 Ministry of Corporate Affairs vide its notification dated 09th June 2021 has amended the provi...

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Analysis of IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2021

ICAI analyses amendment in Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016  vide IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2021 which were notified by Ministry of Corporate Affairs vide its notification dated 09th June 2021. THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED AC...

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2021

Notification No. G.S.R. 396(E) 09/06/2021

MCA notifies Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2021 to amend the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016. MCA inserts new Rule 6A. Manner of transfer of shares under sub-section (9) of section 90 of...

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Procedure for transferring unclaimed or unpaid dividend to IEPF

Procedure for transferring unclaimed or unpaid dividend to Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) in brief Applicable Provision: Rule 5 of the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016 r/w Section 125 of Companies Act, 2013. Below-mentioned is the procedure as given under ...

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