Investor Education and Protection Fund

Transfer of Shares To IEPF Authority & Recent Amendments

Company Law - In this piece of writing, we will discuss the concept and procedure for transfer of shares by the Company to Investor Education and Provident Fund, a fund established by Central Government under section 125 of the Companies act, 2013...

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Transfer of Shares to IEPF Authority- Analysis of recent Circular

Company Law - Brief Procedure for Transfer of Shares to IEPF: The shares shall be credited to DEMAT Account of the Authority to be opened by the Authority for the said purpose, within a period of thirty days of such shares becoming due to be transferred to the Fund. As per aforementioned General Circular due date of transfer of shares for unpaid/unclai...

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Transfer (Deemed Transmission) of Shares to IEPF

Company Law - MCA has issued Notification on 13th October, 2017 in respect of clarification on transfer of shares of Company to IEPF. This is article no. 279 of the series of editorials written by the author on corporate laws {Including Companies Act, 2013, SEBI, RBI Regulations, IBC, LLP Act, 2008 etc.}....

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IEPF Amendment Rules 2017; Steps to be taken by Companies before May 31, 2017

Company Law - Procedure for transferring shares against which dividend has not been paid or claimed for seven consecutive years [Section 124(6) read with Rule 6 of Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2017]...

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Compliance Calendar under IEPF rule & records to be maintained

Company Law - The MCA came through Notification dated 5th September, 2016 effective from 7th September, 2016 rules for IEPF such rules called Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016....

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Investor Education and Protection Fund (Uploading of Information Regarding unpaid and Unclaimed Amounts Lying with Companies) Rules, 2012

Company Law - The information is to be filed in Form 5- INV as per the above mentioned rules; and thereafter an excel sheet containing detailed investor wise details is to be filed separately. The e Form, the excel template and detailed steps are provided in the IEPF application link on the portal www.iepf.gov.in.For financial year ended on 31st March...

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Modification in the instruction regarding payment of MCA fees in electronic mode

Company Law - The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has instructed that from Monday next, i.e. May 29th, 2011 the payment of less than Rs. 50,000/- through electronic mode will be permissible in the “Investor Education and Protection Fund” through Pay Misc. Fee functionality. This facility will also be admissible for user having category as“Official ...

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Registration of Voluntary Organizations and NGOs for assistance under Investor Education and Protection Fund

Company Law - The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has established the Investor Education and Protection Fund under Section 205C of the Companies Act, 1956 to undertake various activities for creating awareness amongst the investors. The Ministry invites credible vol...

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Utilization of ‘Investor Education and Protection Fund’ for providing Immediate relief to small Investors Suggested

Company Law - Apart from a number of specific suggestions made by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs for strengthening Investor Protection, the Standing Committee of Parliament, which thoroughly examined The Companies Bill, 2009, has desired that the proposed Inves...

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Kannada Version of Investor Education and Protection Fund Website

Company Law - Shri Salman Khurshid, Minister of Corporate Affairs, today launched the Kanada version of the Investor Education and Protection Fund Website at Bangalore. He also released Beginner’s Guide on Capital Markets in Kanada language at a function organized by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) in partnership with the Inst...

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NSDL Operational guidelines on transfer of shares to IEPF Authority

Circular No.: NSDL/CIR/II/20/2017 - (02/11/2017) - Further to Circular No. NSDL/CIR/II/4/2017 dated April 28, 2017 regarding transfer of shares to the demat account of IEPF Authority, attention of Issuers/R&T Agents is invited to notification of Ministry of Corporate Affairs vide its General Circular no. 12/2017 dated October 16, 2017 wherein the Mi...

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Operational Guidelines & File Formats for Transfer of Shares to Demat A/c of IEPF Authority

CDSL/OPS/RTA/POLCY/2017/66 - (31/10/2017) - Issuers/RTAs are advised to refer to communiqué no CDSL/OPS/RTA/POLCY/2017/63 dated October 17, 2017 regarding notification and circular issued by Ministry of Corporate Affairs for transfer of shares to IEPF account....

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2017

G.S.R. (E) - (13/10/2017) - Provided further that in cases where the period of seven years provided under sub-section (5) of section 124 has been completed or being completed during the period from 7th September, 2016 to 31 st October, 2017, the due date of transfer of such shares shall be deemed to be 31st October, 2017....

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Clarification on transmission of Securities by Operation of Law -Reg.

General Circular No. 07/2017 - (05/06/2017) - It has been stated that since transfer of shares to IEPF under section 124 (6) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with rules referred to above takes place on account of operation of law hence the procedure followed during transmission of shares may be followed in such cases and duplicate shares need no...

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File Formats for Transfer of Shares to demat account of IEPF Authority

Circular No. NSDL/CIR/II/4/2017 - (28/04/2017) - Attention of Issuers/ R&T Agents is invited to Notification dated February 28, 2017 issued by Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) notifying the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2017 (Copy enclosed as Annexure 1)...

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Transfer of Shares To IEPF Authority & Recent Amendments

In this piece of writing, we will discuss the concept and procedure for transfer of shares by the Company to Investor Education and Provident Fund, a fund established by Central Government under section 125 of the Companies act, 2013...

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NSDL Operational guidelines on transfer of shares to IEPF Authority

Circular No.: NSDL/CIR/II/20/2017 (02/11/2017)

Further to Circular No. NSDL/CIR/II/4/2017 dated April 28, 2017 regarding transfer of shares to the demat account of IEPF Authority, attention of Issuers/R&T Agents is invited to notification of Ministry of Corporate Affairs vide its General Circular no. 12/2017 dated October 16, 2017 wherein the Ministry has notified demat account opened...

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Transfer of Shares to IEPF Authority- Analysis of recent Circular

Brief Procedure for Transfer of Shares to IEPF: The shares shall be credited to DEMAT Account of the Authority to be opened by the Authority for the said purpose, within a period of thirty days of such shares becoming due to be transferred to the Fund. As per aforementioned General Circular due date of transfer of shares for unpaid/unclai...

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Operational Guidelines & File Formats for Transfer of Shares to Demat A/c of IEPF Authority

CDSL/OPS/RTA/POLCY/2017/66 (31/10/2017)

Issuers/RTAs are advised to refer to communiqué no CDSL/OPS/RTA/POLCY/2017/63 dated October 17, 2017 regarding notification and circular issued by Ministry of Corporate Affairs for transfer of shares to IEPF account....

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Transfer (Deemed Transmission) of Shares to IEPF

MCA has issued Notification on 13th October, 2017 in respect of clarification on transfer of shares of Company to IEPF. This is article no. 279 of the series of editorials written by the author on corporate laws {Including Companies Act, 2013, SEBI, RBI Regulations, IBC, LLP Act, 2008 etc.}....

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Posted Under: Company Law |

IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2017

G.S.R. (E) (13/10/2017)

Provided further that in cases where the period of seven years provided under sub-section (5) of section 124 has been completed or being completed during the period from 7th September, 2016 to 31 st October, 2017, the due date of transfer of such shares shall be deemed to be 31st October, 2017....

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Clarification on transmission of Securities by Operation of Law -Reg.

General Circular No. 07/2017 (05/06/2017)

It has been stated that since transfer of shares to IEPF under section 124 (6) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with rules referred to above takes place on account of operation of law hence the procedure followed during transmission of shares may be followed in such cases and duplicate shares need not be issued in such cases. ...

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File Formats for Transfer of Shares to demat account of IEPF Authority

Circular No. NSDL/CIR/II/4/2017 (28/04/2017)

Attention of Issuers/ R&T Agents is invited to Notification dated February 28, 2017 issued by Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) notifying the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2017 (Copy enclosed as Annexure 1)...

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IEPF Amendment Rules 2017; Steps to be taken by Companies before May 31, 2017

Procedure for transferring shares against which dividend has not been paid or claimed for seven consecutive years [Section 124(6) read with Rule 6 of Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2017]...

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2017

G.S.R. 178(E) (28/02/2017)

These rules may be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2017. They shall come into force from the 28th February, 2017....

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