Investor Education and Protection Fund

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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Process to get back shares from IEPF

Company Law - All shares in respect of which [dividend has not been paid or claimed for seven consecutive years or more shall be] transferred by the company in the name of Investor Education and Protection Fund along with a statement containing such details as may be prescribed:...

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Analysis of IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016

Company Law - Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (“Authority”) shall manage the IEPF which is credited mainly from unpaid Dividend which remains unpaid or unclaimed for a period of Seven years or more lying in Unpaid Dividend Account of the Company and also all amount payable as mentioned in clause (a) to (n) of subsection (2) of Sect...

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Unpaid/ Unclaimed Dividend- Companies Act, 2013 & IEPF Rules

Company Law - Once dividend transferred in Dividend Account but not has not been claimed by the shareholder within 30 days of declaration of dividend. The Company shall transfer such unpaid amount within 37 days from the date of declaration in a special account ‘Unpaid Dividend Account’....

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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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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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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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Govt extends tenure of Shri Amardeep Singh Bhatia

Notification No. S.O. 554(E) - (20/02/2017) - Central Government hereby extends the period of tenure of Shri Amardeep Singh Bhatia, as Chief Executive Officer (Additional Charge) in the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority for a further period of one year with effect from the 1st November, 2016 or till further orders, whichever is e...

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Clarification on due date of transfer of shares to IEPF Authority

General Circular No. 15/2016 - (07/12/2016) - Various representations have been received from Companies for simplification of transfer process of shares under Investor Education & Protection Fund (Accounting. Audit. Transfer. and Refund) Rules, 2016. notified on 05.09.2016. ...

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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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Govt extends tenure of Shri Amardeep Singh Bhatia

Notification No. S.O. 554(E) (20/02/2017)

Central Government hereby extends the period of tenure of Shri Amardeep Singh Bhatia, as Chief Executive Officer (Additional Charge) in the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority for a further period of one year with effect from the 1st November, 2016 or till further orders, whichever is earlier....

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Compliance Calendar under IEPF rule & records to be maintained

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....

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

Process to get back shares from IEPF

All shares in respect of which [dividend has not been paid or claimed for seven consecutive years or more shall be] transferred by the company in the name of Investor Education and Protection Fund along with a statement containing such details as may be prescribed:...

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Clarification on due date of transfer of shares to IEPF Authority

General Circular No. 15/2016 (07/12/2016)

Various representations have been received from Companies for simplification of transfer process of shares under Investor Education & Protection Fund (Accounting. Audit. Transfer. and Refund) Rules, 2016. notified on 05.09.2016. ...

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Filing of Offline Challans with IEPF Authority under Companies Act

General Circular No. 13/2016 (05/12/2016)

Companies depositing amounts to IEPF under section 125 of the Companies Act, 2013 to :- (i) generate challan online only (ii) file form IEPF-1 mentioning the SRN No. of challan (online mode only)....

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Analysis of IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016

Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (“Authority”) shall manage the IEPF which is credited mainly from unpaid Dividend which remains unpaid or unclaimed for a period of Seven years or more lying in Unpaid Dividend Account of the Company and also all amount payable as mentioned in clause (a) to (n) of subsection (2) of Sect...

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