Investor Education and Protection Fund

Procedure for transferring shares to IEPF

Company Law - Section 124(6) of the Companies Act, 2013 (Act) provides that all shares in respect of which dividend has not been paid or claimed for 7 consecutive years or more shall be transferred to IEPF. In case any dividend is paid or claimed for any year during the said period of 7 consecutive years, the shares […]...

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E-Form IEPF-2

Company Law - Purpose of the E-Form IEPF-2: Statement of unclaimed or unpaid amounts and details of Nodal Officer. Earlier E-form INV-5 is filed for this purpose, however after introduction of Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016 , E Form INV-5 is being replaced by E- form IEPF-2 i.e. Sta...

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Claiming Unpaid Amounts and Shares from IEPF

Company Law - We have seen many people stand un-aware of their shareholding in the Company due to several reasons and they find themselves helpless regarding the procedure to claim the same as filing of Form on IEPF website as it is little tricky from their point of view. Keeping in mind their point of view, we tried […]...

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Procedure for transfer of unclaimed shares to IEPF authority

Company Law - Procedure for transfer of unclaimed shares to the Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) authority as required under section 124(6) of companies act, 2013 When Dividend Warrant has not been encashed by the Shareholders for a Continuous period during the last seven years Sr. No Steps Regulatory provisions Action required to be taken...

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Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) under Companies Act, 2013

Company Law - Investor Education and Protection under Companies Act, 2013 1. Power to  whom Section 125(1) CG shall have power to established a fund to be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund. 2.What types of amount to be credited to the Fund Section 125(2) and Rule 3 1. Amount given by the CG by way of […]...

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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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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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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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Last date of form IEPFA-1A & IEPF-2 filing extended

General Circular No. 11/2019 - (25/10/2019) - MCA  waives the additional fee payable by companies on filing form IEPF-1A upto 31.12.2019 and form IEPF-2 (for the purpose of filing Statement of unclaimed and unpaid amounts) upto 30.11.2019 vide General Circular No. 11/2019 Dated: 25.10.2019....

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 571(E) - (14/08/2019) - These rules may be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2019....

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 343(E) - (01/05/2019) - Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2019 shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Procedure for transferring shares to IEPF

Section 124(6) of the Companies Act, 2013 (Act) provides that all shares in respect of which dividend has not been paid or claimed for 7 consecutive years or more shall be transferred to IEPF. In case any dividend is paid or claimed for any year during the said period of 7 consecutive years, the shares […]...

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E-Form IEPF-2

Purpose of the E-Form IEPF-2: Statement of unclaimed or unpaid amounts and details of Nodal Officer. Earlier E-form INV-5 is filed for this purpose, however after introduction of Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016 , E Form INV-5 is being replaced by E- form IEPF-2 i.e. Sta...

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Claiming Unpaid Amounts and Shares from IEPF

We have seen many people stand un-aware of their shareholding in the Company due to several reasons and they find themselves helpless regarding the procedure to claim the same as filing of Form on IEPF website as it is little tricky from their point of view. Keeping in mind their point of view, we tried […]...

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Procedure for transfer of unclaimed shares to IEPF authority

Procedure for transfer of unclaimed shares to the Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) authority as required under section 124(6) of companies act, 2013 When Dividend Warrant has not been encashed by the Shareholders for a Continuous period during the last seven years Sr. No Steps Regulatory provisions Action required to be taken...

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) under Companies Act, 2013

Investor Education and Protection under Companies Act, 2013 1. Power to  whom Section 125(1) CG shall have power to established a fund to be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund. 2.What types of amount to be credited to the Fund Section 125(2) and Rule 3 1. Amount given by the CG by way of […]...

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Investor Education and Protection Fund | Section 125 | Companies Act, 2013

Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) is a fund that is created by Central Government under section 125 of Companies Act, 2013 for promotion of investors’ awareness and protection of interests of investors. ...

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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 OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS NOTIFICATION New D...

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Investor protection and education- The Focus is on

INTRODUCTION The purpose of enlightening us to this concept is to make an assessment of the prevailing investor protection and education regime in India. It throws light at the laws, rules, and regulations governing investor protection and education in the country and reviews the quality of their enforcement. Investor protection affects s...

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Transfer of Shares to IEPF | Section 125 | Companies Act 2013

Company after transferring dividend to unclaimed suspense account shall file details of the amount transferred along with list of shareholders in form IEPF-1 within 30 days of such transfer...

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Transfer of Unclaimed shares to IEPF

Transfer of Unclaimed shares to Investor Education and protection fund (IEPF) (if condition fulfilled) (A) Manner of Dealing with Unclaimed Shares (Regulation 39(4) read with Schedule VI of SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015) The listed entity shall comply with the following procedure while dealing with securities which remain unclaimed and/or...

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