National Company Law Tribunal

Cyrus Mistry-Tatas feud: Rights of Minority shareholders compromised??

Company Law - NCLT, Mumbai Bench dismissed the petition filed by Cyrus Mistry who incidentally owns about 18.3% (including preference capital) of Tata Sons Limited. NCLT ruled that Tata Sons Limited has all the rights to remove its Executive Chairman and NCLT found no merit in Mistry’s  allegations of operational mismanagement and oppression of mino...

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NCLT approval in case of conversion – Why & When….??

Company Law - We all know that The Companies Act, 2013 provides for conversion from one type of a company to another. A Private Company can convert itself into a Public Company merely by altering MOA and AOA but a Public Company can convert itself into a Private Company only after the approval of National Company Law Tribunal […]...

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Key points while filing petition/application before NCLT court

Company Law - As we all knows that Central Government notified NCLT Rules, 2016 on 21st of July, 2016 through notification in the official gazette. The provisions specify the professionals i.e., Company Secretaries, Chartered Accountants and Advocates who can practice before the NCLT or NCLAT....

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FAQs on Holding AGM through NCLT under Companies Act, 2013

Company Law - As per section 96 of CA, 2013, every Company (other than OPC) shall hold a general meeting annually (exclusive of any other meeting). But if any default is made in holding the annual general meeting of a Company u/s 96, then the Tribunal (NCLT) shall come into the picture....

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Whether Limitation Act Applicable On Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016

Company Law - The NCLAT held that that in the absence of any provision in IBC, the Limitation Act, 1963 would not be applicable to initiation of Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process. The NCLAT further observed:...

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Government proposes to set up National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)

Company Law - The Ministry of Corporate Affairs Government proposes to set up National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) which will replace Company Law Board, Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction and Appellate Authority for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction....

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Government proposes to set up ‘National Company Law Tribunal’

Company Law - The Government has said that it proposes to set up a ‘National Company Law Tribunal’ to consolidate the powers and jurisdiction presently being exercised by various bodies namely, Company Law Board, Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction, High Courts and entrust it to the Tribunal. Stating this in written reply to a questio...

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Corporate ministry started consultations on feasibility of setting up NCLT

Company Law - The ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) has started a round of consultations with the law ministry on the feasibility of setting up a National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) in the next one year....

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Government starts process to set up National Company Law Tribunal

Company Law - To set up a Company Law Tribunal without further delay, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has begun consultations to make the necessary amendments in the Companies Act. The move comes in the backdrop of the Supreme Court judgment recommending changes in the existing Act to accommodate the tribunal within the constitutional framework....

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SC upheld legality of NCLT and NCLAT

Company Law - In a landmark judgment, a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the legality of the Companies (Second Amendment) Act, 2002, providing for the establishment of the National Company Law Tribunal and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal to deal exclusively with the company cases for their speedy disposal. ...

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Merger of Partnership Firms under Companies Act, 2013- Is it possible?

M/s. Kediya Ceramics (NCLT Ahemdabad) - A partnership firm can participate in a scheme of amalgamation only after converting itself into a company under section 366 of the Act. Since the vesting of properties and liabilities of such partnership firm to the company is by operation of law [Section 368 of the Act], the succession is exempt f...

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NCLT seek opinion of ICAI on derogatory remarks of personal nature in Audit Report

Punita Khatter Vs. Explorers Travels & Tours (P) Ltd. (National Company Law Tribunal Delhi) - Representatives from the Institute of Chartered Accountant have prayed for some time to assist this Bench whether disparaging remarks of a personal nature would fall within the purview of a Chartered Accountant to be mentioned in the Audit report....

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NCLT imposes Rs. 10 Lakh Cost for seeking transfer of cases on minor excuses

Cyrus Investment & Anr Vs. Tata Sons Ltd. & Ors. (National Company Law Tribunal) - Cyrus Investment & Anr Vs. Tata Sons Ltd. & Ors. (National Company Law Tribunal) A perusal of the aforesaid prayer does not leave any manner of doubt that the prayer was made for entrusting the Company Petition No. 82/2016 to such Bench of the NCLT as may be appropriate for hearing the same ...

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NCLT Order levy of compounding fee of Rs. 3.39 Lakh for Non Appointment of CS

Re. Atyati Technologies Private Limited (National Company Law Tribunal Bangalore) - If a company contravenes the provisions of this section, the company shall be punishable with fine which shall not be less than one lakh rupees but which may extend to five lakh rupees and every director and key managerial personnel of the company who is in default shall be punishable with fine whic...

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Whether dispute raised by OC is bar for acceptance of petition under IBC

Anil Steels V. A.D. Electro Steel Co. (P.) Ltd (NCLT Kolkata Bench) - Whether Corporate Debtor can bar the NCLT to accept the petition of Operational Creditor by raising a dispute on the Demand Notice...

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CBDT on Decentralization of handling of cases under IBC 2016

F. No. 385/04/2018-IT(Budget) - (16/01/2018) - The undersigned is directed to say that by virtue of implementation of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (IBC) 2016 after the repeal of erstwhile Sick Industrial Companies Act (SICA). The necessity to decentralize handling of cases at the level of field formations has been felt as 11 National Company Law...

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Restore ‘struck off’ companies under Companies Act, 2013: CBDT

F.No. 225/423/2017-ITA.II - (29/12/2017) - Board has decided that request/appeal for restoration of name of the 'struck off' company with retrospective date from the date of being 'struck off' shall be made by the income-tax department in following situations: i. where proceedings under section 143(3)/144/147/153A/153C/set-aside cases wer...

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Appoint counsels to represent cases before NCLT: CBDT to PrCCIT

F.No.278/M-52/2003-ITJ(Pt.) - (08/11/2017) - On June 01,2016, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs(MCA) published a notification regarding the constitution of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal(NCLAT)....

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Lodging of tax arrear claims of cases filed under IBC 2016 before NCLTs

F. No. DIT(RI/DIFR/2017-18/ - (28/09/2017) - In this connection the region wise jurisdiction of companies, against whom insolvency proceedings have been initiated under The Insolvency Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC 2016 in short) as available under the icon Public Announcement in the website of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board Of India (IBBI in shor...

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Lodging of tax arrear claims and impleading as a party before NCLTs

F. No. Addl. DIT (R)/BIFR/2017-18/8/733 - (20/09/2017) - The Directorate looks after the cases of sick companies which require rehabilitation/ resolution of sickness. Previously the sick companies used to move Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIER) under the Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1985 (SICA). ...

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Cyrus Mistry-Tatas feud: Rights of Minority shareholders compromised??

NCLT, Mumbai Bench dismissed the petition filed by Cyrus Mistry who incidentally owns about 18.3% (including preference capital) of Tata Sons Limited. NCLT ruled that Tata Sons Limited has all the rights to remove its Executive Chairman and NCLT found no merit in Mistry’s  allegations of operational mismanagement and oppression of mino...

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Merger of Partnership Firms under Companies Act, 2013- Is it possible?

M/s. Kediya Ceramics (NCLT Ahemdabad)

A partnership firm can participate in a scheme of amalgamation only after converting itself into a company under section 366 of the Act. Since the vesting of properties and liabilities of such partnership firm to the company is by operation of law [Section 368 of the Act], the succession is exempt from capital gains tax pursuant to the pr...

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Posted Under: Company Law | |

NCLT approval in case of conversion – Why & When….??

We all know that The Companies Act, 2013 provides for conversion from one type of a company to another. A Private Company can convert itself into a Public Company merely by altering MOA and AOA but a Public Company can convert itself into a Private Company only after the approval of National Company Law Tribunal […]...

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

Key points while filing petition/application before NCLT court

As we all knows that Central Government notified NCLT Rules, 2016 on 21st of July, 2016 through notification in the official gazette. The provisions specify the professionals i.e., Company Secretaries, Chartered Accountants and Advocates who can practice before the NCLT or NCLAT....

Read More
Posted Under: Company Law |

CBDT on Decentralization of handling of cases under IBC 2016

F. No. 385/04/2018-IT(Budget) (16/01/2018)

The undersigned is directed to say that by virtue of implementation of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (IBC) 2016 after the repeal of erstwhile Sick Industrial Companies Act (SICA). The necessity to decentralize handling of cases at the level of field formations has been felt as 11 National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) benches having territor...

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Restore ‘struck off’ companies under Companies Act, 2013: CBDT

F.No. 225/423/2017-ITA.II (29/12/2017)

Board has decided that request/appeal for restoration of name of the 'struck off' company with retrospective date from the date of being 'struck off' shall be made by the income-tax department in following situations: i. where proceedings under section 143(3)/144/147/153A/153C/set-aside cases were already in progress; or ii where pr...

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FAQs on Holding AGM through NCLT under Companies Act, 2013

As per section 96 of CA, 2013, every Company (other than OPC) shall hold a general meeting annually (exclusive of any other meeting). But if any default is made in holding the annual general meeting of a Company u/s 96, then the Tribunal (NCLT) shall come into the picture....

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Whether Limitation Act Applicable On Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016

The NCLAT held that that in the absence of any provision in IBC, the Limitation Act, 1963 would not be applicable to initiation of Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process. The NCLAT further observed:...

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Posted Under: Company Law |

NCLT seek opinion of ICAI on derogatory remarks of personal nature in Audit Report

Punita Khatter Vs. Explorers Travels & Tours (P) Ltd. (National Company Law Tribunal Delhi)

Representatives from the Institute of Chartered Accountant have prayed for some time to assist this Bench whether disparaging remarks of a personal nature would fall within the purview of a Chartered Accountant to be mentioned in the Audit report....

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Posted Under: Company Law |

Appoint counsels to represent cases before NCLT: CBDT to PrCCIT

F.No.278/M-52/2003-ITJ(Pt.) (08/11/2017)

On June 01,2016, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs(MCA) published a notification regarding the constitution of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal(NCLAT)....

Read More
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