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Impact of Increase In Non-Performing Assets In Bank– Comparative Analysis of Public Sector And Private Sector Banks In India

Fema / RBI - The banking system plays a vital role in the finance sector. Without the sound and efficient system of the bank will lead to a healthy economy. The Narasimhan committee introduced the concept of non- performing assets. And it is the best way for judging the status of the bank. ...

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Something for everyone: Hold for bond market, change in stance for FX market

Fema / RBI - The RBI in an unexpected move decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.50%. The vote to stay on hold was advocated by five out of six members in the monetary policy Committee (MPC). ...

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Will RBI take a U-turn on its stand on Bitcoins?

Fema / RBI - Yes, we all agree that change is an inevitable part of life but the block chain technology is the disruptive change which shall be witnessed by almost every sector. One of the examples of block chain technology is crypto-currencies. Please do understand that there is a difference between crypto-currencies being banned in India and crypto-...

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Working Capital Constraints & Exports: Evidence from GST roll out

Fema / RBI - The implementation and refund delays under the new tax regime of Goods and Services Tax (GST) seem to have led to working capital constraints for firms, which in turn might have hurt their exports in October 2017. ...

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21 FAQs on Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme (PMGKDS), 2016

Fema / RBI - Articles answers 21 FAQs on Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme 2016 for declarant under Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016...

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Reflections on Current Policy Issues Facing Indian Economy

Fema / RBI - Indian economy has witnessed an accelerated pace of domestic reforms in recent years. These reforms include, inter alia, the flexible inflation-targeting monetary policy framework, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and steps for enhancing foreign investments by liberalising the FDI regime and under...

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India’s Investment Cycle: An Empirical Investigation

Fema / RBI - This study estimates the duration of the investment cycle and examines the determinants of investment activity in India. Using the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) dating procedure, the study finds that the real investment rate in India followed a three-year cycle during the period from 1950-51 to 2017-18...

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USD/INR Update: Change in Call

Fema / RBI - The famous English economist John Maynard Keynes is known have to have retorted to a critic who pointed out that his predictions and policies changed all too often –I change my mind when the facts do. What do you do, sir?...

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RBI Cautions about Fictitious Emails

Fema / RBI - Reserve Bank of India has been periodically reiterating about the activities of unscrupulous elements using the name of RBI and defrauding the common public. These elements use fake letter heads of RBI, send emails impersonating as employees of RBI and lure people with fictitious offers / lottery winnings / remittance of cheap funds in fo...

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Minutes of Monetary Policy Committee Meeting December 5-6, 2017

Fema / RBI - The eighth meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), constituted under section 45ZB of the amended Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, was held on December 5 and 6, 2017 at the Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai....

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FEMA – Claim for interest in the nature of compensation for wrongful retention of money is not maintainable

Directorate Of Enforcement Vs. Subhash Muljimal Gandhi (Delhi High Court) - Directorate of Enforcement Vs. Subhash Muljimal Gandhi ( Delhi HC)- that interest at the rate of 6% per annum under Rule 8 could have been awarded to the respondent on the seized Indian currency only. The learned Single Judge has however applying the said Rule also awarded interest on the seized fo...

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SC asks Ketan Ketan Parikh and Co to Deposit deposit 50 percent of penalty imposed for Fema violations

Ketan V. Parekh Vs. Special Director, Directorate of Enforcement and another (Supreme Court of India) - Ketan V. Parekh Vs. Special Director, Directorate of Enforcement and another (Supreme Court)- Ketan Parikh, Kartik Parikh and M/s. Panther Fincap and Management Services Ltd, were imposed a penalty of Rs. 80 Crores, 12 Crores and 40 Crores respectively by the Special Director of Enforcement, Mumbai ...

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Section 45(1A) of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 – Binod Kumar Versus State of Jharkhand & Others

Binod Kumar Vs State of Jharkhand & Others (Supreme Court of India) - Binod Kumar Versus State of Jharkhand & Others- In the impugned judgment, it is mentioned that the basic allegation is amassing of illicit wealth by various former Ministers, including a former Chief Minister of the State. The money alleged to have been so earned is of unprecedented amounts. However...

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Foreign exchange –Contravention of provisions of Act–Liable to prosecution as well as penalty by adjudicating officer

Radheshyam Kejriwal Vs. State of West Bengal & ANR. (Supreme Court of India) - Foreign exchange --Contravention of provisions of Act--Liable to prosecution as well as penalty by adjudicating officer--Proceeding before adjudicating officer for acts considered offence--Exoneration in adjudication proceedings--No case for criminal proceedings thereafter on same facts--Foreign Exc...

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Appeal No.: Writ Petition Nos. 23110 & 23558 of 2009, dated: 26.03.2010

P. Giribabu Vs. Dy. Director of Enforcement (Madras High Court) - The relief sought for by the petitioner seeking permission to be accompanied by an advocate of his choice when he appears before the Enforcement Directorate in pursuance of the summons issued under section 37 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and recording of statement in the presence of ...

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Interest Subvention Scheme for MSMEs

The Scheme aims at encouraging both manufacturing and service enterprises to increase productivity and provides incentives to MSMEs for onboarding on GST platform which helps in formalization of economy, while reducing the cost of credit. The Scheme will be in operation for a period of two financial...

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Investment by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) in Debt

RBI/2018-19/123 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 19 - (15/02/2019) - As announced in paragraph 10 of the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies of the Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2018-19 dated February 07, 2019, in order to encourage a wider spectrum of investors to access the Indian corporate debt market, it has been decided to withdra...

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RBI Cautions against Fraud in Digital Payment Ecosystem

Alert No: 1/2019 - (14/02/2019) - Fraudulent transactions using the UPI platform are increasing. We have issued advisory no.1 dated January 10, 2019 in this regard. Recently, a new modus operandi has been brought to our notice through which fraudster can easily take remote access of a victim's mobile device and carry out transaction...

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ECB for Resolution Applicants under Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process

RBI/2018-19/121 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 18 - (07/02/2019) - RBI to relax the end-use restrictions for resolution applicants under the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP) and allow them to raise ECBs from the recognised lenders, except the branches/ overseas subsidiaries of Indian banks, for repayment of Rupee term loans of the target company under...

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Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2018-19

Press Release: 2018-2019/1877 - (07/02/2019) - On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation at its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to: Reduce the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points from 6.5 per cent to 6.25 per cent with immediate effec...

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Interest Subvention Scheme for MSMEs

The Scheme aims at encouraging both manufacturing and service enterprises to increase productivity and provides incentives to MSMEs for onboarding on GST platform which helps in formalization of economy, while reducing the cost of credit. The Scheme will be in operation for a period of two financial years FY 2019 and FY 2020....

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Investment by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) in Debt

RBI/2018-19/123 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 19 (15/02/2019)

As announced in paragraph 10 of the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies of the Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2018-19 dated February 07, 2019, in order to encourage a wider spectrum of investors to access the Indian corporate debt market, it has been decided to withdraw this provision with immediate effect....

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RBI Cautions against Fraud in Digital Payment Ecosystem

Alert No: 1/2019 (14/02/2019)

Fraudulent transactions using the UPI platform are increasing. We have issued advisory no.1 dated January 10, 2019 in this regard. Recently, a new modus operandi has been brought to our notice through which fraudster can easily take remote access of a victim's mobile device and carry out transactions. Stepwise details are as under:...

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ECB for Resolution Applicants under Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process

RBI/2018-19/121 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 18 (07/02/2019)

RBI to relax the end-use restrictions for resolution applicants under the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP) and allow them to raise ECBs from the recognised lenders, except the branches/ overseas subsidiaries of Indian banks, for repayment of Rupee term loans of the target company under the approval route....

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Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2018-19

Press Release: 2018-2019/1877 (07/02/2019)

On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation at its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to: Reduce the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points from 6.5 per cent to 6.25 per cent with immediate effect....

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Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident outside India) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Notification No. FEMA. 20(R) (6)/2019-RB (31/01/2019)

These Regulations may be called the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident outside India) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2019....

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RBI Policy Paper on Authorisation of New Retail Payment Systems

Press Release: 2018-2019/1708 (21/01/2019)

The Reserve Bank has today placed on its website a policy paper on Authorisation of New Retail Payment Systems for public comments....

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Reflections on Current Policy Issues Facing Indian Economy

Indian economy has witnessed an accelerated pace of domestic reforms in recent years. These reforms include, inter alia, the flexible inflation-targeting monetary policy framework, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and steps for enhancing foreign investments by liberalising the FDI regime and under...

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ECB Policy – Salient features of new ECB framework

RBI/2018-19/109  A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 17, Press Release: 2018-2019/1673 (16/01/2019)

Eligible Borrowers: This has been expanded to include all entities eligible to receive FDI. Additionally, Port Trusts, Units in SEZ, SIDBI, EXIM Bank, registered entities engaged in micro-finance activities, viz., registered not for profit companies, registered societies/trusts/cooperatives and non-government organisations can also borrow...

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Merchant exporters eligible for Interest Equalisation Scheme for Pre and Post Shipment Rupee Export Credit

Notification No. RBI/2018-19/107 DBR.Dir.BC.No.22/04.02.001/2018-19 (11/01/2019)

It has been decided by the Government of India to include merchant exporters also, w.e.f. January 2, 2019, under the ongoing Interest Equalisation Scheme for Pre and Post Shipment Rupee Export Credit and allow them interest equalisation at the rate of 3% on credit for export of products covered under 416 tariff lines identified under the...

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