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Initial Steps Towards Setting up of a Public Credit Registry for India

Fema / RBI - University and business school professors Analysts at banks, non-bank finance companies (NBFCs), rating agencies, among others ...

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RBI Report on MCLR Interest rate: Or simply interest rate on loans by commercial banks – what we lost or would gain

Fema / RBI - We wish our readers a happy Deepavali. We never had it so good to find that RBI would undertake whether commercial banks had really passed on any gains or losses to its customers whether on loans (various types) or deposits (yes, various types too) and pass any judgement after discussing with the banks. A common […]...

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P2P Lending – Concept and Regulations

Fema / RBI - This articles aim to introduce the concept of P2P lending and noteworthy features of RBI Master Direction on operation of P2P lending platform....

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Resolution of Stressed Assets: Towards Endgame – Understanding RBI Governor’s observations from speech delivered on August 19, 2017

Fema / RBI - On August 19, 2017, Mr. Urjit Patel, Governor, RBI spoke on the inaugural session of the National Conference on Insolvency and Bankruptcy: Changing Paradigm, Mumbai, and emphatically mentioned the present precarious position of the Balance Sheet of the banks in India and the efforts of RBI, Ministry of Finance as well the banks themselves...

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RBI Report of Household Finance Committee – Some fun with your assets & liabilities as compared to developed countries

Fema / RBI - R B I –  Report of the Household Finance Committee: Some fun with your assets and liabilities as compared to the developed countries  When my nephews and nieces, all well placed in life, when we got together recently, were involved in a heated exchange of the assets and liabilities position of an individual of India […]...

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98.96% of SBNs come back to the RBI after demonetization

Fema / RBI - Taking into consideration, the value of SBNs now reported to have been counted, approximately 98.96% of SBNs in value terms have come back to the RBI after demonetization. In other words, only an estimated Rs. 16000 crore worth of SBNs have not come back to the RBI so far....

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RBI Can ask any bank to initiate insolvency resolution process in respect of a default

Fema / RBI - Ordinance {Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017} has been promulgated on 4th May 2017 authorizing RBI to issue directions to any banking company to initiate insolvency resolution process in respect of a default, under the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) An Ordinance {Banking Regulation (Amendment) Or...

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RBI Committee to refer accounts for resolution under IBC 2016

Fema / RBI - Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted an Internal Advisory Committee (IAC), which arrived at an objective, non-discretionary criterion for referring accounts for resolution under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC). Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted an Internal Advisory Committee (IAC), which arrived at an objective...

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Features of Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2017-18– Series II

Fema / RBI - Government of India in consultation with RBI decides to issue Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2017-18– Series II; Applications for the bond will be accepted from July 10, 2017 to July 14, 2017; The Bonds will be issued on July 28, 2017. Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India, has decided to […]...

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RBI Second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017- 18

Fema / RBI - Since the April 2017 meeting of the MPC, global economic activity has expanded at a modest pace, supported by firming growth in major advanced economies (AEs) and in some emerging market economies (EMEs) as well. ...

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Unrealised loss on outstanding interest rate swaps would be allowable as business deduction

J P Morgan Chase Bank Vs. ADIT (ITAT Mumbai) - This decision is relevant to assessees following RBI guidelines for accounting for interest rates swaps. Companies which are claiming unrealised loss on outstanding interest rate swaps at the year end would find this ruling useful. While this ruling ...

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Mere disclosure of any income or loss without disclosing particulars of income or loss cannot be said to be a full and true disclosure of facts for determining total income under IT Act

Survidhi Financial Services Ltd. Vs. ACIT (ITAT Delhi) - Merely because the assessee is not required to disclose the particulars of sale and purchase of units in audit report obtained under the Companies Act, it cannot be a bona fide reason or an excuse for not disclosing the same in the statement of accounts or any annexure filed along with the return of...

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Adjustment of notional royalty, for the know how transferred to Indian company, against the purchase consideration for the products manufactured for t

Robert Bosch GmbH Vs. ACIT (ITAT Bangalore) - Recently, the Bangalore bench of the Income-tax Appellate Tribunal (the Tribunal) in the case of Robert Bosch GmbH v. ACIT [2010-TII-149-ITAT-BANG-INTL] (the taxpayer) while rejecting the contention of the tax department held that the taxpayer is not expected to make royalty income with reference to...

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Gains on sale of shares allotted under cashless ESOP plan not taxable as capital gains

Mr. Bomi S. Billimoria Vs. A.C, Mumbai (ITAT Mumbai) - The Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai in the case of Mr. Bomi S. Billimoria vs. A.C Cir 23(1), Mumbai (ITA No.2120/Mum/1998) held that in case no payment has been made for acquiring shares under Employee Stock Option Plan, the gain on sale of said shares should not be liable to capital gains tax...

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Payment made to foreign company for outright purchase of plant and know-how cannot be considered as ‘Royalty’

CIT v. Maggronic Devices Pvt. Ltd. (Himachal Pradesh High Court) - Recently, the Himachal Pradesh High Court in the case of CIT v. Maggronic Devices Pvt. Ltd. [2009-TIOL-568-HC-HP-IT] held that payment made by the taxpayer to a Singapore company for outright purchase of plant and product knowhow cannot be considered as ‘Royalty’ within the provisions of the Inc...

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OTC Government Securities Transaction by FPIs – Settlement Period

RBI/2017-18/97 FMRD.DIRD.05/14.03.007/2017-18 - (16/11/2017) - As announced in paragraph 13 of the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies, of the fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2017- 18 dated October 04, 2017, it has now been decided to permit FPIs to settle OTC secondary market transactions in Government Securities either on T+1 or...

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Secondary market transactions in Government Securities – Notional Short Sale

RBI/2017-18/96 FMRD.DIRD.04/14.03.007/2017-18 - (16/11/2017) - In terms of RBI circulars IDMD.PCD.21/14.03.07/2011-12 dated June 21, 2012, and IDMD.PCD.14/14.03.07/2011-12 dated December 28, 2011 market participants undertaking ‘notional’ short sale are not permitted to use securities from their HTM/AFS/HFT portfolio for delivery against the short sale....

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Agency Commission for GST receipt transactions

RBI/2017-18/95 DGBA.GBD.No.1324/31.02.007/2017-18 - (16/11/2017) - Please refer to Para 15 of our Master Circular on Conduct of Government Business by Agency Banks - Payment of Agency Commission dated July 01, 2017 related to claiming of agency commission....

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FEMA (Transfer or Issue of any Foreign Security) Amendment Regulation, 2017

Notification No. FEMA. 369/2017-RB - (14/11/2017) - (i) These Regulations shall be called the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Any Foreign Security) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017. (ii) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Banking Facility for Senior Citizens and Differently abled Persons

RBI/2017-18/89 DBR.No.Leg.BC.96/09.07.005/2017-18 - (09/11/2017) - Please refer to Paragraph 8 of Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies, released by Reserve Bank of India on October 4, 2017 as part of Fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2017-18, a copy of which is enclosed....

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OTC Government Securities Transaction by FPIs – Settlement Period

RBI/2017-18/97 FMRD.DIRD.05/14.03.007/2017-18 (16/11/2017)

As announced in paragraph 13 of the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies, of the fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2017- 18 dated October 04, 2017, it has now been decided to permit FPIs to settle OTC secondary market transactions in Government Securities either on T+1 or on T+2 basis. It may be ensured that al...

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Secondary market transactions in Government Securities – Notional Short Sale

RBI/2017-18/96 FMRD.DIRD.04/14.03.007/2017-18 (16/11/2017)

In terms of RBI circulars IDMD.PCD.21/14.03.07/2011-12 dated June 21, 2012, and IDMD.PCD.14/14.03.07/2011-12 dated December 28, 2011 market participants undertaking ‘notional’ short sale are not permitted to use securities from their HTM/AFS/HFT portfolio for delivery against the short sale....

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Agency Commission for GST receipt transactions

RBI/2017-18/95 DGBA.GBD.No.1324/31.02.007/2017-18 (16/11/2017)

Please refer to Para 15 of our Master Circular on Conduct of Government Business by Agency Banks - Payment of Agency Commission dated July 01, 2017 related to claiming of agency commission....

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FEMA (Transfer or Issue of any Foreign Security) Amendment Regulation, 2017

Notification No. FEMA. 369/2017-RB (14/11/2017)

(i) These Regulations shall be called the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Any Foreign Security) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017. (ii) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Banking Facility for Senior Citizens and Differently abled Persons

RBI/2017-18/89 DBR.No.Leg.BC.96/09.07.005/2017-18 (09/11/2017)

Please refer to Paragraph 8 of Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies, released by Reserve Bank of India on October 4, 2017 as part of Fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2017-18, a copy of which is enclosed....

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Simplified Hedging Facility Guidelines for Resident and non-resident entities

RBI/2017-18/88 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 11 (09/11/2017)

ii. If hedging requirement of the user exceeds the limit in course of time, the designated bank may re-assess and, at its discretion, extend the limit up to 150% of the stipulated cap. iii. Hedge contracts in OTC market can be booked with any AD Cat-I bank, provided the underlying cash flow takes place with the same bank....

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Directions on Managing Risks & Code of Conduct in Outsourcing of Financial Services by NBFCs

RBI/2017-18/87 DNBR.PD.CC.No.090/03.10.001/2017-18 (09/11/2017)

In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 45 L of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, the Reserve Bank of India after being satisfied that it is necessary and expedient in the public interest so to do and with a view to put in place necessary safeguards applicable to outsourcing of activities by NBFCs, hereby issues the Direction...

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Initial Steps Towards Setting up of a Public Credit Registry for India

University and business school professors Analysts at banks, non-bank finance companies (NBFCs), rating agencies, among others ...

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Permission to resident / non-resident entities to hedge transactions with simple Procedures

Notification No. FEMA. 388/2017-RB (24/10/2017)

Notwithstanding anything contained in paras 4, 5, 5A and 5B, resident entities with foreign currency exposures and non- resident entities with rupee exposures, other than individuals, may hedge underlying exchange rate risk arising out of transactions permitted under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999...

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RBI Report on MCLR Interest rate: Or simply interest rate on loans by commercial banks – what we lost or would gain

We wish our readers a happy Deepavali. We never had it so good to find that RBI would undertake whether commercial banks had really passed on any gains or losses to its customers whether on loans (various types) or deposits (yes, various types too) and pass any judgement after discussing with the banks. A common […]...

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