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Provide Clarity on Taxability of Surplus on Sale of Shares & Securities – Capital Gains or Business Income

As regards shares and other securities, the same can be held either as capital asset or stock-in-trade / trading asset or both. However, the Act does not contain any specific guidelines as to the characterisation of any particular investment as capital asset or stock-in-trade / trading asset. While this characterisation is essentially a f...

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Review of policy relating to forfeiture of partly paid-up shares

Forfeiture of shares is a process specified under Table-F (Articles of Association of a Company Limited by Shares) of Schedule I of the Companies Act, 2013. The standard procedure to be followed in case of forfeiture of partly paid-up shares is as follows:...

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Shares of Money Matters crashes on real estate scam

Share of Money Matters Financial Services today nosedived by 20 per cent, hitting a lower circuit on BSE, on allegations that the firm bribed senior officials of public sector financial institutions for procuring loans for corporates. The Mumbai-base...

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Companies Act may specify stringent rules for filing class action suits

To prevent misuse of class action suits, the new Companies Act may specify a minimum number of shareholders or creditors of companies for exercising the right to file such cases, the Corporate Affairs Minister, Mr Salman Khurshid, has said. This is a major change from the current position on class action suits as mentioned in the Companie...

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Corporate can Pay stamp duty online for formation of company, Increase in Authorise Share capital etc

Come September, the incorporation of companies or various regulatory filings will not be a cumbersome and time-taking exercise anymore. The government is going to start e-stamp facility that would allow corporates to deposit stamp duty electronically. From September 12, stamp duty for various instruments including Memorandum of Associatio...

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Companies once delisted have to wait for 10 years to relist

Companies cannot relist themselves on the bourses for up to ten years after their delisting, instead of two years as was the case earlier. The re-listing of a company can be done only after ten years, if its delisting is compulsory or initiated by the bourses, while in cases of voluntary delisting, the companies can list […]...

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SEBI not obliged to obtain information from exchanges for sharing with the public under RTI

Market regulator SEBI on Friday said it is not obliged to obtain information from stock exchanges for sharing it with the public under the Right to Information Act. “SEBI Act gives powers to SEBI to obtain information for certain purposes and not for obtaining such information from the exchange for the sole purpose of providing...

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SEBI asks listed companies disclose the voting rights break up of shareholders for each class of security issued

Listed companies have to disclose to stock exchanges the voting rights break up of shareholders for each class of security issued, a SEBI amendment to the Equity Listing Agreement has specified. “It has been decided to amend clause 35 of the Equity Listing Agreement to provide additional format for disclosure of voting rights pattern in...

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SEBI asks companies to declare dividend on per share basis instead of Percent basis

Clearing shareholders‘ confusion over returns they get from equities, market regulator SEBI on Friday made it mandatory for companies to declare dividend on per share basis, besides prescribing a uniform procedure for dealing with unclaimed shares.   “It has been decided to mandate that listed companies shall declare thei...

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Merger of RIL & RPL will be tax neutral for RPL Shareholders

The merger of Reliance Pertroleum (RPL) with Reliance Industries (RIL) is the latest in a long string of amalgamations and mergers that have taken place over time in the Reliance group. As per the arrangement announced by RIL, RPL shareholders of RPL will get one share of RIL for every 16 RPL shares held by […]...

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